The first table below looks at the demand for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 386 361 389
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Contract jobs citing V-Model 7 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.092% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 14
Average daily rate £408 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £280 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17874 16444 20506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.49% 75.99% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12665 11408 13409
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 221 325
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
V-Model
England

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -13 2 - - 1
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
V-Model
England

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing V-Model also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited V-Model.

1 18 (51.43%) Waterfall
2 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) Scrum
3 10 (28.57%) QA
3 10 (28.57%) Oracle
4 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.71%) JIRA
4 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
4 9 (25.71%) Finance
5 8 (22.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (20.00%) Banking
6 7 (20.00%) SQL
7 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
7 6 (17.14%) C#
7 6 (17.14%) Java
7 6 (17.14%) .NET
7 6 (17.14%) UNIX
7 6 (17.14%) ISEB
7 6 (17.14%) Subversion
7 6 (17.14%) Kanban
7 6 (17.14%) Test Management
7 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (17.14%) Degree
7 6 (17.14%) Atlassian
7 6 (17.14%) FishEye
7 6 (17.14%) Confluence
7 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
8 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 5 (14.29%) Git (software)

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing V-Model also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited V-Model. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.14%) Confluence
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) LiveCycle
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.43%) Big Data
2 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (11.43%) Star Schema
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) JIRA
2 8 (22.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (17.14%) Subversion
3 6 (17.14%) FishEye
4 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (8.57%) Selenium
6 3 (8.57%) TestDirector
7 1 (2.86%) Maven
7 1 (2.86%) Ant
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Back Office
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Publishing
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Business Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) QA Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Deployment Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.71%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) XSLT
4 1 (2.86%) Swing
4 1 (2.86%) JMS
4 1 (2.86%) Middleware
4 1 (2.86%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Open Source
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.71%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (5.71%) Derivative
2 2 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (5.71%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (5.71%) Kindle
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) UNIX
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) VMS
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Waterfall
2 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) Scrum
4 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
5 6 (17.14%) Kanban
5 6 (17.14%) Test Management
6 5 (14.29%) RAD
6 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 4 (11.43%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (11.43%) Analytics
7 4 (11.43%) Inmon Methodology
7 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.43%) DSDM
7 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) TDD
8 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) C#
2 6 (17.14%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
3 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ISEB
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) Atlassian
4 3 (8.57%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) Adobe
5 2 (5.71%) Calypso
6 1 (2.86%) Intershop
6 1 (2.86%) Demandware
6 1 (2.86%) Green Hat