Period
to 25 April 2018

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 6 months to 25 April 2018 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
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 154 170
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16 +8
Contract jobs citing V-Model 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.100% 0.078% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.095% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Berkshire median daily rate - £520 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +54.07% -
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £300
% change year-on-year - +50.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,391 3,154 4,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.48% 82.41% 80.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,703 1,519 2,109
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +4.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £567 £550
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 118 131
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.73% -9.09% -23.43%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.23 £55.00 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% -16.67% +25.29%

V-Model
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing V-Model as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 25 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Reading +4 1 - - 2
V-Model
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing V-Model also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (75.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (50.00%) Critical Path Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (50.00%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Critical Path Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) Sun