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 3 months to 25 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 66 66
Rank change year-on-year +11 0  
Contract jobs citing V-Model 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.35% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.59% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £365 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £267
% change year-on-year -7.14% +31.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 455 683 665
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.27% 79.98% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 406 326
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 36
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.70% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.61 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £40.90
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DSDM
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer in Test
1 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) DSDM
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Contact Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft