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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 567 515 563
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +48
Contract jobs citing V-Model 85 158 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.34% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 79 46
Median daily rate £350 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £264 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £59.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -28.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £40.75 £57.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £46.00 £60.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £59.25
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -28.27%

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
44299 46946 44879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.12% 81.11% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29375 30672 28106
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1305 1228
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -72 83 £350 +16.66% 16
London +15 19 £450 +20.00% 2
South West +28 16 £275 -32.09%
West Midlands -64 14 £400 +33.33% 2
South East -4 11 £350 +12.00% 5
East Midlands -31 11 £375 -6.25% 4
Birmingham -2 9 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 9 £350 -
Leicester -12 7 £375 -
Leicestershire -21 7 £375 - 3
East of England +6 6 £325 -18.75%
Suffolk +7 5 £325 -7.14%
Dorset - 5 £225 -
Middlesex - 4 £350 -
Yorkshire +17 3 £375 -19.18% 1
City of London +16 3 £475 +15.15% 1
Hampshire +12 3 £275 -15.38% 3
Staffordshire - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 - - 1
Stafford - 3 - -
Portsmouth - 3 £275 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Wiltshire +18 2 £475 +58.33%
Crawley +15 2 £375 -
Swindon +13 2 £475 +58.33%
North West +7 2 £270 - 1
West Sussex +5 2 £375 -
Manchester -13 2 £270 +8.00% 1
Coventry -51 2 £400 +33.33%
South Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 1

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 141 (73.06%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (68.91%) Waterfall
3 74 (38.34%) SQL
4 49 (25.39%) UML
4 49 (25.39%) JIRA
5 47 (24.35%) Microsoft
6 44 (22.80%) ISTQB
7 42 (21.76%) .NET
8 40 (20.73%) C#
9 39 (20.21%) SDLC
10 38 (19.69%) Test Scripting
11 37 (19.17%) QA
11 37 (19.17%) Test Automation
12 35 (18.13%) Software Testing
12 35 (18.13%) Software Engineering
13 34 (17.62%) MS Excel
13 34 (17.62%) Degree
14 33 (17.10%) Finance
15 32 (16.58%) Visual Studio
16 29 (15.03%) Selenium
17 27 (13.99%) Security Cleared
17 27 (13.99%) User Acceptance Testing
17 27 (13.99%) Linux
17 27 (13.99%) .NET Framework
18 26 (13.47%) Scrum
18 26 (13.47%) Windows
19 25 (12.95%) Oracle
19 25 (12.95%) ISEB
19 25 (12.95%) Computer Science
19 25 (12.95%) 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 14 (7.25%) Confluence
2 7 (3.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.55%) CMS
4 3 (1.55%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.04%) IIS
5 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (17.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.04%) Simulink
4 1 (0.52%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.11%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.55%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (1.04%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.52%) Maximo
5 1 (0.52%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Bluemix
1 1 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (0.52%) Office 365
1 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.18%) VLAN
2 9 (4.66%) Internet
3 8 (4.15%) DHCP
3 8 (4.15%) SNMP
4 6 (3.11%) ZigBee
5 5 (2.59%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.04%) HTTP
7 1 (0.52%) 802.15
7 1 (0.52%) DNS
7 1 (0.52%) GPRS
7 1 (0.52%) IPv6
7 1 (0.52%) LAN
7 1 (0.52%) Skype
7 1 (0.52%) WAN
7 1 (0.52%) WebEx
7 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.66%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.04%) PowerCenter
6 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.52%) DataStage
7 1 (0.52%) MySQL
7 1 (0.52%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 49 (25.39%) JIRA
2 32 (16.58%) Visual Studio
3 29 (15.03%) Selenium
4 12 (6.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (6.22%) HP UFT
4 12 (6.22%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.18%) Cucumber
5 10 (5.18%) Rational DOORS
5 10 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (4.66%) Zephyr
7 8 (4.15%) Bugzilla
8 7 (3.63%) LoadRunner
8 7 (3.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (3.11%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.59%) JMeter
10 5 (2.59%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.59%) TestDirector
11 4 (2.07%) JUnit
11 4 (2.07%) Robot Framework
12 3 (1.55%) Ranorex
General
1 33 (17.10%) Finance
2 23 (11.92%) Retail
3 22 (11.40%) Banking
4 11 (5.70%) Military
5 8 (4.15%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.63%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.55%) Electronics
7 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Automotive
9 1 (0.52%) Avionics
9 1 (0.52%) Back Office
9 1 (0.52%) Marketing
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (18.65%) Analyst
2 30 (15.54%) Team Leader
3 29 (15.03%) Test Analyst
4 24 (12.44%) Test Manager
5 23 (11.92%) .NET Team Leader
6 21 (10.88%) Software Engineer
6 21 (10.88%) Test Engineer
6 21 (10.88%) Tester
7 18 (9.33%) Lead Software Engineer
8 16 (8.29%) C# Software Engineer
8 16 (8.29%) Software Team Leader
8 16 (8.29%) Test Leader
9 15 (7.77%) .NET Software Engineer
10 14 (7.25%) Developer
11 13 (6.74%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (5.70%) Lead Developer
13 9 (4.66%) .NET Developer
13 9 (4.66%) C# Developer
13 9 (4.66%) Integration Engineer
13 9 (4.66%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.76%) .NET
2 27 (13.99%) .NET Framework
3 16 (8.29%) Web Services
4 14 (7.25%) XML
5 8 (4.15%) SOAP
6 6 (3.11%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.11%) RESTful
7 5 (2.59%) HTML
8 3 (1.55%) JDBC
8 3 (1.55%) JNDI
8 3 (1.55%) JSP
8 3 (1.55%) Middleware
8 3 (1.55%) WSDL
9 2 (1.04%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.04%) JSON
10 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.52%) J2EE
10 1 (0.52%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.95%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 10 (5.18%) ASIC
4 8 (4.15%) CESG
5 7 (3.63%) Smart Meter
6 6 (3.11%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.55%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.55%) STB
7 3 (1.55%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.55%) User Experience
7 3 (1.55%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.04%) Statistics
9 1 (0.52%) Contactless
9 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.52%) DTCC
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.52%) Robotics
9 1 (0.52%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.99%) Linux
2 26 (13.47%) Windows
3 12 (6.22%) Unix
4 3 (1.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (73.06%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (68.91%) Waterfall
3 49 (25.39%) UML
4 39 (20.21%) SDLC
5 38 (19.69%) Test Scripting
6 37 (19.17%) Test Automation
7 35 (18.13%) Software Engineering
7 35 (18.13%) Software Testing
8 27 (13.99%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (13.47%) Scrum
10 25 (12.95%) Test Strategy
11 24 (12.44%) Defect Management
12 23 (11.92%) Requirements Management
13 22 (11.40%) Regression Testing
14 21 (10.88%) ITIL
14 21 (10.88%) Test Management
14 21 (10.88%) Test Planning
15 20 (10.36%) System Testing
16 17 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (8.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (38.34%) SQL
2 40 (20.73%) C#
3 24 (12.44%) Java
4 17 (8.81%) C
5 15 (7.77%) C++
6 11 (5.70%) Perl
7 10 (5.18%) Python
8 5 (2.59%) VB
9 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.55%) Ruby
10 2 (1.04%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.52%) Ada
11 1 (0.52%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.52%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.52%) PHP
11 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.52%) VBA
11 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (22.80%) ISTQB
2 34 (17.62%) Degree
3 27 (13.99%) Security Cleared
4 25 (12.95%) ISEB
5 21 (10.88%) SC Cleared
6 13 (6.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (6.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 10 (5.18%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.07%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (19.17%) QA
2 11 (5.70%) ISO 9001
3 8 (4.15%) TickIT
4 5 (2.59%) IEC 61508
5 4 (2.07%) SLA
6 2 (1.04%) COBIT
6 2 (1.04%) MISRA
6 2 (1.04%) SEPA
6 2 (1.04%) TARGET2
7 1 (0.52%) GxP
7 1 (0.52%) JTAG
7 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.52%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.52%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (4.66%) Firmware
2 3 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (12.95%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.55%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (1.04%) SCCM
3 2 (1.04%) SCOM
4 1 (0.52%) Ansible
4 1 (0.52%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (24.35%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.95%) Oracle
3 19 (9.84%) HP
4 14 (7.25%) IBM
5 12 (6.22%) SAP
6 5 (2.59%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.07%) Citrix
7 4 (2.07%) T-Plan
8 3 (1.55%) CA
8 3 (1.55%) JDA
9 2 (1.04%) Informatica
9 2 (1.04%) VMware
10 1 (0.52%) Actel
10 1 (0.52%) Adobe
10 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.52%) Cadence
10 1 (0.52%) Mentor Graphics
10 1 (0.52%) Sybase
10 1 (0.52%) Tableau
10 1 (0.52%) Xilinx
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