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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 65 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing V-Model 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £510 £313
% change year-on-year
-39.21% +63.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - -
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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
599 729 861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.45% 73.49% 68.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 327 282
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £506 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) PMP
2 3 (60.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) MS Project
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PMP
1 3 (60.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft