The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 250 250 248
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing V-Model 23 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.17% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.22% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 5
Median daily rate £320 £298 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £365 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
V-Model
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7671 7763 6981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 78.00% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4717 4375 3880
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 286 279
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing V-Model as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in the South East

V-Model
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing V-Model across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

V-Model
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the South East region.

V-Model Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +7 8 £300 -1.63%
Berkshire +11 6 - -
Surrey - 3 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £300 +1.69% 1
Middlesex -1 2 £335 -1.47%
West Sussex - 2 £338 -
East Sussex - 1 £413 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £288 - 1
V-Model
England

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing V-Model also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 37 (82.22%) Waterfall
2 26 (57.78%) Software Testing
3 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (53.33%) SQL
4 18 (40.00%) ISTQB
5 17 (37.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (31.11%) Test Scripting
6 14 (31.11%) Smart Meter
7 13 (28.89%) Finance
7 13 (28.89%) JIRA
7 13 (28.89%) QA
7 13 (28.89%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (26.67%) VLAN
9 11 (24.44%) Requirements Management
9 11 (24.44%) ISEB
9 11 (24.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
10 10 (22.22%) Defect Management
10 10 (22.22%) SDLC
11 9 (20.00%) System Testing
11 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 9 (20.00%) XML
11 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
12 8 (17.78%) Windows
12 8 (17.78%) Oracle
12 8 (17.78%) MS Office
12 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
13 7 (15.56%) Stress Testing
13 7 (15.56%) Case Management
13 7 (15.56%) Linux

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.22%) JBoss
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.44%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.22%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) VLAN
2 5 (11.11%) ZigBee
3 3 (6.67%) 802.15
3 3 (6.67%) DNS
3 3 (6.67%) IPv6
3 3 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) ATM
4 1 (2.22%) GPRS
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) SAN
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.89%) Data Mining
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.44%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.22%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.22%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.22%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) JIRA
2 3 (6.67%) Selenium
2 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.44%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.22%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.22%) Redmine
4 1 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) Toad
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Electronics
4 3 (6.67%) Military
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Analyst
1 22 (48.89%) Test Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Test Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Smart Metering Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) BSS Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) OSS Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) SAP Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior BSS Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior OSS Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Reporting Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (6.67%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.22%) Middleware
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Smart Meter
2 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) CESG
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Physics
4 1 (2.22%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Linux
3 6 (13.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Waterfall
2 26 (57.78%) Software Testing
3 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (37.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (31.11%) Test Scripting
6 11 (24.44%) Requirements Management
7 10 (22.22%) Defect Management
7 10 (22.22%) SDLC
7 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 9 (20.00%) System Testing
9 7 (15.56%) Case Management
9 7 (15.56%) Stress Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Test Management
11 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Release Management
11 5 (11.11%) Scrum
11 5 (11.11%) Security Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (24.44%) ISEB
2 11 (24.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO22301
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) JTAG
3 1 (2.22%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Firmware
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle
3 7 (15.56%) HP
3 7 (15.56%) SAP
4 3 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (2.22%) Actel
5 1 (2.22%) Arqiva
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.22%) Huawei
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) ILOG
5 1 (2.22%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (2.22%) Nokia
5 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.22%) Xilinx