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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank - 71 73
Contract jobs citing V-Model 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.14% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £175 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -33.60%
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
459 697 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.33% 79.57% 80.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 486 422
Median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.13 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.40% -39.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £9.35 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £32.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Volume Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Use Case
3 5 (62.50%) Atlassian
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) MQSeries
3 5 (62.50%) Workflow
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) SOAP
3 5 (62.50%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) JBoss
4 4 (50.00%) JUnit
4 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) Document Management
4 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Spock

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 (62.50%) MQSeries
2 4 (50.00%) JBoss
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Burp Suite
3 4 (50.00%) DbUnit
3 4 (50.00%) JMeter
3 4 (50.00%) JUnit
3 4 (50.00%) Spock
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Test Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) JSTS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Use Case
2 5 (62.50%) Volume Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Workflow
3 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Document Management
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Atlassian
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft