The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 27 June 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 - 72
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% - 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £263
% change year-on-year -7.28% +33.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year +23.52% +40.49%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 696 699 758
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.69% 82.33% 82.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 517 586
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.88 £17.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

V-Model
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

V-Model
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for V-Model in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Military
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing

V-Model
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Military
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA