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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 244 226 229
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing V-Model 21 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.099% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.14% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 1
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£295 £265 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.32% -47.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7415 6578 5721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.33% 72.71% 71.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4123 3588 2901
Average daily rate £395 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 272 287
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £12.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £51.50
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 the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Buckinghamshire - 14 £295 - 1
Berkshire -13 3 £375 +44.23% 1
Hampshire - 2 £305 -
Surrey - - - - 1
Home Counties - - - -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 42 (71.19%) Waterfall
2 39 (66.10%) SQL
3 32 (54.24%) Test Scripting
4 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (50.85%) Validation
6 27 (45.76%) Test Management
7 26 (44.07%) QA
7 26 (44.07%) ISEB
8 24 (40.68%) Software Testing
8 24 (40.68%) Finance
9 22 (37.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (35.59%) HP Quality Center
11 20 (33.90%) XML
12 19 (32.20%) SAP
12 19 (32.20%) Relational Database
13 13 (22.03%) Java
14 12 (20.34%) SAP BW
14 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
15 10 (16.95%) .NET
15 10 (16.95%) Oracle
15 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
16 9 (15.25%) Windows
16 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (13.56%) Test Strategy
17 8 (13.56%) Web Testing
17 8 (13.56%) Manual Testing
17 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
17 8 (13.56%) CRM
17 8 (13.56%) TDD
18 7 (11.86%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (8.47%) CMS
2 4 (6.78%) LiveCycle
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.17%) MS Project
3 3 (5.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP FI
1 3 (5.08%) SAP BCA
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) ATM
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) Relational Database
2 12 (20.34%) SAP BW
3 7 (11.86%) Data Mining
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (6.78%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.69%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.69%) MS Access
7 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.17%) TestDirector
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.08%) Selenium
6 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.69%) JMeter
6 1 (1.69%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) Maven
6 1 (1.69%) Ant
6 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (40.68%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.17%) Marketing
4 5 (8.47%) Billing
5 4 (6.78%) Banking
6 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.69%) Back Office
7 1 (1.69%) Electronics
7 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Analyst
2 27 (45.76%) Test Analyst
3 16 (27.12%) Test Leader
4 5 (8.47%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (8.47%) Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Design Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Programmer
6 2 (3.39%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Tester
6 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Senior Architect
6 2 (3.39%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) XML
2 10 (16.95%) .NET
3 6 (10.17%) HTML
3 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
4 5 (8.47%) CSS
5 3 (5.08%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (1.69%) jQuery
7 1 (1.69%) J2EE
7 1 (1.69%) Struts
7 1 (1.69%) Web Services
7 1 (1.69%) XSLT
7 1 (1.69%) Middleware
7 1 (1.69%) Spring
7 1 (1.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) Open Source
3 3 (5.08%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) UNIX
3 4 (6.78%) Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (71.19%) Waterfall
2 32 (54.24%) Test Scripting
3 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (50.85%) Validation
5 27 (45.76%) Test Management
6 24 (40.68%) Software Testing
7 22 (37.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (13.56%) Web Testing
8 8 (13.56%) Manual Testing
8 8 (13.56%) Test Strategy
8 8 (13.56%) TDD
8 8 (13.56%) CRM
8 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (11.86%) Scrum
9 7 (11.86%) Logistics
9 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.47%) UML
10 5 (8.47%) Use Case
11 4 (6.78%) Release Management
11 4 (6.78%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (66.10%) SQL
2 13 (22.03%) Java
3 7 (11.86%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.17%) C#
4 6 (10.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.69%) VBA
6 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (44.07%) ISEB
2 5 (8.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.08%) HND
3 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.39%) Degree
4 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (44.07%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (35.59%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) SAP
2 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.95%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) Business Objects
4 4 (6.78%) Adobe
5 3 (5.08%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (3.39%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) Apple