The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 66 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.14% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £523 £311
% change year-on-year
-38.75% +67.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.25 - £40.00
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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 Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
531 396 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 74.89% 71.35% 67.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 259 306
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £287 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 23
Average hourly rate £22.10 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.35% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £8.00 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.25 £55.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing V-Model across the Wiltshire region.

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) System Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) OpenUP
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Volume Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
5 1 (20.00%) C

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) System Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) OpenUP
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Volume Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Siebel