The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 118 120 105
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing V-Model 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.081% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£400 £438 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
V-Model
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2092 1737 1482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.82% 70.50% 67.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1142 892 768
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 48 37
Average hourly rate £24.75 £32.50 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.84% +62.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £9.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing V-Model across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 £340 -
Stirling - 2 £425 -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
V-Model
UK

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Ant
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Struts
4 1 (16.67%) XML

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Struts
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) E-business
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica