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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
V-Model
UK
Rank 556 552 506
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -46
Contract jobs citing V-Model 26 75 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 53 71
Median daily rate £338 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £190 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
36177 41516 39910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.16% 81.70% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 26915 25773
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1195 1052
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

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 25 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -11 24 £338 +3.84% 18
London +2 7 £375 -1.63% 2
South West +11 6 £475 +5.55% 2
Gloucestershire +8 5 £475 -
East Midlands +4 4 £338 +35.00% 1
Leicester +14 2 £338 +35.00%
Leicestershire +4 2 £338 +35.00%
West Midlands +4 2 £250 -30.55%
Midlands - 2 £300 -
West Yorkshire +23 1 £263 - 3
Berkshire +16 1 £675 +50.00%
Yorkshire +13 1 £263 - 3
Leeds +4 1 £263 -
South East 0 1 £675 +125.00% 3
Birmingham -2 1 £250 -7.40%
East of England -2 1 £550 +37.50% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £550 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £325 -
Dorset - 1 £325 -
Derbyshire - 1 £405 -
Stafford - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £325 -
Derby - 1 £405 -

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 83 (87.37%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (70.53%) Waterfall
3 25 (26.32%) C
4 23 (24.21%) SQL
4 23 (24.21%) Software Engineering
4 23 (24.21%) SDLC
5 22 (23.16%) Security Cleared
5 22 (23.16%) Test Scripting
6 21 (22.11%) Selenium
7 20 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 20 (21.05%) .NET
7 20 (21.05%) Linux
8 19 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 18 (18.95%) Degree
10 17 (17.89%) Software Testing
10 17 (17.89%) Performance Testing
10 17 (17.89%) Oracle
10 17 (17.89%) MS Excel
10 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
11 16 (16.84%) UML
11 16 (16.84%) Windows
11 16 (16.84%) Scrum
11 16 (16.84%) System Testing
12 15 (15.79%) DV Cleared
12 15 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
12 15 (15.79%) Validation
12 15 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
13 14 (14.74%) DevOps
13 14 (14.74%) Defect Management
13 14 (14.74%) Finance

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 4 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.16%) CMS
3 2 (2.11%) Confluence
3 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (17.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.05%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) SAP FI
2 4 (4.21%) SAP CO
2 4 (4.21%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.11%) VLAN
3 1 (1.05%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.11%) HeidiSQL
3 2 (2.11%) PowerCenter
3 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (22.11%) Selenium
2 11 (11.58%) Cucumber
2 11 (11.58%) JIRA
3 10 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 7 (7.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (7.37%) HP UFT
5 4 (4.21%) LoadRunner
5 4 (4.21%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.16%) Bugzilla
6 3 (3.16%) FogBugz
6 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.16%) Hudson
6 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.16%) JMeter
6 3 (3.16%) Rational Performance Tester
6 3 (3.16%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.16%) The Grinder
6 3 (3.16%) WinRunner
7 2 (2.11%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.11%) TestNG
General
1 14 (14.74%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Banking
3 6 (6.32%) Retail
4 4 (4.21%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.11%) Automotive
5 2 (2.11%) Electronics
5 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.11%) Military
6 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.05%) Avionics
6 1 (1.05%) Back Office
6 1 (1.05%) French Language
6 1 (1.05%) Games
6 1 (1.05%) German Language
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.05%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Analyst
2 18 (18.95%) Tester
3 15 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 15 (15.79%) Test Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) Integration Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) Software Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Lead Software Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Test Manager
6 9 (9.47%) .NET Software Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) C# Software Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Programme Test Manager
8 7 (7.37%) Team Leader
8 7 (7.37%) Test Programme Manager
9 6 (6.32%) .NET Team Leader
9 6 (6.32%) Performance Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Performance Test Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Programme Manager
9 6 (6.32%) SAP Tester
9 6 (6.32%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.05%) .NET
2 9 (9.47%) .NET Framework
3 6 (6.32%) Web Services
4 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.16%) J2EE
5 3 (3.16%) SOAP
6 2 (2.11%) XML
7 1 (1.05%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.05%) HTML
7 1 (1.05%) JSON
7 1 (1.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (3.16%) Statistics
4 2 (2.11%) ASIC
4 2 (2.11%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.05%) Contactless
5 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.05%) Informatics
5 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.05%) Linux
2 16 (16.84%) Windows
3 2 (2.11%) Unix
4 1 (1.05%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (87.37%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (70.53%) Waterfall
3 23 (24.21%) SDLC
3 23 (24.21%) Software Engineering
4 22 (23.16%) Test Scripting
5 20 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 19 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 17 (17.89%) Performance Testing
7 17 (17.89%) Software Testing
8 16 (16.84%) Scrum
8 16 (16.84%) System Testing
8 16 (16.84%) UML
9 15 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
9 15 (15.79%) Validation
10 14 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (14.74%) Defect Management
10 14 (14.74%) DevOps
11 13 (13.68%) Integration Testing
11 13 (13.68%) Project Management
12 12 (12.63%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.32%) C
2 23 (24.21%) SQL
3 14 (14.74%) Java
4 13 (13.68%) C#
4 13 (13.68%) Python
5 10 (10.53%) Perl
6 5 (5.26%) VB
7 4 (4.21%) C++
7 4 (4.21%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.16%) Groovy
9 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.11%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.05%) PHP
10 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (23.16%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.95%) Degree
3 15 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 13 (13.68%) ISEB
5 10 (10.53%) ISTQB
6 8 (8.42%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.68%) QA
2 3 (3.16%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.16%) TickIT
3 2 (2.11%) SEPA
3 2 (2.11%) TARGET2
4 1 (1.05%) COBIT
4 1 (1.05%) IEC 61508
4 1 (1.05%) ISO26262
4 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.05%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
1 17 (17.89%) Oracle
2 10 (10.53%) HP
2 10 (10.53%) SAP
3 4 (4.21%) Siebel
4 3 (3.16%) IBM
5 2 (2.11%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.11%) Informatica
5 2 (2.11%) T-Plan
6 1 (1.05%) Coverity
6 1 (1.05%) Freescale
6 1 (1.05%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.05%) NEC
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