The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 73 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing V-Model 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 0.45% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.64% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £308 £456
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -32.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-30.32% -
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
684 621 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.30% 70.17% 71.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 285 287
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 13
Average hourly rate £37.09 £18.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.05% -40.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £15.45 £25.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.52 £22.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in Reading

V-Model
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

V-Model Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Talend
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) eggPlant
4 1 (25.00%) NeoLoad
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) eggPlant
2 1 (25.00%) NeoLoad
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Data Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) ETL Development
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) HND
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Talend