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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 362 371 352
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs citing V-Model 36 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.091% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £590 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £293 £338
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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
16730 17174 15442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.79% 78.57% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11866 11744 10840
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 238 253
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 11 £353 -29.50% 1
Uxbridge - 4 £325 -
Hounslow - - - -
V-Model
England

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 61 (78.21%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (62.82%) Waterfall
3 36 (46.15%) SQL
4 29 (37.18%) Test Automation
5 27 (34.62%) Selenium
6 26 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 25 (32.05%) BDD
8 24 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (30.77%) Java
9 23 (29.49%) ISEB
10 22 (28.21%) Windows
10 22 (28.21%) Regression Testing
10 22 (28.21%) TDD
11 21 (26.92%) Software Testing
11 21 (26.92%) ISTQB
11 21 (26.92%) .NET
11 21 (26.92%) QA
11 21 (26.92%) Cucumber
12 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
13 19 (24.36%) Use Case
14 18 (23.08%) WebDriver
15 17 (21.79%) JIRA
16 15 (19.23%) Performance Testing
16 15 (19.23%) SoapUI
16 15 (19.23%) Scrum
17 14 (17.95%) Integration Testing
17 14 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
18 13 (16.67%) Oracle
19 12 (15.38%) HP
19 12 (15.38%) Finance

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 9 (11.54%) IIS
2 4 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.85%) CMS
4 2 (2.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) HTTP
1 5 (6.41%) HTTPS
2 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.13%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) MongoDB
1 8 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Big Data
2 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.28%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.28%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (34.62%) Selenium
2 21 (26.92%) Cucumber
3 18 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 17 (21.79%) JIRA
5 15 (19.23%) SoapUI
6 12 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 12 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (14.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (12.82%) Jenkins
9 9 (11.54%) Hudson
9 9 (11.54%) TestNG
9 9 (11.54%) JBehave
9 9 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (11.54%) LoadRunner
9 9 (11.54%) JUnit
10 8 (10.26%) NeoLoad
11 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
12 5 (6.41%) Fiddler
12 5 (6.41%) SpecFlow
12 5 (6.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.85%) Retail
5 2 (2.56%) Military
5 2 (2.56%) Back Office
5 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Analyst
2 19 (24.36%) Test Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Tester
5 7 (8.97%) Automation Tester
5 7 (8.97%) Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Performance Test Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Design Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Design Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Junior
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Tester
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Junior Tester
8 4 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) .NET
2 11 (14.10%) XML
3 9 (11.54%) SOAP
4 8 (10.26%) JSON
5 7 (8.97%) RESTful
5 7 (8.97%) Web Services
6 5 (6.41%) .NET Framework
6 5 (6.41%) REST
7 4 (5.13%) CSS
8 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.85%) HTML
9 2 (2.56%) COM
9 2 (2.56%) Gherkin
9 2 (2.56%) LESS
9 2 (2.56%) HTML5
9 2 (2.56%) Memcached
9 2 (2.56%) jQuery
9 2 (2.56%) Zend Framework
10 1 (1.28%) GWT
10 1 (1.28%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Video on Demand
2 6 (7.69%) iPad
2 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.41%) Open Source
4 4 (5.13%) SWIFT
5 3 (3.85%) User Experience
6 2 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.56%) iPhone
7 1 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.28%) IPTV
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Windows
2 11 (14.10%) Linux
3 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.13%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (78.21%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (62.82%) Waterfall
3 29 (37.18%) Test Automation
4 26 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 25 (32.05%) BDD
6 24 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (28.21%) Regression Testing
7 22 (28.21%) TDD
8 21 (26.92%) Software Testing
9 19 (24.36%) Use Case
10 15 (19.23%) Performance Testing
10 15 (19.23%) Scrum
11 14 (17.95%) Integration Testing
12 12 (15.38%) System Testing
13 11 (14.10%) Manual Testing
14 10 (12.82%) UML
14 10 (12.82%) DSDM
14 10 (12.82%) Validation
14 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
14 10 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.15%) SQL
2 24 (30.77%) Java
3 9 (11.54%) Groovy
3 9 (11.54%) Scala
4 7 (8.97%) Ruby
5 6 (7.69%) VB
5 6 (7.69%) Python
6 5 (6.41%) C
6 5 (6.41%) C#
6 5 (6.41%) C++
7 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.85%) PHP
8 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (29.49%) ISEB
2 21 (26.92%) ISTQB
3 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 11 (14.10%) Degree
5 10 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared
6 7 (8.97%) HND
7 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (26.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle
3 12 (15.38%) HP
4 5 (6.41%) JD Edwards
4 5 (6.41%) SAP
5 4 (5.13%) IBM
6 2 (2.56%) Intershop
6 2 (2.56%) EMC
6 2 (2.56%) Demandware
6 2 (2.56%) Zend
7 1 (1.28%) Splunk
7 1 (1.28%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.28%) ATG
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