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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 550 558 569
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing V-Model 101 66 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.12% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 44 26
Median daily rate £330 £295 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £227 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £471 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £267 £310
% change year-on-year
+26.17% -14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
43851 42877 41677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 79.19% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29046 27097 26309
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1017 1228 1245
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £28.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +28 94 £330 +11.86% 11
South East +3 22 £310 -1.97% 1
London -8 22 £320 -4.47% 2
West Midlands +11 16 £325 +44.44% 1
East of England +20 14 £413 +8.55%
Hampshire +12 9 £300 -11.76%
Coventry - 9 £325 - 1
East Midlands +23 8 £319 +63.46% 3
Cambridgeshire +17 8 £350 -7.89%
Leicestershire - 8 £319 - 1
Wales +14 7 £338 +92.85% 1
Berkshire -1 7 - - 1
Cardiff - 7 £338 -
South Wales - 7 £338 - 1
Peterborough - 7 £325 -
North West -20 6 £350 +34.61% 1
Leicester - 6 £400 -
Birmingham +5 5 £206 -8.33%
Portsmouth -2 4 £300 -11.76%
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £450 -
Yorkshire +10 3 £425 - 1
South West +1 3 £320 +6.66% 2
West Yorkshire -1 3 £425 - 1
Reading -4 3 - -
Manchester -7 3 £300 -37.50% 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £320 - 1
Winchester - 3 - -
City of London +33 2 £419 -9.45%
Buckinghamshire +4 2 £300 +1.69%

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 140 (78.21%) Waterfall
2 136 (75.98%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (43.02%) SQL
4 60 (33.52%) JIRA
5 59 (32.96%) Test Scripting
6 56 (31.28%) ISTQB
7 50 (27.93%) Software Testing
8 44 (24.58%) Selenium
9 41 (22.91%) QA
10 40 (22.35%) ISEB
11 37 (20.67%) Finance
12 36 (20.11%) SDLC
13 35 (19.55%) HP Quality Center
14 34 (18.99%) Security Cleared
14 34 (18.99%) User Acceptance Testing
15 31 (17.32%) HP
16 30 (16.76%) Test Automation
17 29 (16.20%) XML
18 26 (14.53%) Scrum
19 25 (13.97%) Defect Management
20 24 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
20 24 (13.41%) Test Management
20 24 (13.41%) UML
20 24 (13.41%) Oracle
21 22 (12.29%) Java
21 22 (12.29%) ITIL
21 22 (12.29%) Microsoft
21 22 (12.29%) Security Testing
21 22 (12.29%) Manual Testing
21 22 (12.29%) Cucumber

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 6 (3.35%) Confluence
2 5 (2.79%) JBoss
2 5 (2.79%) MQSeries
2 5 (2.79%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.12%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.56%) CMS
5 1 (0.56%) Jadu
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (7.26%) MS Office
2 12 (6.70%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.23%) MS Project
4 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.23%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.56%) BASE24
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.56%) Maximo
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.56%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.94%) VLAN
2 6 (3.35%) ZigBee
3 3 (1.68%) 802.15
3 3 (1.68%) DNS
3 3 (1.68%) IPv6
3 3 (1.68%) SAN
3 3 (1.68%) WAN
4 2 (1.12%) ATM
5 1 (0.56%) GPRS
5 1 (0.56%) Internet
5 1 (0.56%) LAN
5 1 (0.56%) Network Security
5 1 (0.56%) RTP
5 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.56%) WebEx
5 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.59%) Relational Database
1 10 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.47%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.35%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.79%) Big Data
5 4 (2.23%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.12%) DataStage
7 2 (1.12%) MySQL
7 2 (1.12%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.56%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.56%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.56%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.56%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 60 (33.52%) JIRA
2 44 (24.58%) Selenium
3 24 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (12.29%) Cucumber
5 18 (10.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 15 (8.38%) HP UFT
7 12 (6.70%) Visual Studio
7 12 (6.70%) WebDriver
8 11 (6.15%) Jenkins
9 8 (4.47%) JMeter
10 6 (3.35%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.79%) LoadRunner
12 4 (2.23%) Burp Suite
12 4 (2.23%) DbUnit
12 4 (2.23%) JUnit
12 4 (2.23%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (2.23%) Spock
12 4 (2.23%) Zephyr
13 3 (1.68%) Ranorex
13 3 (1.68%) Testopia
General
1 37 (20.67%) Finance
2 20 (11.17%) Banking
2 20 (11.17%) Retail
3 18 (10.06%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.79%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.23%) Military
6 3 (1.68%) Law
7 2 (1.12%) Billing
7 2 (1.12%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (39.11%) Analyst
2 67 (37.43%) Test Analyst
3 29 (16.20%) Test Engineer
4 24 (13.41%) Tester
5 19 (10.61%) Configuration Engineer
5 19 (10.61%) Release and Configuration Engineer
5 19 (10.61%) Release Engineer
6 17 (9.50%) Test Manager
7 15 (8.38%) Automation Test Analyst
8 11 (6.15%) SQL Analyst
9 10 (5.59%) Integration Engineer
10 9 (5.03%) Senior Test Engineer
10 9 (5.03%) Team Leader
10 9 (5.03%) Test Leader
11 8 (4.47%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (4.47%) Senior Test Analyst
11 8 (4.47%) Smart Metering Engineer
12 7 (3.91%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 7 (3.91%) Test and Integration Engineer
13 6 (3.35%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.20%) XML
2 11 (6.15%) .NET
2 11 (6.15%) SOAP
3 7 (3.91%) HTML
4 4 (2.23%) jQuery
4 4 (2.23%) JSTS
4 4 (2.23%) Web Services
5 3 (1.68%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.68%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.12%) Middleware
6 2 (1.12%) RESTful
7 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.38%) Smart Meter
2 14 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.03%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.68%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.68%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.68%) User Experience
7 2 (1.12%) Tandem
8 1 (0.56%) CESG
8 1 (0.56%) CMDB
8 1 (0.56%) Derivative
8 1 (0.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Physics
8 1 (0.56%) STB
8 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.73%) Linux
2 19 (10.61%) Windows
3 11 (6.15%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) AIX
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (78.21%) Waterfall
2 136 (75.98%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (32.96%) Test Scripting
4 50 (27.93%) Software Testing
5 36 (20.11%) SDLC
6 34 (18.99%) User Acceptance Testing
7 30 (16.76%) Test Automation
8 26 (14.53%) Scrum
9 25 (13.97%) Defect Management
10 24 (13.41%) Test Management
10 24 (13.41%) UML
11 22 (12.29%) ITIL
11 22 (12.29%) Manual Testing
11 22 (12.29%) Security Testing
12 21 (11.73%) Test Planning
13 20 (11.17%) Regression Testing
14 17 (9.50%) Integration Testing
14 17 (9.50%) System Testing
15 16 (8.94%) Functional Testing
15 16 (8.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 77 (43.02%) SQL
2 22 (12.29%) Java
3 18 (10.06%) C#
4 16 (8.94%) PL/SQL
5 9 (5.03%) Ruby
6 6 (3.35%) C
7 5 (2.79%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.79%) Perl
7 5 (2.79%) Python
8 4 (2.23%) C++
9 2 (1.12%) PHP
9 2 (1.12%) VBA
10 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 56 (31.28%) ISTQB
2 40 (22.35%) ISEB
3 34 (18.99%) Security Cleared
4 18 (10.06%) DV Cleared
5 17 (9.50%) SC Cleared
6 16 (8.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 13 (7.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (6.70%) Degree
9 2 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (22.91%) QA
2 20 (11.17%) ISO 9001
2 20 (11.17%) TickIT
3 2 (1.12%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.56%) JTAG
4 1 (0.56%) MISRA
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.35%) Firmware
2 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 35 (19.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.68%) SCCM
3 2 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (17.32%) HP
2 24 (13.41%) Oracle
3 22 (12.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.03%) SAP
5 5 (2.79%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.68%) IBM
6 3 (1.68%) JDA
7 2 (1.12%) Tableau
7 2 (1.12%) VMware
8 1 (0.56%) Actel
8 1 (0.56%) Cadence
8 1 (0.56%) Citrix
8 1 (0.56%) EMC
8 1 (0.56%) Green Hat
8 1 (0.56%) ILOG
8 1 (0.56%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.56%) Mentor Graphics
8 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.56%) T-Plan
8 1 (0.56%) Xilinx
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