The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 38 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.30% - 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% - 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
V-Model
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
250 289 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 75.30% 80.06% 81.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 207 276
Average daily rate £420 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% -10.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing V-Model across the Swindon region.

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) W3C
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) BASE24
3 1 (33.33%) Tandem
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Build Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Tandem
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware