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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 63 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.43%
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
568 708 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.76% 75.32% 68.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 426 399
Median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 7
Median hourly rate £26.25 £37.09 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.22% +33.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (66.67%) Fiddler
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) Contact Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) CRM

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 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Fiddler
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Gherkin
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Contact Management
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) HP