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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
V-Model
UK / Wales
Rank 59 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing V-Model 3 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.47% 1.54% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.85% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Median daily rate £423 £190 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.36% -49.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
510 487 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.44% 83.25% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 358 307
Median daily rate £413 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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
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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +8 3 £423 +122.36%
V-Model
UK

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) RAD
1 3 (100.00%) RUP
1 3 (100.00%) Siebel
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
1 3 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) The Grinder
2 2 (66.67%) Java

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) The Grinder
1 3 (100.00%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) RAD
1 3 (100.00%) RUP
1 3 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Siebel
2 1 (33.33%) HP