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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 243 237 223
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing V-Model 25 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.38% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 12
Median daily rate £345 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £285 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £479 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £17.50 £61.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.28% -71.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -33.60%
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
7229 7616 6864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.30% 79.80% 76.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4366 4505 3767
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 245 247
Median hourly rate £38.00 £22.83 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.44% -8.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +15 7 £300 -
Berkshire -11 7 £388 -3.12% 2
Middlesex - 4 £340 -
Buckinghamshire +11 3 £588 +95.83%
Oxfordshire - 2 £290 -
East Sussex - 1 £675 -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (72.55%) Waterfall
2 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (45.10%) Software Testing
4 19 (37.25%) ISTQB
5 15 (29.41%) Requirements Management
6 14 (27.45%) JIRA
6 14 (27.45%) SQL
6 14 (27.45%) Windows
6 14 (27.45%) Test Automation
6 14 (27.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (27.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 12 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 12 (23.53%) Smart Meter
7 12 (23.53%) Finance
7 12 (23.53%) VLAN
8 11 (21.57%) Linux
9 10 (19.61%) Unix
9 10 (19.61%) Regression Testing
9 10 (19.61%) Scrum
9 10 (19.61%) System Testing
9 10 (19.61%) QA
10 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
10 9 (17.65%) C++
11 8 (15.69%) HP
11 8 (15.69%) SDLC
11 8 (15.69%) Defect Management
11 8 (15.69%) Case Management
11 8 (15.69%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (15.69%) ZigBee

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 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
3 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.92%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.96%) Maximo
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
1 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) VLAN
2 8 (15.69%) ZigBee
3 4 (7.84%) DHCP
3 4 (7.84%) SNMP
4 3 (5.88%) 802.15
4 3 (5.88%) DNS
4 3 (5.88%) IPv6
5 2 (3.92%) HTTP
5 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) GPRS
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) Network Security
6 1 (1.96%) SAN
6 1 (1.96%) Skype
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) JIRA
2 6 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (7.84%) Selenium
4 3 (5.88%) LabVIEW
4 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.92%) Fiddler
5 2 (3.92%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.92%) Toad
5 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.96%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.96%) JUnit
6 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.96%) Redmine
6 1 (1.96%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.96%) TestNG
6 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.96%) WinRunner
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 7 (13.73%) Banking
3 7 (13.73%) Military
3 7 (13.73%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Analyst
1 14 (27.45%) Test Analyst
1 14 (27.45%) Test Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Senior Test Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Test Leader
4 6 (11.76%) BSS Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) OSS Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Senior BSS Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Senior OSS Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Smart Metering Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Tester
7 3 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Automation Test Expert
8 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) XML
2 3 (5.88%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.92%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.92%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.92%) JSON
3 2 (3.92%) RESTful
4 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Smart Meter
2 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) CESG
3 5 (9.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (7.84%) ASIC
5 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) User Experience
6 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Physics
6 1 (1.96%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Linux
3 10 (19.61%) Unix
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (72.55%) Waterfall
2 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (45.10%) Software Testing
4 15 (29.41%) Requirements Management
5 14 (27.45%) Test Automation
5 14 (27.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 10 (19.61%) Regression Testing
7 10 (19.61%) Scrum
7 10 (19.61%) System Testing
8 8 (15.69%) Case Management
8 8 (15.69%) Defect Management
8 8 (15.69%) SDLC
9 7 (13.73%) Test Management
10 6 (11.76%) Security Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
11 5 (9.80%) CRM
11 5 (9.80%) Stress Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Test Planning
11 5 (9.80%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (5.88%) C
4 2 (3.92%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) ISTQB
2 14 (27.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
4 6 (11.76%) Degree
4 6 (11.76%) ISEB
5 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.96%) JTAG
3 1 (1.96%) MISRA
3 1 (1.96%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Firmware
2 3 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) HP
2 5 (9.80%) IBM
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) T-Plan
4 1 (1.96%) Actel
4 1 (1.96%) EMC
4 1 (1.96%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Xilinx