The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 95 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing V-Model 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1223 996 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.21% 72.65% 70.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 522 331
Average daily rate £375 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% +13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 38 47
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.03 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -16.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £12.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.29 £74.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

V-Model
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

V-Model Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

V-Model
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Engineering

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle