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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 127 144 139
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing V-Model 10 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.032% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.039% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Median daily rate £238 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.35% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £405 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £405 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.43%
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
2218 2539 2498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.99% 80.50% 76.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1505 1771 1691
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 108 123
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £20.63 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
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 6 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Dorset - 5 £225 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £550 -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 9 (42.86%) UML
3 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 8 (38.10%) Validation
3 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
3 8 (38.10%) System Testing
3 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
3 8 (38.10%) SDLC
4 7 (33.33%) DevOps
4 7 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 7 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Selenium
4 7 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (33.33%) Linux
4 7 (33.33%) C
5 6 (28.57%) C++
5 6 (28.57%) Perl
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) Windows
5 6 (28.57%) Python
5 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement

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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DHCP
1 4 (19.05%) SNMP
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 7 (33.33%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Military
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Avionics
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Requirements Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) ASIC Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) FPGA Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Requirements Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) DOORS Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IP Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior ASIC Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior FPGA Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior IP Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) ASIC
1 5 (23.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (19.05%) CESG
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) UML
2 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 8 (38.10%) SDLC
3 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
3 8 (38.10%) System Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Validation
4 7 (33.33%) DevOps
4 7 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C
2 6 (28.57%) C++
2 6 (28.57%) Perl
2 6 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) ISEB
4 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Firmware
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) VMware