The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 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
UK > Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 149 134
Rank change year-on-year +34 -15  
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.045% 0.068% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.079% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Scotland median daily rate £323 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.37% +23.07%  
10th Percentile £311 £400 £313
90th Percentile £334 £400 £338
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +23.52% +4.93%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1810 2531 2453
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.12% 85.56% 81.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 5204 3939
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
10th Percentile £280 £233 £256
90th Percentile £575 £500 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 135 220
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.95%  
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.97 £12.96
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.00 £40.38
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  

V-Model
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for V-Model in Scotland

V-Model
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for V-Model in Scotland

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Edinburgh +14 1 £323 -19.37% 4
V-Model
UK

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

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team

V-Model
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Validation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Validation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Verification Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Validation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Verification Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Validation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared