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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 137 - 138
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing V-Model 8 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% - 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Median daily rate £325 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -33.60%
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
2381 2480 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.04% 77.26% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1593 1662 1584
Median daily rate £388 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 111 104
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.76 £15.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 July 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 - 5 £350 -
Wiltshire - 3 £325 -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) System Testing
3 9 (52.94%) DV Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) SDLC
5 7 (41.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (41.18%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
5 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Validation
5 7 (41.18%) Selenium
5 7 (41.18%) Risk Analysis
5 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) Scrum
6 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (35.29%) DevOps
7 5 (29.41%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (29.41%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (29.41%) Military
7 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Requirements Management
7 5 (29.41%) C++
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) ASIC
8 4 (23.53%) DHCP
8 4 (23.53%) SNMP
8 4 (23.53%) IBM
8 4 (23.53%) Firmware

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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DHCP
1 4 (23.53%) SNMP
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) ATM
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
1 7 (41.18%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Military
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Integration Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Test Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) ASIC Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) FPGA Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Build Manager
6 1 (5.88%) DOORS Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IP Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Requirements Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior ASIC Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior FPGA Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior IP Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) ASIC
1 4 (23.53%) CESG
1 4 (23.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) System Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
3 8 (47.06%) SDLC
4 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (41.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (41.18%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Validation
5 6 (35.29%) DevOps
5 6 (35.29%) Scrum
5 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 5 (29.41%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Requirements Management
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 4 (23.53%) UML
7 4 (23.53%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C++
2 4 (23.53%) Perl
2 4 (23.53%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) DV Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
5 3 (17.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Firmware
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) IBM
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) VMware