The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 422 417 431
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing V-Model 19 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.078% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.094% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 12
Median daily rate £425 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £488 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £59.25
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -28.27%
V-Model
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19685 19203 19669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.98% 83.25% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14097 13781 13947
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 218 246
Median hourly rate £24.72 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.93 £52.05 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing V-Model as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in London

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing V-Model across the London region.

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in London

V-Model
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing V-Model across the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram in London

V-Model
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the London region.

V-Model Hourly Rate Trend in London

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 3 £475 +15.15% 2
V-Model
England

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing V-Model also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 18 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 17 (37.78%) SQL
5 15 (33.33%) Finance
5 15 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 15 (33.33%) Defect Management
6 13 (28.89%) Java
6 13 (28.89%) Linux
6 13 (28.89%) JIRA
7 12 (26.67%) ISTQB
8 11 (24.44%) QA
8 11 (24.44%) Test Planning
9 10 (22.22%) SDLC
9 10 (22.22%) Oracle
9 10 (22.22%) Selenium
9 10 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (22.22%) Scrum
9 10 (22.22%) Banking
10 9 (20.00%) .NET
10 9 (20.00%) Windows
10 9 (20.00%) Test Management
10 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (17.78%) Project Management
11 8 (17.78%) Regression Testing
12 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
12 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
12 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) Confluence
2 4 (8.89%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) SAP FI
2 4 (8.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.44%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (2.22%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.22%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Bluemix
1 1 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) Spotfire
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) JIRA
2 10 (22.22%) Selenium
3 6 (13.33%) Bugzilla
4 5 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.67%) HP UFT
5 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.44%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.44%) Maven
7 1 (2.22%) Cobertura
7 1 (2.22%) FogBugz
7 1 (2.22%) Gradle
7 1 (2.22%) Hudson
7 1 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.22%) Ranorex
7 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 4 (8.89%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Test Manager
3 9 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Tester
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery Test Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Programme Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Programme Test Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.89%) Test Programme Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Integration Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) SAP Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) SAP Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) Web Services
3 5 (11.11%) HTML
3 5 (11.11%) SOAP
3 5 (11.11%) XML
4 4 (8.89%) RESTful
5 2 (4.44%) Middleware
6 1 (2.22%) J2EE
6 1 (2.22%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.67%) STB
1 3 (6.67%) SWIFT
2 2 (4.44%) Statistics
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Contactless
3 1 (2.22%) DTCC
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) PMI
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 18 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 15 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 15 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 11 (24.44%) Test Planning
6 10 (22.22%) Scrum
6 10 (22.22%) SDLC
6 10 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (20.00%) Test Management
8 8 (17.78%) Project Management
8 8 (17.78%) Regression Testing
9 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
11 5 (11.11%) Record to Report
11 5 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 13 (28.89%) Java
3 6 (13.33%) C
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) Degree
3 5 (11.11%) ISEB
4 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SEPA
2 2 (4.44%) TARGET2
3 1 (2.22%) COBIT
3 1 (2.22%) MISRA
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) SAP
4 3 (6.67%) HP
4 3 (6.67%) IBM
5 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.22%) Green Hat
6 1 (2.22%) Sybase
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