The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 135 140 137
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing V-Model 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.065% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.084% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £324 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.07% -12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £30.25 -
% change year-on-year
+40.49% -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2320 2390 2400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.83% 77.62% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1537 1624 1603
Median daily rate £388 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 105 123
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £33.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing V-Model across the South West region.

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in the South West

V-Model
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the South West region.

V-Model Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Gloucestershire - 2 £360 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £325 -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) DV Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) System Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Waterfall
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) SDLC
5 7 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (50.00%) Selenium
5 7 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
5 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (50.00%) Integration Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) Validation
6 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 6 (42.86%) DevOps
7 5 (35.71%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
7 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
7 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
8 4 (28.57%) ITIL
8 4 (28.57%) Windows
8 4 (28.57%) Perl
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle
8 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) ATM
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Build Manager
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) System Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) SDLC
2 8 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 7 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Validation
4 6 (42.86%) DevOps
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) DV Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
4 4 (28.57%) ISEB
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
1 4 (28.57%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) HP