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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 377 390 345
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -45
Contract jobs citing V-Model 23 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.066% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.084% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 16
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£350 £419 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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
16967 17800 15845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.63% 78.58% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11940 12426 11170
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 240 211
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -16.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 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 30 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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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 +16 2 £323 -35.50% 1
Hounslow - - - -
V-Model
England

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 54 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (63.89%) Waterfall
3 32 (44.44%) SQL
4 28 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 25 (34.72%) BDD
6 24 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 24 (33.33%) ISEB
7 23 (31.94%) Selenium
8 22 (30.56%) ISTQB
9 21 (29.17%) TDD
9 21 (29.17%) Regression Testing
9 21 (29.17%) Java
9 21 (29.17%) Windows
9 21 (29.17%) Cucumber
10 20 (27.78%) QA
10 20 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (27.78%) Software Testing
11 19 (26.39%) .NET
11 19 (26.39%) Use Case
12 18 (25.00%) WebDriver
12 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 16 (22.22%) JIRA
14 13 (18.06%) Scrum
14 13 (18.06%) HP Quality Center
14 13 (18.06%) SoapUI
14 13 (18.06%) Performance Testing
15 12 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (16.67%) Integration Testing
15 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 12 (16.67%) Git (software)

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (12.50%) IIS
2 4 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.17%) CMS
4 2 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) HTTP
1 5 (6.94%) HTTPS
2 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.56%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 8 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.39%) Big Data
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.39%) Star Schema
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 23 (31.94%) Selenium
2 21 (29.17%) Cucumber
3 18 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 16 (22.22%) JIRA
5 13 (18.06%) SoapUI
6 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 12 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
8 9 (12.50%) Hudson
8 9 (12.50%) TestNG
8 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (12.50%) JBehave
8 9 (12.50%) JUnit
8 9 (12.50%) LoadRunner
9 8 (11.11%) NeoLoad
10 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
11 6 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (6.94%) Subversion
12 5 (6.94%) Rational DOORS
12 5 (6.94%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.17%) Back Office
6 2 (2.78%) Military
6 2 (2.78%) Retail
6 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.39%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Analyst
2 15 (20.83%) Test Analyst
3 11 (15.28%) Test Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Tester
5 7 (9.72%) Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Automation Tester
6 6 (8.33%) Performance Test Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Design Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Design Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) AWS Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Junior
8 4 (5.56%) Junior Tester
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Automation Tester
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) .NET
2 10 (13.89%) XML
3 8 (11.11%) JSON
4 7 (9.72%) RESTful
4 7 (9.72%) SOAP
4 7 (9.72%) Web Services
5 5 (6.94%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.56%) REST
7 3 (4.17%) HTML
7 3 (4.17%) CSS
7 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.78%) COM
8 2 (2.78%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.78%) LESS
8 2 (2.78%) HTML5
8 2 (2.78%) Memcached
8 2 (2.78%) Zend Framework
8 2 (2.78%) jQuery
9 1 (1.39%) Ext JS
9 1 (1.39%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.33%) Open Source
2 6 (8.33%) Video on Demand
3 4 (5.56%) iPad
3 4 (5.56%) SWIFT
4 3 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 2 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.39%) IPTV
6 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.17%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Linux
3 4 (5.56%) Android
3 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (63.89%) Waterfall
3 28 (38.89%) Test Automation
4 25 (34.72%) BDD
5 24 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 21 (29.17%) TDD
6 21 (29.17%) Regression Testing
7 20 (27.78%) Software Testing
7 20 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (26.39%) Use Case
9 13 (18.06%) Performance Testing
9 13 (18.06%) Scrum
10 12 (16.67%) Integration Testing
11 10 (13.89%) Test Management
11 10 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (13.89%) Manual Testing
11 10 (13.89%) Test Strategy
11 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
11 10 (13.89%) Validation
11 10 (13.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) SQL
2 21 (29.17%) Java
3 9 (12.50%) Groovy
3 9 (12.50%) Scala
4 7 (9.72%) Ruby
5 5 (6.94%) C
5 5 (6.94%) C#
5 5 (6.94%) C++
5 5 (6.94%) Python
6 3 (4.17%) VB
6 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.78%) PHP
8 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) ISEB
2 22 (30.56%) ISTQB
3 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 11 (15.28%) Degree
5 10 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (9.72%) HND
6 7 (9.72%) DV Cleared
7 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) HP
3 10 (13.89%) Oracle
4 4 (5.56%) SAP
4 4 (5.56%) IBM
5 3 (4.17%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.78%) Zend
6 2 (2.78%) EMC
7 1 (1.39%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.39%) ATG