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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 77 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.099% 0.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £510
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -39.21%
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
736 595 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.51% 69.03% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 307 355
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 20
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.67 £59.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Talend
2 2 (66.67%) ETL Development
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) eggPlant
3 1 (33.33%) NeoLoad
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (33.33%) eggPlant
2 1 (33.33%) NeoLoad
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Data Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ETL Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Talend