The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 127 103 125
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Contract jobs citing V-Model 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£375 - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £413 £313
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2173 1521 2092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.02% 70.71% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1458 986 1276
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 70 125
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £42.50 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
V-Model
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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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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
Bristol - 3 £450 - 3
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 2
Somerset - - - -
Dorset - - - -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 8 (72.73%) Waterfall
3 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
4 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) Validation
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) HND
6 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 4 (36.36%) System Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Selenium
7 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 2 (18.18%) JD Edwards
8 2 (18.18%) Scrum
8 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (18.18%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
8 2 (18.18%) Siebel
8 2 (18.18%) ERP
8 2 (18.18%) .NET
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle
8 2 (18.18%) C
8 2 (18.18%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) SAP
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
8 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) PSTN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Waterfall
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Validation
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) System Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) ERP
6 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Volume Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Management
7 1 (9.09%) Use Case
7 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
7 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 4 (36.36%) HND
3 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
1 2 (18.18%) Siebel
1 2 (18.18%) JD Edwards
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