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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 228 224 225
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing V-Model 39 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.070% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.099% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.75
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
7228 6045 5842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.94% 70.98% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4094 3238 2910
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 236 356
Average hourly rate £21.58 £22.41 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £44.78 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +16 15 £300 -
Buckinghamshire -5 10 £285 -
Surrey - 6 £438 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £340 -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (56.72%) Waterfall
3 33 (49.25%) SQL
4 22 (32.84%) Test Management
4 22 (32.84%) Test Scripting
5 17 (25.37%) QA
5 17 (25.37%) Finance
5 17 (25.37%) Validation
6 16 (23.88%) ISEB
6 16 (23.88%) Software Testing
7 15 (22.39%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (22.39%) Oracle
8 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
8 14 (20.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (17.91%) Java
10 11 (16.42%) .NET
10 11 (16.42%) SAP
10 11 (16.42%) XML
10 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
10 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
10 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (14.93%) Relational Database
11 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
11 10 (14.93%) Marketing
11 10 (14.93%) CRM
11 10 (14.93%) Scrum
12 8 (11.94%) TestDirector
12 8 (11.94%) Firmware
12 8 (11.94%) Shell Script
12 8 (11.94%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (7.46%) CMS
2 4 (5.97%) LiveCycle
3 3 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.49%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.49%) SAS
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Project
2 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.97%) MS Office
4 1 (1.49%) FastStats
4 1 (1.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.99%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.49%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) 802.15
1 2 (2.99%) Wireless
1 2 (2.99%) DNS
1 2 (2.99%) GPRS
1 2 (2.99%) 3GPP
1 2 (2.99%) UMTS
1 2 (2.99%) IPv6
1 2 (2.99%) ZigBee
1 2 (2.99%) Wireshark
1 2 (2.99%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (7.46%) SAP BW
6 4 (5.97%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (4.48%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) TestDirector
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.49%) Maven
6 1 (1.49%) Subversion
6 1 (1.49%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.49%) Ant
6 1 (1.49%) JMeter
6 1 (1.49%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.49%) RequisitePro
6 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
3 10 (14.93%) Marketing
4 7 (10.45%) Billing
5 3 (4.48%) Electronics
6 2 (2.99%) Retail
7 1 (1.49%) Back Office
7 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) Analyst
2 22 (32.84%) Test Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (14.93%) Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Test Leader
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Test Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Tester
7 2 (2.99%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Programmer
7 2 (2.99%) Design Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) CRM Analyst
8 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) .NET
1 11 (16.42%) XML
2 8 (11.94%) HTML
3 7 (10.45%) CSS
4 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.99%) Silverlight
5 2 (2.99%) jQuery
5 2 (2.99%) Ajax
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.49%) Spring
6 1 (1.49%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.49%) XSLT
6 1 (1.49%) SOAP
6 1 (1.49%) Struts
6 1 (1.49%) Web Services
6 1 (1.49%) J2EE
6 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Open Source
3 5 (7.46%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.99%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.49%) Statistics
5 1 (1.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) UNIX
2 4 (5.97%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.49%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (56.72%) Waterfall
3 22 (32.84%) Test Management
3 22 (32.84%) Test Scripting
4 17 (25.37%) Validation
5 16 (23.88%) Software Testing
6 14 (20.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (14.93%) CRM
7 10 (14.93%) Scrum
8 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.94%) Test Strategy
9 7 (10.45%) Logistics
9 7 (10.45%) Use Case
9 7 (10.45%) DSDM
9 7 (10.45%) UML
10 6 (8.96%) Web Testing
10 6 (8.96%) TDD
10 6 (8.96%) Requirements Management
11 5 (7.46%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) SQL
2 12 (17.91%) Java
3 8 (11.94%) Shell Script
3 8 (11.94%) PL/SQL
4 6 (8.96%) C#
5 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.49%) Python
6 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.49%) C++
6 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) ISEB
2 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
3 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (5.97%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.97%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.49%) Degree
7 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) PMP
7 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.37%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Firmware
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Oracle
2 11 (16.42%) SAP
2 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.96%) HP
4 4 (5.97%) Business Objects
4 4 (5.97%) Adobe
5 3 (4.48%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (4.48%) Primavera
6 2 (2.99%) IBM
7 1 (1.49%) Alterian
7 1 (1.49%) Apple