Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 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
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 218 233
Rank change year-on-year +17 +15 -35
Contract jobs citing V-Model 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.074% 0.065% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.077% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
North West median daily rate £240 £270 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £168 £240 £182
90th Percentile £318 £361 £283
England median daily rate £406 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +8.33% +25.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £42.50 - -
England median hourly rate £41.83 - £42.50

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,460 5,215 6,806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.11% 84.52% 81.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,893 3,381 4,170
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 155 271
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £23.75 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.63% -22.18% +64.97%
10th Percentile £11.98 £11.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.33 £52.48 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

V-Model
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for V-Model in the North West

V-Model
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for V-Model in the North West

V-Model
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing V-Model in the North West over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for V-Model in the North West

V-Model
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for V-Model in the North West

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 17 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
Lancashire +12 2 £150 -60.00% 2
Manchester +2 1 £240 - 5
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
V-Model
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SysML
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) EDI
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6

V-Model
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) 802.15
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) IPv6
1 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SysML Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (25.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SysML
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP