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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 141 135 141
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing V-Model 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.065% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.085% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £320 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £263 £310
% change year-on-year
+27.85% -15.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
2333 2357 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.42% 76.78% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1517 1571 1569
Median daily rate £391 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 101 121
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 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 - 3 £320 - 2
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) DV Cleared
3 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (68.75%) Selenium
5 8 (50.00%) System Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (50.00%) SDLC
6 7 (43.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (43.75%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Cucumber
6 7 (43.75%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (43.75%) Integration Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Validation
6 7 (43.75%) Scrum
6 7 (43.75%) Linux
7 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 6 (37.50%) DevOps
8 5 (31.25%) Defect Tracking
8 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
8 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) Oracle
9 4 (25.00%) Perl
9 4 (25.00%) Python
9 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 4 (25.00%) Windows
9 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
9 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing

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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) Cucumber
3 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (12.50%) JMeter
4 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
5 1 (6.25%) JIRA
5 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Integration Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Build Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Model Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Tandem
2 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) SDLC
2 8 (50.00%) System Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (43.75%) Integration Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (43.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Validation
4 6 (37.50%) DevOps
4 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 5 (31.25%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Perl
1 4 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) DV Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
4 2 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) VMware