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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 231 224 222
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing V-Model 30 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.39% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £396 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £456
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -32.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £61.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
7350 6861 6112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.60% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4415 3767 3293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 250 270
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +11 16 £400 +14.28% 1
Surrey -1 6 - -
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £300 +9.58%
Hampshire -8 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £250 - 1
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 23 (47.92%) Waterfall
3 16 (33.33%) ISEB
3 16 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 14 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (29.17%) SDLC
4 14 (29.17%) QA
5 13 (27.08%) SQL
6 12 (25.00%) Release Management
6 12 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 12 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
7 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.75%) Validation
8 9 (18.75%) Degree
9 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 8 (16.67%) SAP
9 8 (16.67%) Test Management
9 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 7 (14.58%) MS Project
10 7 (14.58%) XML
10 7 (14.58%) C
10 7 (14.58%) Windows
10 7 (14.58%) Automated Testing
11 6 (12.50%) ISTQB
11 6 (12.50%) Automotive
11 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (12.50%) Electronics
11 6 (12.50%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.58%) MS Project
3 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.08%) SAP BCA
2 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) ATM
1 5 (10.42%) Bluetooth
2 2 (4.17%) GPRS
2 2 (4.17%) 3GPP
2 2 (4.17%) UMTS
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) IPv6
2 2 (4.17%) 802.15
2 2 (4.17%) Wireless
2 2 (4.17%) Wireshark
2 2 (4.17%) ZigBee
2 2 (4.17%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.42%) SAP BW
3 4 (8.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) MS Access
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.08%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) HP UFT
2 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.08%) Hudson
3 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) eggPlant
3 1 (2.08%) NeoLoad
3 1 (2.08%) JMeter
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) TestDirector
General
1 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
3 6 (12.50%) Automotive
3 6 (12.50%) Electronics
3 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (12.50%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Analyst
2 20 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Head of Release Management
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Data Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) XML
2 2 (4.17%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.08%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Physics
2 2 (4.17%) Smart Meter
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) DTV
3 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) Waterfall
3 16 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 14 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (29.17%) SDLC
5 12 (25.00%) Release Management
5 12 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (18.75%) Validation
7 8 (16.67%) Test Management
8 7 (14.58%) Automated Testing
9 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (10.42%) Test Strategy
10 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (8.33%) Process Improvement
11 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
11 4 (8.33%) Logistics
11 4 (8.33%) Supplier Management
12 3 (6.25%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) C
3 2 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) ISEB
2 9 (18.75%) Degree
3 6 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.08%) MBA
6 1 (2.08%) HND
6 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) SAP
3 4 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (4.17%) Talend
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe