The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
V-Model
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 104 91
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13  
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.077% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £325 £300 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £340 £335
% change year-on-year +25.73% +1.49%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1054 1488 1252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 81.01% 83.83% 78.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 893 679
Median daily rate £390 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +128.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

V-Model
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

V-Model
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for V-Model in Manchester

V-Model
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for V-Model in Manchester

V-Model
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP