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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 559 553 537
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing V-Model 55 96 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 56 75
Median daily rate £375 £303 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.96% -11.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £244 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £405 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
40909 44671 43502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.22% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27247 28978 28332
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1330 1204
Median hourly rate £29.25 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -14 50 £375 +15.38% 20
London +4 17 £375 +1.35% 3
South West +15 9 £288 -29.01% 1
South East +9 8 £375 +25.00% 2
Gloucestershire - 6 £550 -
Berkshire +9 4 £400 - 1
East of England +3 4 £356 -20.83% 3
Leicester +1 4 £338 -
East Midlands -3 4 £338 -6.89% 3
Leicestershire -5 4 £338 - 2
Suffolk - 4 £356 -
Yorkshire +22 3 £363 - 4
Cardiff +13 3 £423 +122.36%
South Wales +3 3 £423 +122.36%
Wales -3 3 £423 +122.36%
City of London -10 3 £428 -
Dorset - 3 £250 -
Hampshire +14 2 £275 -12.00%
North West -7 2 £308 +21.78% 2
West Midlands -33 2 £250 -16.66%
West Sussex - 2 £375 -
Crawley - 2 £375 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
Sheffield - 2 £375 -
Portsmouth - 2 £275 -
West Yorkshire +18 1 £263 - 4
Leeds +16 1 £263 - 1
Reading +1 1 - -
Manchester -4 1 £240 -4.00% 1
Birmingham -5 1 £250 -15.25%

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 113 (76.87%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (64.63%) Waterfall
3 48 (32.65%) SQL
4 39 (26.53%) .NET
4 39 (26.53%) UML
5 37 (25.17%) Software Engineering
6 35 (23.81%) Degree
7 34 (23.13%) Microsoft
8 32 (21.77%) Test Automation
9 31 (21.09%) C#
10 29 (19.73%) MS Excel
10 29 (19.73%) Security Cleared
10 29 (19.73%) SDLC
11 26 (17.69%) C
11 26 (17.69%) Visual Studio
11 26 (17.69%) JIRA
11 26 (17.69%) Test Scripting
12 25 (17.01%) Computer Science
12 25 (17.01%) Selenium
13 24 (16.33%) .NET Framework
14 23 (15.65%) QA
14 23 (15.65%) Test Strategy
15 22 (14.97%) Linux
16 21 (14.29%) Software Testing
17 19 (12.93%) ISEB
17 19 (12.93%) Java
17 19 (12.93%) Oracle
17 19 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (12.24%) SC Cleared
18 18 (12.24%) HP Quality Center

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 7 (4.76%) Confluence
2 4 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.04%) CMS
3 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.68%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (19.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.04%) Simulink
3 2 (1.36%) MS Office
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.44%) SAP FI
2 5 (3.40%) SAP CO
2 5 (3.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Bluemix
1 1 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (0.68%) Office 365
1 1 (0.68%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) DHCP
1 8 (5.44%) SNMP
2 5 (3.40%) Internet
3 4 (2.72%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.72%) VLAN
4 1 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) Profibus
4 1 (0.68%) Skype
4 1 (0.68%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.04%) HeidiSQL
3 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.36%) PowerCenter
4 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (17.69%) JIRA
1 26 (17.69%) Visual Studio
2 25 (17.01%) Selenium
3 14 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (7.48%) Cucumber
4 11 (7.48%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.80%) Rational DOORS
6 9 (6.12%) HP UFT
7 6 (4.08%) LoadRunner
8 5 (3.40%) Bugzilla
8 5 (3.40%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.72%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.72%) JMeter
9 4 (2.72%) JUnit
9 4 (2.72%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.04%) NetBeans
10 3 (2.04%) Rational Performance Tester
10 3 (2.04%) Robot Framework
10 3 (2.04%) The Grinder
10 3 (2.04%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (12.24%) Finance
2 11 (7.48%) Retail
3 10 (6.80%) Banking
3 10 (6.80%) Military
4 5 (3.40%) Retail Banking
4 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.04%) Electronics
5 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.36%) Automotive
6 2 (1.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.68%) Avionics
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) French Language
7 1 (0.68%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) German Language
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (18.37%) Analyst
2 22 (14.97%) Software Engineer
3 21 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 21 (14.29%) Tester
4 19 (12.93%) .NET Team Leader
4 19 (12.93%) Lead Software Engineer
4 19 (12.93%) Test Analyst
4 19 (12.93%) Test Engineer
5 17 (11.56%) .NET Software Engineer
5 17 (11.56%) C# Software Engineer
6 16 (10.88%) Software Team Leader
7 13 (8.84%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (8.16%) Test Manager
9 10 (6.80%) Integration Engineer
10 9 (6.12%) Test Leader
11 8 (5.44%) Developer
11 8 (5.44%) Programme Manager
11 8 (5.44%) Programme Test Manager
11 8 (5.44%) Test and Integration Engineer
11 8 (5.44%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (26.53%) .NET
2 24 (16.33%) .NET Framework
3 11 (7.48%) Web Services
4 7 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.76%) XML
5 6 (4.08%) SOAP
6 4 (2.72%) J2EE
7 3 (2.04%) HTML
8 2 (1.36%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.36%) JDBC
8 2 (1.36%) JNDI
8 2 (1.36%) JSON
8 2 (1.36%) JSP
8 2 (1.36%) RESTful
8 2 (1.36%) WSDL
9 1 (0.68%) Middleware
9 1 (0.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.01%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 10 (6.80%) ASIC
4 8 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.44%) CESG
5 3 (2.04%) Statistics
6 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.36%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.36%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.36%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.68%) Contactless
7 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) Informatics
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) PMI
7 1 (0.68%) Robotics
7 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.68%) STB
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.97%) Linux
2 18 (12.24%) Windows
3 6 (4.08%) Unix
4 1 (0.68%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (76.87%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (64.63%) Waterfall
3 39 (26.53%) UML
4 37 (25.17%) Software Engineering
5 32 (21.77%) Test Automation
6 29 (19.73%) SDLC
7 26 (17.69%) Test Scripting
8 23 (15.65%) Test Strategy
9 21 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 19 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (12.24%) Requirements Management
11 18 (12.24%) Scrum
12 17 (11.56%) Defect Management
13 16 (10.88%) Project Management
13 16 (10.88%) System Testing
14 15 (10.20%) Performance Testing
14 15 (10.20%) System Integration Testing
14 15 (10.20%) Test Management
14 15 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (9.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.65%) SQL
2 31 (21.09%) C#
3 26 (17.69%) C
4 19 (12.93%) Java
5 16 (10.88%) Python
6 15 (10.20%) C++
7 14 (9.52%) Perl
8 7 (4.76%) VB
9 4 (2.72%) MATLAB
9 4 (2.72%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.04%) Groovy
10 3 (2.04%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.68%) Ada
11 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
11 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.68%) Ruby
11 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (23.81%) Degree
2 29 (19.73%) Security Cleared
3 19 (12.93%) ISEB
4 18 (12.24%) SC Cleared
5 17 (11.56%) ISTQB
6 13 (8.84%) DV Cleared
7 7 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (4.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.36%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.65%) QA
2 6 (4.08%) IEC 61508
3 4 (2.72%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.04%) TickIT
5 2 (1.36%) COBIT
5 2 (1.36%) SEPA
5 2 (1.36%) TARGET2
6 1 (0.68%) ISO26262
6 1 (0.68%) MISRA
6 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.68%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.44%) Firmware
2 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.36%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.68%) Ansible
3 1 (0.68%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (23.13%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.93%) Oracle
3 14 (9.52%) SAP
4 12 (8.16%) HP
4 12 (8.16%) IBM
5 4 (2.72%) Siebel
6 3 (2.04%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.04%) T-Plan
7 2 (1.36%) CA
7 2 (1.36%) Informatica
7 2 (1.36%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.36%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.68%) Citrix
8 1 (0.68%) Coverity
8 1 (0.68%) Freescale
8 1 (0.68%) NEC