The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 March 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
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 241 246
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5  
Contract jobs citing V-Model 17 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.33% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 18
Median daily rate £450 £308 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.34% +4.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £378 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +17.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6422 7598 7801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.62% 81.31% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 4681 4279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 271 280
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

V-Model
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

V-Model
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for V-Model in the South East

V-Model
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing V-Model in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for V-Model in the South East

V-Model
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for V-Model in the South East

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Hampshire +11 8 £450 +80.00%
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £513 +70.83% 1
Surrey +2 3 £489 +39.64% 2
Berkshire +23 1 £365 +12.30% 2
V-Model
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South East region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 9 (42.86%) SDLC
3 9 (42.86%) Service Design
4 8 (38.10%) JIRA
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) ITIL
5 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 7 (33.33%) Service Management
6 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco
6 6 (28.57%) Converged Infrastructure
6 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 6 (28.57%) IaaS
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
7 5 (23.81%) High Availability
7 5 (23.81%) PaaS
7 5 (23.81%) RAD
7 5 (23.81%) RUP
7 5 (23.81%) Unified Process
7 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
8 4 (19.05%) HP
8 4 (19.05%) Python
8 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

V-Model
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Confluence
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) IaaS
2 5 (23.81%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (9.52%) VLAN
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) HP UFT
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) BSS Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.52%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior BSS Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior OSS Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
1 1 (4.76%) JSON
1 1 (4.76%) REST
1 1 (4.76%) RESTful
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 9 (42.86%) SDLC
3 9 (42.86%) Service Design
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (33.33%) Service Management
5 6 (28.57%) Converged Infrastructure
5 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 5 (23.81%) High Availability
6 5 (23.81%) RAD
6 5 (23.81%) RUP
6 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Unified Process
7 4 (19.05%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Defect Management
7 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
7 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 2 (9.52%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Groovy
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
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