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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank - 105 88
Contract jobs citing V-Model 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.054% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.068% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £250 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -30.32%
V-Model
North West

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
1506 1471 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.23% 79.47% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 897 612
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.89% +124.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing V-Model as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing V-Model also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle