The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 504 538 540
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +2
Contract jobs citing V-Model 116 73 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.13% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.18% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 47 14
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£300 £320 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -18.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £456
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -32.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £61.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-30.32% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend

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

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend

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

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in the UK

V-Model
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing V-Model within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

V-Model
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing V-Model within the UK.

V-Model Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

V-Model
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing V-Model within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

V-Model Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

V-Model
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 111 £300 -6.25% 23
London +11 31 £360 -22.16% 3
South East -7 30 £375 +25.00% 3
North West -11 19 £260 -16.12% 3
West Midlands +20 18 £300 +9.09% 2
Berkshire +11 16 £400 +14.28% 1
Coventry - 12 £300 - 1
Lancashire - 12 £256 -
Blackpool - 12 £256 -
East Midlands +6 9 £273 -22.14% 5
Leicestershire - 7 £350 - 3
Surrey -1 6 - -
City of London -6 6 £425 -5.55% 1
Woking - 5 - -
Slough +4 4 - -
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £300 +9.58%
Maidenhead - 4 £350 -
Leicester - 4 £350 - 1
Milton Keynes -8 3 £300 +9.58%
Birmingham - 3 £238 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £390 -
Glasgow +6 2 £325 - 3
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £313 -10.71%
East of England 0 2 £313 +2.04% 2
Warrington -3 2 £335 +6.34%
Reading -4 2 £400 -
Derbyshire -5 2 £195 -44.28%
Hampshire -8 2 - -
Manchester -8 2 £455 +59.64% 2
Cheshire -9 2 £335 +6.34%

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 120 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (59.55%) Waterfall
3 69 (38.76%) SQL
4 61 (34.27%) Test Scripting
5 58 (32.58%) ISEB
6 51 (28.65%) HP Quality Center
7 47 (26.40%) Finance
8 46 (25.84%) ISTQB
9 39 (21.91%) QA
10 35 (19.66%) Degree
11 34 (19.10%) User Acceptance Testing
12 32 (17.98%) Java
13 31 (17.42%) Scrum
14 30 (16.85%) Microsoft
14 30 (16.85%) Security Cleared
15 27 (15.17%) Oracle
16 26 (14.61%) Regression Testing
17 25 (14.04%) .NET
17 25 (14.04%) MS Excel
18 24 (13.48%) Test Management
18 24 (13.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 23 (12.92%) Test Automation
19 23 (12.92%) XML
19 23 (12.92%) Software Testing
20 22 (12.36%) JIRA
20 22 (12.36%) Selenium
20 22 (12.36%) Validation
20 22 (12.36%) HP
21 21 (11.80%) Project Management
21 21 (11.80%) Windows

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (4.49%) CMS
2 6 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.25%) LiveCycle
4 2 (1.12%) SAS
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.55%) MS Office
3 13 (7.30%) MS Project
4 5 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.56%) SAP BCA
2 1 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.37%) Wireshark
2 5 (2.81%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.81%) ATM
2 5 (2.81%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.12%) GPRS
3 2 (1.12%) 3GPP
3 2 (1.12%) UMTS
3 2 (1.12%) DNS
3 2 (1.12%) IPv6
3 2 (1.12%) Internet
3 2 (1.12%) 802.15
3 2 (1.12%) ZigBee
3 2 (1.12%) HSPA
3 2 (1.12%) Wireless
4 1 (0.56%) RTSP
4 1 (0.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) WAN
4 1 (0.56%) HTTP
4 1 (0.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (4.49%) MySQL
3 8 (4.49%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.93%) MS Access
4 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.81%) SAP BW
7 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (2.25%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.69%) Star Schema
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.69%) Big Data
9 2 (1.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 22 (12.36%) JIRA
1 22 (12.36%) Selenium
2 20 (11.24%) WebDriver
3 18 (10.11%) Cucumber
4 15 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (8.43%) Visual Studio
5 12 (6.74%) HP UFT
6 8 (4.49%) JUnit
7 7 (3.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (3.93%) Git (software)
7 7 (3.93%) SoapUI
8 6 (3.37%) LoadRunner
8 6 (3.37%) JMeter
9 4 (2.25%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (2.25%) TestDirector
10 3 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (1.12%) Subversion
11 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.12%) eggPlant
General
1 47 (26.40%) Finance
2 16 (8.99%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.87%) Banking
4 13 (7.30%) Retail
5 11 (6.18%) Automotive
6 9 (5.06%) Electronics
7 5 (2.81%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.81%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.69%) Back Office
8 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.69%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.12%) Law
10 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.56%) Marketing
10 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.56%) French Language
10 1 (0.56%) German Language
10 1 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 72 (40.45%) Analyst
2 60 (33.71%) Test Analyst
3 28 (15.73%) Tester
4 15 (8.43%) Test Manager
5 12 (6.74%) Test Engineer
6 9 (5.06%) Developer
6 9 (5.06%) Test Leader
7 8 (4.49%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.49%) Automation Tester
8 7 (3.93%) Programmer
8 7 (3.93%) Manual Test Analyst
8 7 (3.93%) Performance Test Analyst
8 7 (3.93%) Performance Analyst
9 6 (3.37%) Functional Tester
9 6 (3.37%) Analyst Programmer
9 6 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.81%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (2.81%) Lead Software Engineer
10 5 (2.81%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.04%) .NET
2 23 (12.92%) XML
3 17 (9.55%) Web Services
4 15 (8.43%) ASP.NET
5 13 (7.30%) SOAP
6 12 (6.74%) HTML
6 12 (6.74%) CSS
7 10 (5.62%) REST
8 7 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 7 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (3.37%) XML Messaging
10 5 (2.81%) WSDL
11 3 (1.69%) JSON
11 3 (1.69%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.69%) Gherkin
12 2 (1.12%) 802.1X
12 2 (1.12%) JNDI
12 2 (1.12%) JDBC
12 2 (1.12%) JSP
12 2 (1.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Computer Science
1 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.81%) Video on Demand
2 5 (2.81%) IPTV
2 5 (2.81%) Physics
3 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.25%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (1.69%) EPoS
4 3 (1.69%) Life Science
5 2 (1.12%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.56%) PMI
6 1 (0.56%) CMDB
6 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.56%) EFT
6 1 (0.56%) DTV
6 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.56%) Equities
6 1 (0.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.80%) Windows
2 14 (7.87%) Linux
3 4 (2.25%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.25%) UNIX
4 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.69%) Android
4 3 (1.69%) Solaris
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (59.55%) Waterfall
3 61 (34.27%) Test Scripting
4 34 (19.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 31 (17.42%) Scrum
6 26 (14.61%) Regression Testing
7 24 (13.48%) Test Management
8 23 (12.92%) Software Testing
8 23 (12.92%) Test Automation
9 22 (12.36%) Validation
10 21 (11.80%) Project Management
10 21 (11.80%) Test Strategy
11 20 (11.24%) SDLC
11 20 (11.24%) Use Case
12 19 (10.67%) Automated Testing
13 16 (8.99%) Performance Testing
13 16 (8.99%) Integration Testing
14 15 (8.43%) TDD
15 14 (7.87%) Open Source
16 13 (7.30%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 69 (38.76%) SQL
2 32 (17.98%) Java
3 13 (7.30%) C#
4 9 (5.06%) PHP
4 9 (5.06%) Ruby
5 7 (3.93%) VB.NET
5 7 (3.93%) VBA
5 7 (3.93%) C
6 6 (3.37%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.25%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.25%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.69%) VB
8 3 (1.69%) Groovy
9 1 (0.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 58 (32.58%) ISEB
2 46 (25.84%) ISTQB
3 35 (19.66%) Degree
4 30 (16.85%) Security Cleared
5 24 (13.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (8.99%) SC Cleared
7 13 (7.30%) DV Cleared
8 9 (5.06%) HND
9 6 (3.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (2.25%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (21.91%) QA
2 5 (2.81%) IEC 61508
2 5 (2.81%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.81%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (2.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 51 (28.65%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.25%) SCCM
3 2 (1.12%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 30 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.17%) Oracle
3 22 (12.36%) HP
4 14 (7.87%) SAP
5 5 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.25%) Adobe
7 3 (1.69%) Teradata
7 3 (1.69%) Greenplum
7 3 (1.69%) Vertica
7 3 (1.69%) Talend
7 3 (1.69%) Netezza
8 2 (1.12%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.12%) CA
9 1 (0.56%) Informatica
9 1 (0.56%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.56%) IBM
9 1 (0.56%) Capita
9 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.56%) Zend
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