Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 332 337 339
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -33
Contract jobs citing V-Model 26 28 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 20
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% +3.17%
10th Percentile £349 £283 £275
90th Percentile £495 £683 £455
England median daily rate £413 £375 £313
% change year-on-year +10.00% +20.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
South East median hourly rate £41.15 £41.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.37% +134.29% -70.46%
10th Percentile £39.23 £39.00 £15.50
90th Percentile £43.08 £43.00 £19.50
England 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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13737 13730 15709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.82% 82.62% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8241 8306 9370
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £255
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 548 602
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.68 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

V-Model
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Surrey - 16 £400 -
Thames Valley -12 5 £320 -20.00% 1
Hampshire +4 4 £375 +36.36%
Berkshire +3 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire +4 1 £320 -
Buckinghamshire -26 1 - -
Kent - 1 £450 - 1
V-Model
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (88.46%) Waterfall
2 15 (57.69%) Defect Management
2 15 (57.69%) HP
3 13 (50.00%) JIRA
4 12 (46.15%) ISTQB
5 10 (38.46%) ISEB
5 10 (38.46%) Defect Tracking
6 9 (34.62%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (34.62%) Scrum
7 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
8 7 (26.92%) QA
8 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (26.92%) Test Planning
8 7 (26.92%) HP UFT
8 7 (26.92%) LoadRunner
9 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Degree
9 6 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Trend Analysis
10 5 (19.23%) Appium
10 5 (19.23%) SDLC
10 5 (19.23%) React Native
10 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement Process
10 5 (19.23%) Sauce Labs
10 5 (19.23%) Java
10 5 (19.23%) Workflow
10 5 (19.23%) Finance

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 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Sauce Labs
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) JIRA
2 7 (26.92%) HP UFT
2 7 (26.92%) LoadRunner
3 5 (19.23%) Appium
4 3 (11.54%) Selenium
5 2 (7.69%) JMeter
5 2 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.85%) Mocha
6 1 (3.85%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (3.85%) Toad
6 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Defect Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Risk Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Pensions Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) DOORS Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Testing Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) React Native
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) Chai
3 1 (3.85%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (88.46%) Waterfall
2 15 (57.69%) Defect Management
3 10 (38.46%) Defect Tracking
4 9 (34.62%) Scrum
5 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 7 (26.92%) Test Planning
7 6 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Trend Analysis
7 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 5 (19.23%) SDLC
8 5 (19.23%) Workflow
9 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
9 4 (15.38%) QA Automation
9 4 (15.38%) Requirements Management
9 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
9 4 (15.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) Groovy
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 10 (38.46%) ISEB
3 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (23.08%) Degree
5 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (7.69%) IIBA
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.85%) Sun