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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 252 237 227
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing V-Model 17 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.064% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.089% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 9
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£298 £300 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £370 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%
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
7464 6742 5950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.01% 72.15% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4204 3768 3122
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 261 256
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 - 12 £295 -
Berkshire -4 2 £413 +50.00% 1
Hampshire -13 2 £305 +1.66% 1
Middlesex - 1 £340 -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 30 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 25 (62.50%) SQL
3 23 (57.50%) Test Scripting
4 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (47.50%) ISEB
5 19 (47.50%) QA
6 18 (45.00%) Test Management
6 18 (45.00%) Validation
6 18 (45.00%) Finance
7 16 (40.00%) Software Testing
8 15 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (32.50%) XML
11 12 (30.00%) SAP
11 12 (30.00%) Relational Database
12 7 (17.50%) Windows
12 7 (17.50%) Java
12 7 (17.50%) Data Mining
12 7 (17.50%) SAP BW
13 6 (15.00%) Manual Testing
13 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
13 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
14 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (12.50%) Web Testing
14 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
14 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 5 (12.50%) UNIX
15 4 (10.00%) ETL
15 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
15 4 (10.00%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.50%) MS Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP BCA
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) ATM
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.50%) Data Mining
2 7 (17.50%) SAP BW
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
4 1 (2.50%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) Selenium
2 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.50%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.50%) eggPlant
3 1 (2.50%) NeoLoad
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) JMeter
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) Ant
3 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Marketing
5 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.00%) Billing
6 1 (2.50%) Back Office
6 1 (2.50%) Electronics
6 1 (2.50%) Automotive
6 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Analyst
2 20 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 13 (32.50%) Test Leader
4 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) XML
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
4 1 (2.50%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.50%) J2EE
4 1 (2.50%) XSLT
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) Struts
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) UNIX
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 23 (57.50%) Test Scripting
3 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (45.00%) Test Management
4 18 (45.00%) Validation
5 16 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 15 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (12.50%) Web Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.00%) ETL
9 4 (10.00%) UML
9 4 (10.00%) Logistics
9 4 (10.00%) Use Case
9 4 (10.00%) TDD
10 3 (7.50%) BDD
10 3 (7.50%) Test Planning
10 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.50%) VBA
5 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) ISEB
2 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.50%) HND
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (47.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) SAP
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.50%) Apple
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe