The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
V-Model
England / South West
Rank 131 130 142
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12  
Contract jobs citing V-Model 5 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.43% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Median daily rate £475 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +32.35% -  
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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2101 2318 2482
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.62% 79.88% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1527 1602
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 137 87
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

V-Model
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

V-Model
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

V-Model
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing V-Model in the South West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

V-Model
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Gloucestershire +2 4 £475 -
Bristol +6 1 £230 -38.66% 2
V-Model
England

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 10 (90.91%) Software Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 10 (90.91%) Cucumber
3 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
3 9 (81.82%) DevOps
3 9 (81.82%) System Integration Testing
3 9 (81.82%) SDLC
3 9 (81.82%) Risk Analysis
3 9 (81.82%) Integration Testing
3 9 (81.82%) Manual Testing
3 9 (81.82%) System Testing
3 9 (81.82%) DV Cleared
3 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) C
3 9 (81.82%) Validation
3 9 (81.82%) Scrum
4 8 (72.73%) Perl
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle
4 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 8 (72.73%) Windows
4 8 (72.73%) Python
4 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
4 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
4 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (72.73%) Performance Testing
4 8 (72.73%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (72.73%) Automation Testing

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Cucumber
1 10 (90.91%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Integration Engineer
1 9 (81.82%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 9 (81.82%) Test Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 10 (90.91%) Software Testing
3 9 (81.82%) DevOps
3 9 (81.82%) Integration Testing
3 9 (81.82%) Manual Testing
3 9 (81.82%) Risk Analysis
3 9 (81.82%) Scrum
3 9 (81.82%) SDLC
3 9 (81.82%) System Integration Testing
3 9 (81.82%) System Testing
3 9 (81.82%) Validation
3 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
4 8 (72.73%) Automation Testing
4 8 (72.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (72.73%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (72.73%) Performance Testing
4 8 (72.73%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C
2 8 (72.73%) Perl
2 8 (72.73%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) DV Cleared
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle