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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 115 115 107
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing V-Model 9 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.31% 0.041% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.056% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£325 £360 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +121.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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
2244 1779 1461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.43% 72.05% 71.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 897 780
Average daily rate £400 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £244 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 21 22
Average hourly rate £31.70 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 26 March 2015. 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
Stirling - 4 £400 -
Edinburgh - 3 £320 -
Glasgow -6 2 - -
V-Model
UK

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
3 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 2 (15.38%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
5 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (15.38%) Informatica
5 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE
5 2 (15.38%) WebLogic

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 (15.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Release Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) XSLT
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) Struts
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 2 (15.38%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) E-business
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) HND
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft