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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 70 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing V-Model 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.37% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
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£375 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.66% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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
683 807 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.44% 75.99% 72.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 409 245
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.18 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Validation
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) HND
5 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) LiveCycle
6 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 1 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (14.29%) Line Management

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) eggPlant
3 1 (14.29%) NeoLoad
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) AWS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Validation
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 1 (14.29%) UML
6 1 (14.29%) DSDM
6 1 (14.29%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (14.29%) Use Case
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (42.86%) HND
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle