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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 66 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing V-Model 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.47% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.47% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £267 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.33% -11.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £30.25 -
% change year-on-year
+40.49% -
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
681 642 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 79.74% 75.71% 75.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 321 323
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 13
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +5.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Case Management
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Smart Meter
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ZigBee
4 1 (20.00%) Fiddler
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++

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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Smart Metering Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Case Management
2 3 (60.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Contact Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft