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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 64 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing V-Model 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.47% 0.51% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.71% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£375 £260 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -16.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £263 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
567 703 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.93% 71.08% 66.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 349 229
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 21
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing V-Model across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) HND
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) DSDM
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) HND
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe