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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 100 91 77
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing V-Model 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.26% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £300 £480 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +54.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £263 £310
% change year-on-year
+28.32% -15.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
1474 1160 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.41% 75.13% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 638 469
Median daily rate £400 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £16.29 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.21% -9.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.85 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories

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 5 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle