The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 539 550 569
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +19
Contract jobs citing V-Model 108 83 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 47 42
Median daily rate £350 £300 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £228 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £267 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.33% -11.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -

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
44155 44688 42248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.64% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 28799 26498
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1198 1222
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +4.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 30 June 2016.

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
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
England +38 105 £345 +15.00% 20
South East +16 27 £339 -15.31% 4
London +11 26 £310 -16.21% 4
West Midlands -9 20 £325 -9.72% 1
East of England +31 12 £450 +50.00%
Coventry 0 10 £325 +8.33%
Hampshire +18 9 £300 - 1
Berkshire +1 9 £375 -16.66% 1
Hertfordshire - 9 £450 -
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £450 -
Yorkshire +14 7 £400 - 2
Birmingham -1 7 £280 +24.44%
East Midlands +6 5 £325 +66.66% 3
Reading -4 5 £375 -6.25% 1
Winchester - 5 - -
North West -22 4 £350 +34.61% 2
South West +10 3 £325 +20.37% 3
Nottingham 0 3 - -
West Yorkshire -5 3 £425 - 2
Nottinghamshire -5 3 - -
Stafford - 3 - -
Portsmouth - 3 £300 -
Staffordshire - 3 - -
City of London +50 2 £331 -22.05%
Cambridgeshire +15 2 £306 +2.08%
Buckinghamshire +7 2 £300 -5.88%
Scotland -11 2 £400 +23.07% 1
Edinburgh - 2 £400 -
Wiltshire - 2 £325 -
Middlesex - 2 £345 -

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 with a requirement for V-Model.

1 150 (75.38%) Waterfall
2 147 (73.87%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (39.70%) SQL
4 72 (36.18%) JIRA
5 55 (27.64%) ISTQB
6 54 (27.14%) Test Scripting
7 50 (25.13%) QA
8 46 (23.12%) Software Testing
9 45 (22.61%) SDLC
10 44 (22.11%) Selenium
11 38 (19.10%) Test Automation
12 35 (17.59%) ISEB
13 34 (17.09%) HP
14 33 (16.58%) Microsoft
15 32 (16.08%) Finance
16 31 (15.58%) Scrum
16 31 (15.58%) XML
16 31 (15.58%) ITIL
16 31 (15.58%) UML
16 31 (15.58%) User Acceptance Testing
16 31 (15.58%) Security Cleared
17 30 (15.08%) HP Quality Center
18 26 (13.07%) Defect Management
19 25 (12.56%) Team Foundation Server
19 25 (12.56%) Linux
19 25 (12.56%) Windows
19 25 (12.56%) C#
19 25 (12.56%) Java
19 25 (12.56%) Retail
20 23 (11.56%) Oracle

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills 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 14 (7.04%) Confluence
2 8 (4.02%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.51%) JBoss
3 5 (2.51%) MQSeries
3 5 (2.51%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.51%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.01%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.01%) CMS
5 2 (1.01%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) Apache
6 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.50%) Jadu
6 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.53%) MS Office
3 4 (2.01%) MS Project
4 3 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.50%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.02%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.51%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (1.01%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.50%) BASE24
5 1 (0.50%) Maximo
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.50%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Bluemix
1 1 (0.50%) Office 365
1 1 (0.50%) OneDrive
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.04%) VLAN
2 9 (4.52%) ZigBee
3 6 (3.02%) Internet
4 4 (2.01%) 802.15
4 4 (2.01%) DNS
4 4 (2.01%) IPv6
5 3 (1.51%) SAN
5 3 (1.51%) WAN
6 2 (1.01%) ATM
6 2 (1.01%) HTTP
7 1 (0.50%) DHCP
7 1 (0.50%) GPRS
7 1 (0.50%) LAN
7 1 (0.50%) Network Security
7 1 (0.50%) RTP
7 1 (0.50%) Skype
7 1 (0.50%) SNMP
7 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.50%) WebEx
7 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.52%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.01%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.01%) DataStage
6 2 (1.01%) MySQL
7 1 (0.50%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.50%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.50%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.50%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 72 (36.18%) JIRA
2 44 (22.11%) Selenium
3 25 (12.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (11.06%) Cucumber
5 21 (10.55%) Visual Studio
6 18 (9.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 15 (7.54%) HP UFT
8 13 (6.53%) Jenkins
9 9 (4.52%) JMeter
9 9 (4.52%) WebDriver
9 9 (4.52%) Zephyr
10 8 (4.02%) SoapUI
11 7 (3.52%) LoadRunner
12 5 (2.51%) Bugzilla
12 5 (2.51%) JUnit
12 5 (2.51%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (2.01%) Burp Suite
13 4 (2.01%) DbUnit
13 4 (2.01%) Spock
14 3 (1.51%) Testopia
General
1 32 (16.08%) Finance
2 25 (12.56%) Retail
3 20 (10.05%) Banking
4 13 (6.53%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.51%) Military
5 5 (2.51%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.51%) Electronics
7 2 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (28.64%) Analyst
2 54 (27.14%) Test Analyst
3 31 (15.58%) Test Engineer
4 23 (11.56%) Tester
5 20 (10.05%) Test Manager
6 19 (9.55%) Configuration Engineer
6 19 (9.55%) Release and Configuration Engineer
6 19 (9.55%) Release Engineer
7 13 (6.53%) Team Leader
7 13 (6.53%) Test Leader
8 12 (6.03%) Integration Engineer
9 11 (5.53%) Automation Test Analyst
10 10 (5.03%) Senior Test Engineer
11 9 (4.52%) Developer
12 8 (4.02%) Lead Developer
13 7 (3.52%) .NET Developer
13 7 (3.52%) C# Developer
13 7 (3.52%) QA Engineer
13 7 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (3.52%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.58%) XML
2 20 (10.05%) .NET
3 16 (8.04%) SOAP
4 12 (6.03%) Web Services
5 9 (4.52%) .NET Framework
5 9 (4.52%) HTML
6 6 (3.02%) RESTful
7 4 (2.01%) 802.1X
7 4 (2.01%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.01%) jQuery
7 4 (2.01%) JSTS
8 3 (1.51%) JDBC
8 3 (1.51%) JNDI
8 3 (1.51%) JSP
8 3 (1.51%) WSDL
9 2 (1.01%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.01%) JSON
9 2 (1.01%) Middleware
9 2 (1.01%) WCF
10 1 (0.50%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (8.04%) Smart Meter
2 9 (4.52%) Algorithms
2 9 (4.52%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.02%) Virtual Team
4 6 (3.02%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.01%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.51%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.51%) STB
6 3 (1.51%) User Experience
6 3 (1.51%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.01%) CESG
7 2 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.01%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.01%) Tandem
8 1 (0.50%) CMDB
8 1 (0.50%) iPad
8 1 (0.50%) iPhone
8 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.56%) Linux
1 25 (12.56%) Windows
2 13 (6.53%) Unix
3 3 (1.51%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.50%) AIX
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (75.38%) Waterfall
2 147 (73.87%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (27.14%) Test Scripting
4 46 (23.12%) Software Testing
5 45 (22.61%) SDLC
6 38 (19.10%) Test Automation
7 31 (15.58%) ITIL
7 31 (15.58%) Scrum
7 31 (15.58%) UML
7 31 (15.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (13.07%) Defect Management
9 23 (11.56%) Regression Testing
10 21 (10.55%) Integration Testing
10 21 (10.55%) System Testing
10 21 (10.55%) Test Management
11 20 (10.05%) Requirements Management
11 20 (10.05%) Security Testing
11 20 (10.05%) Test Planning
12 19 (9.55%) Software Engineering
13 18 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 79 (39.70%) SQL
2 25 (12.56%) C#
2 25 (12.56%) Java
3 11 (5.53%) PL/SQL
4 10 (5.03%) C
4 10 (5.03%) Ruby
5 9 (4.52%) Perl
6 8 (4.02%) Python
7 7 (3.52%) C++
8 5 (2.51%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.01%) PHP
9 2 (1.01%) VB
9 2 (1.01%) VBA
10 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.50%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (27.64%) ISTQB
2 35 (17.59%) ISEB
3 31 (15.58%) Security Cleared
4 21 (10.55%) Degree
5 20 (10.05%) SC Cleared
6 18 (9.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 15 (7.54%) DV Cleared
8 13 (6.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (3.02%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (25.13%) QA
2 22 (11.06%) ISO 9001
3 20 (10.05%) TickIT
4 4 (2.01%) SLA
5 3 (1.51%) IEC 61508
6 2 (1.01%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.50%) GxP
7 1 (0.50%) JTAG
7 1 (0.50%) MISRA
7 1 (0.50%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (3.52%) Firmware
2 5 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.01%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (15.08%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.51%) SCCM
3 4 (2.01%) SCOM
4 3 (1.51%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.50%) Ansible
5 1 (0.50%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (17.09%) HP
2 33 (16.58%) Microsoft
3 23 (11.56%) Oracle
4 10 (5.03%) SAP
5 7 (3.52%) IBM
6 6 (3.02%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.51%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.01%) Citrix
8 4 (2.01%) VMware
9 3 (1.51%) CA
9 3 (1.51%) JDA
10 2 (1.01%) Green Hat
10 2 (1.01%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.01%) Tableau
10 2 (1.01%) T-Plan
11 1 (0.50%) Actel
11 1 (0.50%) Adobe
11 1 (0.50%) EMC
11 1 (0.50%) ILOG
11 1 (0.50%) Sybase
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