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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 223 224 235
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing V-Model 30 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 6
Average daily rate
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£320 £525 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.04% +103.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £508 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £620 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £523 £313
% change year-on-year
-38.75% +67.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £59.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.25 - £40.00
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
6815 6314 7146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.19% 71.91% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3862 3500 3408
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £257 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 247 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £29.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% -9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.08 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 8 £400 -38.46% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 8 £325 -43.47%
Surrey - 5 - - 1
Hampshire - 3 £300 -
Kent - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 25 (55.56%) Waterfall
2 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) SQL
3 13 (28.89%) Test Scripting
4 12 (26.67%) Test Management
5 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
5 11 (24.44%) Finance
5 11 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 10 (22.22%) ISEB
7 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (17.78%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (17.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (17.78%) QA
8 8 (17.78%) Marketing
9 6 (13.33%) Firmware
9 6 (13.33%) HP
9 6 (13.33%) TestDirector
9 6 (13.33%) MS Office
9 6 (13.33%) SAP
9 6 (13.33%) Oracle
9 6 (13.33%) UNIX
9 6 (13.33%) Use Case
9 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
9 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
10 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.11%) Electronics

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (2.22%) SAS
1 1 (2.22%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Office
2 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Project
3 1 (2.22%) SPSS
3 1 (2.22%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.22%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.22%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (2.22%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) GPRS
1 3 (6.67%) 3GPP
1 3 (6.67%) UMTS
1 3 (6.67%) DNS
1 3 (6.67%) IPv6
1 3 (6.67%) Wireless
1 3 (6.67%) ZigBee
1 3 (6.67%) HSPA
2 2 (4.44%) Wireshark
2 2 (4.44%) 802.15
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) FTP
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.22%) RequisitePro
2 1 (2.22%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.22%) JMeter
2 1 (2.22%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.22%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Marketing
3 5 (11.11%) Electronics
4 4 (8.89%) Billing
5 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.44%) Retail
7 1 (2.22%) Military
7 1 (2.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Analyst
2 19 (42.22%) Test Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Test Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Tester
5 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Transition Manager
7 1 (2.22%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Marketing Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) SAP Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
1 3 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Firmware
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.44%) DTV
3 2 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.22%) Statistics
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) UNIX
2 5 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Waterfall
2 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) Test Scripting
4 12 (26.67%) Test Management
5 11 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Use Case
8 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.11%) Service Management
8 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 4 (8.89%) Integration Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (8.89%) CRM
9 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.89%) Logistics
9 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.89%) Scrum
10 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
10 3 (6.67%) Validation
10 3 (6.67%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) ISEB
2 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (17.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
5 4 (8.89%) PMP
5 4 (8.89%) PMI Certification
6 3 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (4.44%) Degree
8 1 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) SAP
2 6 (13.33%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) Primavera
4 2 (4.44%) Remedy
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe
5 1 (2.22%) Alterian
5 1 (2.22%) Agilent
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