Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 21 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 94 105
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 -6
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.078% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Reading median daily rate - £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +14.29%
Berkshire median daily rate - £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1051 1176 1485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.43% 79.89% 77.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 613 921
Reading median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - -
10th Percentile £275 £228 £238
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 82
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.03
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.62
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
% change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +77.45%

V-Model
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for V-Model in Reading

V-Model
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for V-Model in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing

V-Model
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sun