The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 521 534 522
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing V-Model 69 39 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.076% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 14 31
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£314 £394 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% +26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £456 £313
% change year-on-year
-32.60% +46.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £61.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40487 37295 40755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.10% 72.93% 70.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25009 22626 23492
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1056 1466
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -

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 1 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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 +23 63 £314 -20.31% 15
South East +7 26 £300 -42.30% 4
London +8 16 £450 +52.54% 3
Berkshire +3 10 £350 -46.15% 3
South West -28 7 £450 - 1
Surrey - 5 - - 1
Reading +4 4 £400 -
Yorkshire 0 4 £235 -6.00%
North West - 4 £310 - 1
City of London +24 3 £450 +55.17% 1
East Midlands +1 3 £350 - 3
West Yorkshire 0 3 £235 -6.00%
Redhill - 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £450 - 1
Manchester - 2 £285 - 1
Cardiff - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 - - 2
Slough - 2 £255 -
Warrington - 2 £315 -
Cheshire - 2 £315 -
South Wales - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £300 -
Northamptonshire - 2 - - 2
East of England - 2 £306 - 1
Wales - 2 - -
Glasgow -3 1 - -
Leeds -5 1 £220 -12.00%
Scotland -23 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £275 - 1

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 69 (62.73%) Waterfall
2 43 (39.09%) ISEB
3 34 (30.91%) ISTQB
3 34 (30.91%) Test Scripting
4 32 (29.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 32 (29.09%) Software Testing
5 31 (28.18%) SQL
6 25 (22.73%) Finance
7 23 (20.91%) Microsoft
7 23 (20.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 22 (20.00%) Integration Testing
9 21 (19.09%) Test Strategy
10 18 (16.36%) QA
10 18 (16.36%) Oracle
10 18 (16.36%) SAP
11 17 (15.45%) Test Management
11 17 (15.45%) Scrum
11 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (14.55%) Degree
12 16 (14.55%) Linux
13 14 (12.73%) System Testing
13 14 (12.73%) Automated Testing
13 14 (12.73%) HP Quality Center
14 13 (11.82%) Performance Testing
14 13 (11.82%) MS Excel
14 13 (11.82%) Project Management
15 12 (10.91%) UNIX
15 12 (10.91%) .NET
15 12 (10.91%) Java
15 12 (10.91%) Security Cleared

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (2.73%) CMS
2 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.91%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.91%) CICS
3 1 (0.91%) Apache
3 1 (0.91%) SAS
3 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.91%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.91%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 13 (11.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.27%) MS Project
3 7 (6.36%) MS Office
4 1 (0.91%) FastStats
4 1 (0.91%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.73%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.73%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.73%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.82%) SAP R/3
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.91%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.91%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) SaaS
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Wireless
1 3 (2.73%) IPv6
1 3 (2.73%) DNS
1 3 (2.73%) GPRS
1 3 (2.73%) 3GPP
1 3 (2.73%) UMTS
1 3 (2.73%) Wireshark
1 3 (2.73%) ZigBee
1 3 (2.73%) HSPA
2 2 (1.82%) WAN
2 2 (1.82%) 802.15
3 1 (0.91%) Internet
3 1 (0.91%) FTP
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.91%) LAN
3 1 (0.91%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.64%) Star Schema
3 4 (3.64%) Big Data
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.82%) DB2
5 2 (1.82%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Selenium
2 8 (7.27%) TestDirector
2 8 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (3.64%) LoadRunner
4 4 (3.64%) RequisitePro
5 3 (2.73%) Ant
5 3 (2.73%) Subversion
5 3 (2.73%) Maven
5 3 (2.73%) JIRA
6 2 (1.82%) JUnit
6 2 (1.82%) MSTest
6 2 (1.82%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.91%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.91%) JMeter
7 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.91%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.91%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.91%) TestPartner
General
1 25 (22.73%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.18%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.27%) Banking
5 7 (6.36%) Marketing
6 6 (5.45%) Electronics
6 6 (5.45%) Back Office
7 5 (4.55%) Billing
8 4 (3.64%) Retail
8 4 (3.64%) Military
9 3 (2.73%) Automotive
9 3 (2.73%) Dutch Language
9 3 (2.73%) French Language
10 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.91%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 61 (55.45%) Analyst
2 50 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 13 (11.82%) Tester
4 9 (8.18%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.27%) Test Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (7.27%) Architect
5 8 (7.27%) Test Leader
6 7 (6.36%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) Test Manager
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) SAP Tester
9 4 (3.64%) Business Test Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.73%) Automation Tester
10 3 (2.73%) Senior Architect
10 3 (2.73%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.91%) .NET
2 5 (4.55%) Web Services
2 5 (4.55%) XML
3 4 (3.64%) XSLT
3 4 (3.64%) Middleware
4 3 (2.73%) JMS
4 3 (2.73%) Velocity
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.82%) SAP PI
5 2 (1.82%) Swing
5 2 (1.82%) SOAP
6 1 (0.91%) J2EE
6 1 (0.91%) HTML
6 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.91%) CSS
6 1 (0.91%) EDI
6 1 (0.91%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.36%) Firmware
2 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.73%) SWIFT
3 3 (2.73%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.73%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.82%) DTV
4 2 (1.82%) Open Source
5 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.91%) iPad
5 1 (0.91%) AS400
5 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.91%) PMI
5 1 (0.91%) Statistics
5 1 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.91%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.91%) FMCG
5 1 (0.91%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.55%) Linux
2 12 (10.91%) UNIX
3 9 (8.18%) Windows
4 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.73%) Windows 2000
4 3 (2.73%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.91%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.91%) zOS
5 1 (0.91%) VMS
5 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.91%) SUSE
5 1 (0.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (62.73%) Waterfall
2 34 (30.91%) Test Scripting
3 32 (29.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 32 (29.09%) Software Testing
4 22 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 21 (19.09%) Test Strategy
6 17 (15.45%) Test Management
6 17 (15.45%) Scrum
6 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (12.73%) System Testing
7 14 (12.73%) Automated Testing
8 13 (11.82%) Performance Testing
8 13 (11.82%) Project Management
9 10 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 10 (9.09%) Use Case
9 10 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 9 (8.18%) Regression Testing
10 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (8.18%) Validation
11 7 (6.36%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.18%) SQL
2 12 (10.91%) Java
3 6 (5.45%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.64%) C
5 3 (2.73%) C#
5 3 (2.73%) C++
6 2 (1.82%) ABAP
6 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.91%) VB
7 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (39.09%) ISEB
2 34 (30.91%) ISTQB
3 23 (20.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (14.55%) Degree
5 12 (10.91%) Security Cleared
6 9 (8.18%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.45%) HND
8 5 (4.55%) PMP
8 5 (4.55%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.91%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.91%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.36%) QA
2 6 (5.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.91%) WCAG
3 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (12.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 23 (20.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.36%) Oracle
2 18 (16.36%) SAP
3 7 (6.36%) HP
3 7 (6.36%) IBM
4 4 (3.64%) Siebel
4 4 (3.64%) JD Edwards
4 4 (3.64%) Remedy
5 3 (2.73%) Green Hat
5 3 (2.73%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.82%) Primavera
7 1 (0.91%) Demandware
7 1 (0.91%) Charles River
7 1 (0.91%) Adobe
7 1 (0.91%) EMC
7 1 (0.91%) CA
7 1 (0.91%) FatWire
7 1 (0.91%) Intershop
7 1 (0.91%) Endeca
7 1 (0.91%) Alterian
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