The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 71 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing V-Model 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.27% - 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
538 360 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 71.83% 70.18% 67.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 229 238
Average daily rate £390 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £16.55 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
V-Model
UK

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 22 July 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 2 - - 1
West Wales - - - -
V-Model
UK

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Welsh Language
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) HND
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Welsh Language
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) HND
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft