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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 132 136 126
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing V-Model 12 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.54% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 1
Average daily rate £450 £310 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -27.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2415 2429 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.07% 75.34% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1599 1213
Average daily rate £380 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 97
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing V-Model across the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucestershire +19 9 £475 - 2
Wiltshire -3 3 £450 +73.07%
Bristol -8 1 £375 +9.48% 1
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
4 8 (53.33%) Selenium
5 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
6 5 (33.33%) System Testing
6 5 (33.33%) SDLC
6 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) Validation
7 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Open Source
7 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
7 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (26.67%) Big Data
7 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
8 3 (20.00%) DevOps
8 3 (20.00%) Test Management
8 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
8 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (13.33%) JMeter
3 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.67%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Build Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Data Model Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Penetration Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.67%) Tandem
1 1 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
4 5 (33.33%) SDLC
4 5 (33.33%) System Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Validation
6 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Test Management
6 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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