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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
V-Model
England / South West
Rank 128 133 128
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing V-Model 7 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.53% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 13
Median daily rate £475 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2228 2451 2498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.55% 81.84% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1474 1670 1633
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 124 91
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -4 5 £475 -
Bristol +5 1 £230 -38.66% 1
Dorset - 1 £325 -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 13 (68.42%) Software Testing
2 13 (68.42%) Validation
2 13 (68.42%) Selenium
2 13 (68.42%) Cucumber
3 12 (63.16%) Waterfall
3 12 (63.16%) System Integration Testing
3 12 (63.16%) SDLC
3 12 (63.16%) DevOps
3 12 (63.16%) Risk Analysis
3 12 (63.16%) Integration Testing
3 12 (63.16%) Manual Testing
3 12 (63.16%) System Testing
3 12 (63.16%) DV Cleared
3 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
3 12 (63.16%) Scrum
3 12 (63.16%) C
3 12 (63.16%) Linux
4 11 (57.89%) Python
4 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
4 11 (57.89%) Perl
4 11 (57.89%) Oracle
4 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
4 11 (57.89%) Windows
4 11 (57.89%) Test Automation
4 11 (57.89%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (57.89%) Performance Testing
4 11 (57.89%) Defect Tracking

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:

Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Cucumber
1 13 (68.42%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.26%) Automotive
1 1 (5.26%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Integration Engineer
1 12 (63.16%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 12 (63.16%) Test Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Requirements Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Requirements Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 13 (68.42%) Software Testing
2 13 (68.42%) Validation
3 12 (63.16%) DevOps
3 12 (63.16%) Integration Testing
3 12 (63.16%) Manual Testing
3 12 (63.16%) Risk Analysis
3 12 (63.16%) Scrum
3 12 (63.16%) SDLC
3 12 (63.16%) System Integration Testing
3 12 (63.16%) System Testing
3 12 (63.16%) Waterfall
4 11 (57.89%) Automation Testing
4 11 (57.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (57.89%) Defect Tracking
4 11 (57.89%) Performance Testing
4 11 (57.89%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (57.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C
2 11 (57.89%) Perl
2 11 (57.89%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) DV Cleared
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle