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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 236 238 232
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing V-Model 14 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 14
Median daily rate £350 £306 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £59.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £59.25
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -28.27%
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
6909 7778 7081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.65% 79.75% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4233 4778 3950
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 264 272
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.09 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +72.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.41 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Middlesex - 5 £345 -
Hampshire +8 3 £275 -15.38% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £875 +191.66%
West Sussex -1 2 £375 -
Berkshire -3 2 £388 +16.98% 1
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 29 (70.73%) Waterfall
2 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (41.46%) Software Testing
4 14 (34.15%) ISTQB
4 14 (34.15%) Test Automation
5 13 (31.71%) Requirements Management
5 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (31.71%) Windows
6 11 (26.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 10 (24.39%) Linux
7 10 (24.39%) Unix
7 10 (24.39%) Finance
7 10 (24.39%) JIRA
7 10 (24.39%) VLAN
7 10 (24.39%) Scrum
8 9 (21.95%) C++
8 9 (21.95%) SQL
8 9 (21.95%) System Testing
8 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (19.51%) SDLC
10 7 (17.07%) Military
10 7 (17.07%) Regression Testing
10 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
11 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
11 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
11 6 (14.63%) Smart Meter
11 6 (14.63%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (14.63%) Test Strategy
11 6 (14.63%) 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 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Maximo
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.44%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
1 1 (2.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) VLAN
2 5 (12.20%) ZigBee
3 4 (9.76%) DHCP
3 4 (9.76%) SNMP
4 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.88%) HTTP
6 1 (2.44%) GPRS
6 1 (2.44%) LAN
6 1 (2.44%) Skype
6 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.88%) PowerCenter
3 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) JIRA
2 6 (14.63%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (12.20%) Selenium
4 4 (9.76%) Robot Framework
4 4 (9.76%) Toad
5 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
5 3 (7.32%) IntelliJ
5 3 (7.32%) JUnit
5 3 (7.32%) LabVIEW
5 3 (7.32%) NetBeans
5 3 (7.32%) TestNG
5 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.88%) Fiddler
6 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.44%) Redmine
7 1 (2.44%) TestDirector
7 1 (2.44%) WinRunner
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Military
3 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.32%) Retail
5 2 (4.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Test Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Test Leader
3 8 (19.51%) Senior Test Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Test Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) BSS Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) OSS Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior BSS Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior OSS Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Smart Metering Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (7.32%) Software Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Developer
8 2 (4.88%) ETL Developer
8 2 (4.88%) FPGA Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) XML
3 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.88%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.88%) JSON
3 2 (4.88%) RESTful
3 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (14.63%) Smart Meter
3 5 (12.20%) ASIC
4 4 (9.76%) CESG
5 2 (4.88%) User Experience
6 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) Unix
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Waterfall
2 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (41.46%) Software Testing
4 14 (34.15%) Test Automation
5 13 (31.71%) Requirements Management
5 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (24.39%) Scrum
7 9 (21.95%) System Testing
8 8 (19.51%) SDLC
9 7 (17.07%) Regression Testing
9 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
10 6 (14.63%) Case Management
10 6 (14.63%) Test Strategy
11 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
11 5 (12.20%) Network Architecture
11 5 (12.20%) Test Management
11 5 (12.20%) UML
11 5 (12.20%) Use Case
12 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
12 4 (9.76%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) C++
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) C
3 3 (7.32%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) ISTQB
2 11 (26.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) ISEB
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) JTAG
2 1 (2.44%) MISRA
2 1 (2.44%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Firmware
2 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) IBM
3 4 (9.76%) T-Plan
4 2 (4.88%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Actel
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) Xilinx