The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 63 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing V-Model 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 0.10% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.15% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £413 £313
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
609 669 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.43% 68.76% 68.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 285 312
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 10
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £36.85 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
V-Model
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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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) PMP
2 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS Project
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) AIX

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (16.67%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) PMP
1 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Netcool
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee