The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for V-Model skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

V-Model
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 122 132
Rank change year-on-year +17 +10  
Contract jobs citing V-Model 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.10% 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.35% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £365 £290 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.86% -29.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £338
% change year-on-year +1.47% +0.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +23.52% -  

V-Model is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1532 1994 2139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.42% 79.89% 75.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 1078 1122
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 46 61
Median hourly rate £24.45 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.00% -45.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

V-Model
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing V-Model as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for V-Model in Berkshire

V-Model
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for V-Model in Berkshire

V-Model
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for V-Model in Berkshire

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Reading +18 2 £365 +25.86%
V-Model
South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Fiddler
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) CRM

V-Model
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Fiddler
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer in Test
1 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Development Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Gherkin
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Contact Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft