The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 481 504 473
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -31
Contract jobs citing V-Model 96 57 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 31 28
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£350 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £293 £338
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
38219 36146 32687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.29% 74.26% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24558 22025 19397
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £271 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1117 1319
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +6 88 £350 -8.19% 18
London +12 37 £350 -12.50% 8
South East -10 24 £300 +15.38% 3
City of London +18 17 £355 -27.17% 3
South West -16 13 £290 -31.76%
Berkshire +4 12 £300 +15.38% 1
North West +2 9 £400 - 1
Bristol 0 8 £310 -27.05%
Uxbridge - 5 £325 -
Surrey - 5 £400 - 2
Slough -2 4 £288 -
Reading +7 3 £375 +44.23% 1
East of England +2 3 £250 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £260 -
Swindon - 3 £260 -
West Midlands 0 2 - -
Scotland -5 2 £425 -2.85% 2
Stirling - 2 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £288 -
Gloucestershire -21 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £225 -
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 2
Harrogate - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 1

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 142 (72.08%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (62.44%) Waterfall
3 105 (53.30%) SQL
4 71 (36.04%) Test Scripting
5 66 (33.50%) ISEB
6 64 (32.49%) Java
7 59 (29.95%) Software Testing
8 53 (26.90%) Validation
9 52 (26.40%) TDD
10 49 (24.87%) Selenium
11 48 (24.37%) User Acceptance Testing
12 44 (22.34%) Scrum
13 43 (21.83%) QA
14 41 (20.81%) BDD
15 39 (19.80%) Software Engineering
15 39 (19.80%) Oracle
16 38 (19.29%) .NET
16 38 (19.29%) Windows
16 38 (19.29%) Finance
16 38 (19.29%) Team Foundation Server
17 36 (18.27%) HP Quality Center
18 35 (17.77%) Test Management
18 35 (17.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 35 (17.77%) Microsoft
19 30 (15.23%) Git (software)
20 29 (14.72%) Test Automation
21 26 (13.20%) ISTQB
22 25 (12.69%) Use Case
22 25 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
22 25 (12.69%) Test Planning

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 9 (4.57%) IIS
2 8 (4.06%) CMS
3 7 (3.55%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.05%) LiveCycle
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.51%) SAS
6 1 (0.51%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (7.61%) MS Project
2 13 (6.60%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.54%) MS Office
4 4 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.51%) FastStats
6 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.55%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.03%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.03%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.02%) SAP BCA
3 2 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.02%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.54%) HTTP
1 5 (2.54%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.51%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.17%) Oracle Database
2 18 (9.14%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (7.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (6.60%) Relational Database
6 12 (6.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (5.08%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (4.06%) MongoDB
8 8 (4.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (3.55%) SAP BW
9 7 (3.55%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (3.55%) MS Access
10 4 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.03%) Data Mining
10 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (2.03%) Big Data
11 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (24.87%) Selenium
2 38 (19.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (15.23%) Git (software)
4 24 (12.18%) Eclipse
5 20 (10.15%) Cucumber
6 19 (9.64%) WebDriver
7 18 (9.14%) JIRA
8 15 (7.61%) Visual Studio
9 14 (7.11%) QuickTest Pro
9 14 (7.11%) JUnit
9 14 (7.11%) SoapUI
10 11 (5.58%) Oracle APEX
11 10 (5.08%) LoadRunner
11 10 (5.08%) Jenkins
12 9 (4.57%) Hudson
12 9 (4.57%) JBehave
12 9 (4.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (4.57%) TestNG
13 8 (4.06%) Subversion
13 8 (4.06%) NeoLoad
General
1 38 (19.29%) Finance
2 15 (7.61%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.08%) Banking
4 8 (4.06%) Marketing
5 7 (3.55%) Retail
6 6 (3.05%) Billing
7 4 (2.03%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.02%) Back Office
8 2 (1.02%) Military
9 1 (0.51%) Automotive
9 1 (0.51%) Legal
9 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (36.55%) Analyst
2 49 (24.87%) Test Analyst
3 29 (14.72%) Developer
4 23 (11.68%) Tester
5 15 (7.61%) Test Engineer
6 14 (7.11%) Test Leader
7 10 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
7 10 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (4.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.06%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (4.06%) Programmer
9 8 (4.06%) Test Manager
10 7 (3.55%) Analyst Programmer
10 7 (3.55%) Design Engineer
11 6 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.05%) Architect
11 6 (3.05%) Senior Test Analyst
11 6 (3.05%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (3.05%) Senior Test Engineer
11 6 (3.05%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.29%) .NET
2 24 (12.18%) XML
3 18 (9.14%) HTML
4 14 (7.11%) Web Services
4 14 (7.11%) CSS
4 14 (7.11%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.57%) Spring
6 8 (4.06%) SOAP
6 8 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 7 (3.55%) JSON
8 6 (3.05%) RESTful
8 6 (3.05%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.54%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.03%) jQuery
10 4 (2.03%) REST
11 3 (1.52%) J2EE
12 2 (1.02%) COM
12 2 (1.02%) Struts
12 2 (1.02%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.12%) Open Source
3 7 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.05%) Video on Demand
4 6 (3.05%) iPad
5 5 (2.54%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.54%) PKI
6 4 (2.03%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.52%) User Experience
8 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.02%) iPhone
9 1 (0.51%) IPTV
9 1 (0.51%) Statistics
9 1 (0.51%) Mechatronics
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.29%) Windows
2 24 (12.18%) Linux
3 16 (8.12%) UNIX
4 4 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.52%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (72.08%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (62.44%) Waterfall
3 71 (36.04%) Test Scripting
4 59 (29.95%) Software Testing
5 53 (26.90%) Validation
6 52 (26.40%) TDD
7 48 (24.37%) User Acceptance Testing
8 44 (22.34%) Scrum
9 41 (20.81%) BDD
10 39 (19.80%) Software Engineering
11 35 (17.77%) Test Management
12 29 (14.72%) Test Automation
13 25 (12.69%) Test Planning
13 25 (12.69%) Use Case
14 24 (12.18%) UML
15 21 (10.66%) Test Strategy
16 20 (10.15%) Integration Testing
17 19 (9.64%) DSDM
17 19 (9.64%) Regression Testing
18 18 (9.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (53.30%) SQL
2 64 (32.49%) Java
3 23 (11.68%) PL/SQL
4 18 (9.14%) C#
5 9 (4.57%) VB.NET
5 9 (4.57%) Groovy
5 9 (4.57%) Scala
6 8 (4.06%) Python
6 8 (4.06%) Shell Script
6 8 (4.06%) C
7 6 (3.05%) Ruby
8 5 (2.54%) C++
8 5 (2.54%) VB
9 4 (2.03%) VBA
9 4 (2.03%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.02%) PHP
10 2 (1.02%) VB6
11 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 66 (33.50%) ISEB
2 35 (17.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 26 (13.20%) ISTQB
4 23 (11.68%) Security Cleared
5 21 (10.66%) SC Cleared
5 21 (10.66%) HND
6 15 (7.61%) Degree
7 4 (2.03%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (2.03%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (21.83%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 10 (5.08%) Firmware
2 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 36 (18.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (19.80%) Oracle
2 35 (17.77%) Microsoft
3 23 (11.68%) SAP
4 21 (10.66%) HP
5 6 (3.05%) Adobe
5 6 (3.05%) JD Edwards
6 4 (2.03%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.03%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (2.03%) IBM
7 2 (1.02%) Demandware
7 2 (1.02%) EMC
7 2 (1.02%) Intershop
8 1 (0.51%) Zend
8 1 (0.51%) Splunk
8 1 (0.51%) Primavera
8 1 (0.51%) ATG
8 1 (0.51%) Alterian
8 1 (0.51%) Informatica
8 1 (0.51%) Apple
8 1 (0.51%) Siebel
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Rate: £300 - £330 per day
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