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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 67 84 81
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing V-Model 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£290 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
590 751 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.12% 69.15% 67.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 392 269
Average daily rate £420 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 28
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.11% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) LiveCycle
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle