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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 71 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing V-Model 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 0.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £270 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
786 550 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.18% 71.24% 63.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 236 267
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
V-Model
Berkshire

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 18 April 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%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Vista
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) TestDirector
3 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (50.00%) Veritas
3 3 (50.00%) WinRunner
3 3 (50.00%) Netcool
3 3 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Clustering
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) TestDirector
2 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (50.00%) WinRunner
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) ClearQuest
3 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (16.67%) FogBugz
General
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Vista
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) RAD
5 1 (16.67%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) Netcool
2 3 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle