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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 231 221 211
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing V-Model 24 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.14% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £260 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £260 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £293 £338
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
6911 6059 5441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.84% 72.08% 70.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3819 3186 2690
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 256 334
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Berkshire +4 12 £300 +15.38% 1
Surrey - 5 £400 - 2
Hampshire - - - -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 38 (61.29%) Waterfall
2 37 (59.68%) SQL
3 36 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (40.32%) Test Management
5 23 (37.10%) Test Scripting
5 23 (37.10%) Validation
6 21 (33.87%) Software Testing
7 20 (32.26%) ISEB
7 20 (32.26%) QA
8 18 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (25.81%) Finance
10 15 (24.19%) HP Quality Center
11 14 (22.58%) Oracle
12 13 (20.97%) XML
12 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
13 12 (19.35%) SAP
13 12 (19.35%) Java
13 12 (19.35%) Telecoms
14 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (16.13%) Scrum
15 10 (16.13%) .NET
16 9 (14.52%) CRM
16 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
16 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
16 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
17 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
17 8 (12.90%) Marketing
17 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
17 8 (12.90%) TDD
17 8 (12.90%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (8.06%) CMS
2 4 (6.45%) LiveCycle
3 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) SAS
5 1 (1.61%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Project
3 2 (3.23%) MS Office
4 1 (1.61%) SPSS
4 1 (1.61%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.23%) SAP FI
2 2 (3.23%) SAP BCA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (11.29%) SAP BW
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (6.45%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) TestDirector
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle APEX
1 7 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.23%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) Maven
5 1 (1.61%) Ant
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 12 (19.35%) Telecoms
3 8 (12.90%) Marketing
4 6 (9.68%) Billing
5 2 (3.23%) Retail
6 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Analyst
2 22 (35.48%) Test Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Test Leader
4 6 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Test Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Tester
7 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.23%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Programmer
8 1 (1.61%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) XML
2 10 (16.13%) .NET
3 8 (12.90%) HTML
4 7 (11.29%) CSS
5 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.23%) Ajax
6 2 (3.23%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.23%) jQuery
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (1.61%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.61%) Struts
7 1 (1.61%) Web Services
7 1 (1.61%) J2EE
7 1 (1.61%) XSLT
7 1 (1.61%) Middleware
7 1 (1.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Open Source
3 5 (8.06%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) UNIX
2 5 (8.06%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Waterfall
2 36 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (40.32%) Test Management
4 23 (37.10%) Test Scripting
4 23 (37.10%) Validation
5 21 (33.87%) Software Testing
6 18 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (16.13%) Scrum
8 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
8 9 (14.52%) CRM
9 8 (12.90%) TDD
10 7 (11.29%) DSDM
10 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (11.29%) Web Testing
10 7 (11.29%) Test Strategy
11 6 (9.68%) Manual Testing
11 6 (9.68%) UML
11 6 (9.68%) Logistics
12 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
12 5 (8.06%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) SQL
2 12 (19.35%) Java
3 8 (12.90%) PL/SQL
3 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 6 (9.68%) C#
5 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) ISEB
2 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
3 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
4 7 (11.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (6.45%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (6.45%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.23%) HND
7 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (32.26%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Firmware
2 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Oracle
2 12 (19.35%) SAP
3 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.45%) Adobe
4 4 (6.45%) HP
4 4 (6.45%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.84%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.61%) Apple
6 1 (1.61%) Primavera
6 1 (1.61%) Alterian