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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 58 73 73
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.18% 0.12% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.14% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £175 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -44.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £267 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.33% -11.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -
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
431 690 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.69% 80.33% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 479 426
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 £285 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.64% -38.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.35 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £21.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 1 £325 - 3
V-Model
UK

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Use Case
3 5 (55.56%) Atlassian
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Volume Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Workflow
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 5 (55.56%) MQSeries
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SOAP
3 5 (55.56%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) JBoss
4 4 (44.44%) JUnit
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
4 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Document Management
4 4 (44.44%) Spock
4 4 (44.44%) SDLC
4 4 (44.44%) Burp Suite

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 (55.56%) MQSeries
2 4 (44.44%) JBoss
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) Burp Suite
3 4 (44.44%) DbUnit
3 4 (44.44%) JMeter
3 4 (44.44%) JUnit
3 4 (44.44%) Spock
3 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) JSTS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Use Case
2 5 (55.56%) Volume Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Workflow
3 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Document Management
3 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 4 (44.44%) Security Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft