The first table below looks at the demand for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 31 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 Scotland 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 127 105 100
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.17% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £456 £313
% change year-on-year
-32.60% +46.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2082 1729 1678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.60% 70.34% 64.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 865 809
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 42 62
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
V-Model
UK

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing V-Model across the Scotland region.

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -2 1 - -
Stirling - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
V-Model
UK

V-Model
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA