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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 385 397 381
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing V-Model 19 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.053% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.068% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £348 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £505 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.16% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
V-Model
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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
17284 17642 16796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.43% 78.20% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12221 12641 11548
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 228 261
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.80 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% -37.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £50.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +12 3 £463 - 1
V-Model
England

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 32 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Waterfall
3 25 (47.17%) SQL
4 22 (41.51%) Test Scripting
5 21 (39.62%) Use Case
5 21 (39.62%) Selenium
6 20 (37.74%) WebDriver
7 19 (35.85%) Cucumber
7 19 (35.85%) QA
8 18 (33.96%) Test Automation
8 18 (33.96%) Regression Testing
9 17 (32.08%) JIRA
9 17 (32.08%) ISEB
10 16 (30.19%) ISTQB
10 16 (30.19%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (28.30%) Degree
11 15 (28.30%) Scrum
11 15 (28.30%) Oracle
11 15 (28.30%) Java
12 13 (24.53%) Performance Testing
13 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (22.64%) Windows
14 11 (20.75%) .NET
14 11 (20.75%) Software Testing
15 10 (18.87%) Web Services
15 10 (18.87%) XML
15 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
16 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (16.98%) Integration Testing
16 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 6 (11.32%) CMS
2 4 (7.55%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.77%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) HTTPS
1 4 (7.55%) HTTP
1 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.55%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) MySQL
3 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) Big Data
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.89%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Selenium
2 20 (37.74%) WebDriver
3 19 (35.85%) Cucumber
4 17 (32.08%) JIRA
5 9 (16.98%) JUnit
6 7 (13.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (11.32%) SoapUI
7 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
8 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
8 5 (9.43%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (7.55%) TestNG
9 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (7.55%) Fiddler
9 4 (7.55%) JBehave
9 4 (7.55%) Hudson
9 4 (7.55%) SpecFlow
10 3 (5.66%) JMeter
10 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
10 3 (5.66%) RequisitePro
11 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (15.09%) Banking
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.55%) Back Office
4 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.77%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.89%) Retail
6 1 (1.89%) Military
6 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Tester
2 11 (20.75%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Test Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Test Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Automation Tester
4 4 (7.55%) Junior
4 4 (7.55%) Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Junior Tester
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Tester
4 4 (7.55%) Design Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) AWS Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Automation Tester
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Design Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Functional Tester
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) .NET
2 10 (18.87%) Web Services
2 10 (18.87%) XML
3 9 (16.98%) REST
3 9 (16.98%) SOAP
4 7 (13.21%) JSON
5 6 (11.32%) RESTful
6 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.66%) Gherkin
7 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.66%) CSS
7 3 (5.66%) HTML
7 3 (5.66%) WSDL
8 2 (3.77%) Zend Framework
8 2 (3.77%) LESS
8 2 (3.77%) jQuery
8 2 (3.77%) HTML5
8 2 (3.77%) Memcached
9 1 (1.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.09%) Video on Demand
3 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.55%) IPTV
5 3 (5.66%) SWIFT
6 2 (3.77%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.89%) Tandem
7 1 (1.89%) Equities
7 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.89%) PMI
7 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Solaris
3 2 (3.77%) Android
3 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Waterfall
3 22 (41.51%) Test Scripting
4 21 (39.62%) Use Case
5 18 (33.96%) Test Automation
5 18 (33.96%) Regression Testing
6 15 (28.30%) Scrum
7 13 (24.53%) Performance Testing
8 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (20.75%) Software Testing
10 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (16.98%) Integration Testing
10 9 (16.98%) BDD
11 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
11 8 (15.09%) Open Source
12 7 (13.21%) Test Management
12 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
12 7 (13.21%) DRM
13 6 (11.32%) Project Management
13 6 (11.32%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) SQL
2 15 (28.30%) Java
3 7 (13.21%) Groovy
3 7 (13.21%) PHP
4 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.43%) Ruby
6 4 (7.55%) C
6 4 (7.55%) C#
6 4 (7.55%) C++
6 4 (7.55%) Scala
7 3 (5.66%) VB
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) ISEB
2 16 (30.19%) ISTQB
3 15 (28.30%) Degree
4 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
4 9 (16.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (13.21%) DV Cleared
6 6 (11.32%) HND
7 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (30.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.09%) HP
4 4 (7.55%) IBM
5 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.77%) SAP
6 2 (3.77%) Zend
7 1 (1.89%) Vertica
7 1 (1.89%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.89%) Teradata
7 1 (1.89%) Netezza
7 1 (1.89%) EMC
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McGregor Boyall
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