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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 62 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing V-Model 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.38% 0.22% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.29% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -33.60%
V-Model
Berkshire

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
614 699 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.22% 75.32% 73.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 417 303
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £45.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 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 29 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Case Management
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) ZigBee
3 2 (33.33%) Fiddler
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Fiddler
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Case Management
2 3 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Contact Management
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) DSDM
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft