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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 72 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.12% 0.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£175 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - -
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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
669 605 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.06% 77.17% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 388 219
Average daily rate £375 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 12
Average hourly rate £15.13 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.30 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) HP