Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 159 167
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8 -2
Contract jobs citing V-Model 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.073% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Berkshire median daily rate - £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +16.67%
South East median daily rate £450 £388 £300
% change year-on-year +16.13% +29.17% -1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £41.15 - -

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 3,405 3,290 3,932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.03% 81.90% 79.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,779 1,737 2,145
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 120 171
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.31% -34.26% +34.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £50.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

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 19 January 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
Reading +3 1 - - 3
Maidenhead - 1 - -
V-Model
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Toad
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking

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 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sun