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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 212 230 224
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs citing V-Model 30 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.38% +96.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £398 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £605 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £510 £313
% change year-on-year
-39.21% +63.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £61.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - -
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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
6747 6285 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.46% 71.94% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3779 3429 3314
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 245 328
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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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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 +8 10 £350 -46.15% 1
Surrey - 5 - - 1
Hampshire - 4 £300 -
Kent - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 22 (57.89%) Waterfall
2 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
3 12 (31.58%) SQL
4 10 (26.32%) Test Management
5 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 9 (23.68%) ISEB
5 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
5 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
5 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
6 8 (21.05%) Finance
7 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Marketing
7 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (18.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (15.79%) Oracle
8 6 (15.79%) MS Office
8 6 (15.79%) SAP
8 6 (15.79%) UNIX
8 6 (15.79%) TestDirector
8 6 (15.79%) QA
9 5 (13.16%) Java
9 5 (13.16%) Windows
9 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
9 5 (13.16%) Service Management
9 5 (13.16%) Electronics
9 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
9 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
10 4 (10.53%) MS Project
10 4 (10.53%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1 (2.63%) SAS
1 1 (2.63%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.53%) MS Project
4 1 (2.63%) SPSS
4 1 (2.63%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.63%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) GPRS
1 3 (7.89%) 3GPP
1 3 (7.89%) UMTS
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
1 3 (7.89%) IPv6
1 3 (7.89%) Wireless
1 3 (7.89%) ZigBee
1 3 (7.89%) HSPA
2 2 (5.26%) Wireshark
2 2 (5.26%) 802.15
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) FTP
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.63%) RequisitePro
2 1 (2.63%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.63%) JMeter
2 1 (2.63%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.63%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
2 8 (21.05%) Finance
3 7 (18.42%) Marketing
4 5 (13.16%) Electronics
5 4 (10.53%) Billing
6 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
7 2 (5.26%) Retail
8 1 (2.63%) Military
8 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Analyst
2 18 (47.37%) Test Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Test Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Transition Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.63%) UAT Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) SAP Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Functional Tester
8 1 (2.63%) UAT Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
1 3 (7.89%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Firmware
2 3 (7.89%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.26%) DTV
4 1 (2.63%) Statistics
4 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) UNIX
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Waterfall
2 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
3 10 (26.32%) Test Management
4 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Service Management
6 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
7 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.53%) CRM
7 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.53%) Logistics
7 4 (10.53%) Use Case
8 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Web Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Validation
8 3 (7.89%) Scrum
8 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.89%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) ISEB
1 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
4 4 (10.53%) PMP
4 4 (10.53%) PMI Certification
5 2 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) SAP
3 4 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) Remedy
4 2 (5.26%) Primavera
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) Alterian
5 1 (2.63%) Agilent