The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 240 219 240
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Contract jobs citing V-Model 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.13% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Average daily rate £300 £385 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £465 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6873 5915 6977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.83% 70.58% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3067 3324
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 258 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
V-Model
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -4 2 £300 -21.56%
Berkshire -13 2 £270 - 1
Surrey - 1 £325 - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (61.11%) SQL
1 11 (61.11%) Waterfall
2 10 (55.56%) ISEB
3 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 8 (44.44%) TestDirector
4 8 (44.44%) UNIX
5 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
5 7 (38.89%) Test Management
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 6 (33.33%) ERP
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) Scrum
7 5 (27.78%) Web Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Vista
7 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 4 (22.22%) Marketing
8 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Billing
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
8 4 (22.22%) AIX
8 4 (22.22%) Windows 2000
8 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
8 4 (22.22%) CRM
8 4 (22.22%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Lawson
1 3 (16.67%) Infor M3
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) TestDirector
2 3 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (16.67%) WinRunner
3 2 (11.11%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (5.56%) FogBugz
4 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.56%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (22.22%) Billing
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Analyst
2 13 (72.22%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Vista
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 2000
3 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Waterfall
2 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Test Management
5 6 (33.33%) ERP
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) Web Testing
7 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 4 (22.22%) CRM
8 3 (16.67%) Logistics
8 3 (16.67%) Validation
8 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (16.67%) System Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
10 1 (5.56%) BPMN
10 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
10 1 (5.56%) Migration
10 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) ISEB
2 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
3 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (16.67%) Netcool
2 3 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Veritas
3 3 (16.67%) McAfee
3 3 (16.67%) Infor
4 2 (11.11%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (5.56%) IBM