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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 251 251 245
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing V-Model 23 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.097% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Median daily rate £310 £339 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.48% +17.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £308 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £417 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £263 £310
% change year-on-year
+27.85% -15.16%
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
7459 7329 6781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.16% 78.67% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4580 4179 3772
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 258 277
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
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 27 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 +5 9 £300 -11.76%
Berkshire -1 7 - -
Buckinghamshire +7 2 £300 -5.13%
Surrey -7 2 £350 -
West Sussex - 2 £338 - 1
Middlesex - 2 £335 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £290 -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 39 (81.25%) Waterfall
2 28 (58.33%) Software Testing
3 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (47.92%) SQL
5 19 (39.58%) ISTQB
6 17 (35.42%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (31.25%) Smart Meter
7 15 (31.25%) VLAN
8 14 (29.17%) QA
8 14 (29.17%) Finance
8 14 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (29.17%) Test Scripting
8 14 (29.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 13 (27.08%) JIRA
10 12 (25.00%) ISEB
11 11 (22.92%) Windows
11 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
12 10 (20.83%) SDLC
12 10 (20.83%) Linux
12 10 (20.83%) Requirements Management
12 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
13 9 (18.75%) XML
13 9 (18.75%) Unix
13 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
14 8 (16.67%) HP
14 8 (16.67%) MS Office
14 8 (16.67%) Banking
14 8 (16.67%) Defect Management
14 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
14 8 (16.67%) Case Management

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 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.17%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.08%) Maximo
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.08%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) VLAN
2 6 (12.50%) ZigBee
3 3 (6.25%) 802.15
3 3 (6.25%) DNS
3 3 (6.25%) IPv6
3 3 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (2.08%) ATM
4 1 (2.08%) GPRS
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) Network Security
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.17%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.08%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.08%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.08%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.08%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.08%) QARun
3 1 (2.08%) Redmine
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.08%) Toad
3 1 (2.08%) WinRunner
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
3 8 (16.67%) Banking
4 7 (14.58%) Retail
5 3 (6.25%) Military
6 2 (4.17%) Electronics
7 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Analyst
1 21 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 17 (35.42%) Test Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Smart Metering Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) BSS Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) OSS Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Senior BSS Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Senior OSS Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) SAP Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.25%) Web Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (6.25%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Smart Meter
2 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.08%) CESG
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Physics
5 1 (2.08%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Linux
3 9 (18.75%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (81.25%) Waterfall
2 28 (58.33%) Software Testing
3 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (35.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (29.17%) Test Scripting
6 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
7 10 (20.83%) Requirements Management
7 10 (20.83%) SDLC
8 8 (16.67%) Case Management
8 8 (16.67%) Defect Management
9 7 (14.58%) Stress Testing
9 7 (14.58%) System Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Scrum
10 6 (12.50%) Security Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Test Management
11 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
11 5 (10.42%) Release Management
11 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (8.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) ISTQB
2 14 (29.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 12 (25.00%) ISEB
4 5 (10.42%) Degree
4 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) ISO22301
3 1 (2.08%) JTAG
3 1 (2.08%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Firmware
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) HP
3 7 (14.58%) SAP
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) Actel
5 1 (2.08%) EMC
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) ILOG
5 1 (2.08%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.08%) Xilinx