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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 81 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing V-Model 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.25% - 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £520 £310
% change year-on-year
-34.61% +67.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.25 - £40.00
V-Model
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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
619 403 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.51% 70.83% 69.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 264 228
Average daily rate £350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 8
Average hourly rate £19.90 £15.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.66% -60.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £23.59 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
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Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 2 £350 -
V-Model
UK

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Welsh Language
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft