The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. 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 60 74 70
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing V-Model 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.29% 0.13% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.16% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £338 £175 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.85% -54.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £175 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £267 £310
% change year-on-year
+26.17% -14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
V-Model
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
413 634 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.20% 82.44% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 419 413
Median daily rate £388 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 12
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.13% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £35.50
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 in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing V-Model as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing V-Model across the Wales region.

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in Wales

V-Model
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing V-Model across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region 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
South Wales - 7 £338 - 1
V-Model
UK

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

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 across the Wales region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 13 (92.86%) SQL
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) Selenium
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 6 (42.86%) ISEB
5 5 (35.71%) MQSeries
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) SOAP
5 5 (35.71%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) Workflow
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Use Case
5 5 (35.71%) Atlassian
5 5 (35.71%) JIRA
5 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 5 (35.71%) Volume Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) Spock
6 4 (28.57%) DbUnit

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 5 (35.71%) MQSeries
2 4 (28.57%) JBoss
2 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) JIRA
3 4 (28.57%) Burp Suite
3 4 (28.57%) DbUnit
3 4 (28.57%) JMeter
3 4 (28.57%) JUnit
3 4 (28.57%) Spock
3 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
1 13 (92.86%) Test Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Tester
3 5 (35.71%) Excel Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) SOAP
1 5 (35.71%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
2 4 (28.57%) JSTS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) Use Case
4 5 (35.71%) Volume Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Workflow
5 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Document Management
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 2 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft