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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 61 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing V-Model 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.43% 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
V-Model
South West

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
549 535 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 78.65% 77.42% 76.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 374 275
Average daily rate £368 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 14
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £28.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing V-Model across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Swindon -1 3 £450 +73.07%
V-Model
South West

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Build Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Security Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Tandem
1 1 (25.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware