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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 243 232 223
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing V-Model 18 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.46% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 16
Median daily rate £363 £319 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £463 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -3.22%
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 £42.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -30.32%
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
7029 7802 7104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.79% 79.40% 76.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4289 4775 3985
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 £288 £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 262 259 263
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +13 4 - -
Berkshire -3 4 £388 -3.12%
Buckinghamshire +9 2 £875 +191.66%
East Sussex +7 1 £675 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (46.34%) Software Testing
4 15 (36.59%) ISTQB
5 14 (34.15%) Requirements Management
5 14 (34.15%) Windows
6 13 (31.71%) Test Automation
7 12 (29.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (29.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 12 (29.27%) JIRA
8 11 (26.83%) VLAN
8 11 (26.83%) Linux
8 11 (26.83%) SQL
9 10 (24.39%) Unix
10 9 (21.95%) C++
10 9 (21.95%) Scrum
10 9 (21.95%) System Testing
11 8 (19.51%) Smart Meter
11 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (19.51%) SDLC
11 8 (19.51%) QA
11 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
11 8 (19.51%) Finance
12 7 (17.07%) Military
12 7 (17.07%) Case Management
12 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
12 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
12 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
13 6 (14.63%) Test Management
13 6 (14.63%) Rational DOORS

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 2 (4.88%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.44%) Maximo
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
1 1 (2.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) VLAN
2 6 (14.63%) 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%) 802.15
6 1 (2.44%) DNS
6 1 (2.44%) GPRS
6 1 (2.44%) IPv6
6 1 (2.44%) LAN
6 1 (2.44%) Network Security
6 1 (2.44%) SAN
6 1 (2.44%) Skype
6 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) JIRA
2 6 (14.63%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (7.32%) LabVIEW
3 3 (7.32%) Selenium
4 2 (4.88%) Fiddler
4 2 (4.88%) Robot Framework
4 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.88%) Toad
4 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.44%) JUnit
5 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.44%) Redmine
5 1 (2.44%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.44%) TestNG
5 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.44%) WinRunner
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Military
3 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (9.76%) Retail
5 2 (4.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Test Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Senior Test Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Test Leader
3 7 (17.07%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Test Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) BSS Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) OSS Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior BSS Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior OSS Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Smart Metering Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (7.32%) Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Automation Test Expert
8 2 (4.88%) FPGA Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Integration Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.88%) Gherkin
2 2 (4.88%) JSON
2 2 (4.88%) RESTful
3 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (19.51%) Smart Meter
2 6 (14.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (12.20%) ASIC
4 4 (9.76%) CESG
5 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.88%) User Experience
6 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Smart Energy
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Linux
3 10 (24.39%) Unix
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Waterfall
2 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (46.34%) Software Testing
4 14 (34.15%) Requirements Management
5 13 (31.71%) Test Automation
6 12 (29.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (21.95%) Scrum
7 9 (21.95%) System Testing
8 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
8 8 (19.51%) SDLC
9 7 (17.07%) Case Management
9 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
10 6 (14.63%) Defect Management
10 6 (14.63%) Test Management
11 5 (12.20%) Network Architecture
11 5 (12.20%) Test Planning
11 5 (12.20%) UML
11 5 (12.20%) Use Case
12 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
12 4 (9.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) C++
3 3 (7.32%) C
4 2 (4.88%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) ISTQB
2 12 (29.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) Degree
4 3 (7.32%) ISEB
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) 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 5 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) IBM
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) HP
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
3 2 (4.88%) T-Plan
4 1 (2.44%) Actel
4 1 (2.44%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Xilinx