Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 178 187
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 -3
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.020% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.083% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Scotland median daily rate £325 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +23.08% +20.37%
10th Percentile £313 £400 £241
90th Percentile £338 £400 £344
UK median daily rate £390 £375 £319
% change year-on-year +4.00% +17.65% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £41.83 £41.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +2.01% -1.20% -29.96%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4228 3604 5062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.12% 83.60% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2405 2107 2642
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 87 103
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -9 1 £325 -18.75%
V-Model
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA