The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 29 March 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 75 73
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2  
Contract jobs citing V-Model 5 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.49% 0.29% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.34% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 11
Median daily rate £513 £300 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.83% +1.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £300 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +17.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 859 876 958
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.56% 83.99% 80.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 470 469
Median daily rate £400 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +12.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 20
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.42% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.57 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

V-Model
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

V-Model
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for V-Model in Buckinghamshire

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Milton Keynes 0 5 £513 +70.83%
V-Model
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 5 (100.00%) RAD
1 5 (100.00%) RUP
1 5 (100.00%) Unified Process
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management

V-Model
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) RAD
1 5 (100.00%) RUP
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) Unified Process
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared