Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 735 681 703
Rank change year-on-year -54 +22 +61
Contract jobs citing V-Model 107 221 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 124 102
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.87% +4.80%
10th Percentile £260 £279 £246
90th Percentile £528 £484 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +3.57% +9.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £41.75 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.75% +3.09% -33.61%
10th Percentile £32.50 £35.25 £17.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +23.53% +4.94% -33.61%

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 80768 91869 90936
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.22% 83.49% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 52960 60573 57501
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2076 2216 2561
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.08%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.61 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% +4.65%

V-Model
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for V-Model in the UK

V-Model
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for V-Model in the UK

V-Model
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing V-Model over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for V-Model in the UK

V-Model
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for V-Model in the UK

V-Model
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing V-Model over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for V-Model in the UK

V-Model
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 21 July 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
England -48 105 £400 +14.29% 17
UK excluding London -54 70 £363 +3.57% 19
London +15 37 £425 +27.34% 2
South East +12 32 £388 +16.98% 3
North of England +51 13 £390 +11.43% 7
Midlands -18 13 £300 -7.69% 1
West Midlands +6 9 £275 -15.38%
Yorkshire +22 6 £450 +12.50% 1
South West -6 6 £400 +6.53% 4
North West +23 5 £258 -24.26% 5
East of England -28 4 £416 +4.06%
North East +50 2 £395 +12.86% 1
Scotland +39 2 £323 -19.38% 2

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 with a requirement for V-Model.

1 87 (81.31%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (63.55%) Waterfall
3 36 (33.64%) Test Automation
4 31 (28.97%) Defect Management
5 30 (28.04%) Finance
5 30 (28.04%) ISEB
6 28 (26.17%) ISTQB
6 28 (26.17%) JIRA
7 26 (24.30%) HP
8 25 (23.36%) Microsoft
9 24 (22.43%) SDLC
10 23 (21.50%) Banking
11 22 (20.56%) Test Scripting
12 21 (19.63%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (17.76%) Software Testing
14 18 (16.82%) Java
15 17 (15.89%) Scrum
15 17 (15.89%) Selenium
15 17 (15.89%) Security Cleared
16 16 (14.95%) Windows
17 15 (14.02%) UML
17 15 (14.02%) QA
17 15 (14.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 15 (14.02%) Test Planning
17 15 (14.02%) Scenario Testing
18 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (13.08%) Functional Testing
18 14 (13.08%) Cybersecurity
18 14 (13.08%) Integration Testing
18 14 (13.08%) Python

V-Model
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.87%) Confluence
2 2 (1.87%) IIS
2 2 (1.87%) WinCC
3 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.74%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.93%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.93%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.61%) IaaS
3 5 (4.67%) PaaS
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) Internet
2 6 (5.61%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (3.74%) Bluetooth
3 4 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (3.74%) Wireless
3 4 (3.74%) ZigBee
4 2 (1.87%) DHCP
4 2 (1.87%) HTTP
4 2 (1.87%) Network Security
4 2 (1.87%) SNMP
5 1 (0.93%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.93%) SAN
5 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.93%) VLAN
5 1 (0.93%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (26.17%) JIRA
2 17 (15.89%) Selenium
3 12 (11.21%) HP UFT
4 10 (9.35%) SoapUI
5 8 (7.48%) Cucumber
5 8 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (5.61%) SpecFlow
7 5 (4.67%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (3.74%) Calabash
8 4 (3.74%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.74%) JMeter
8 4 (3.74%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.87%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.87%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.93%) MSTest
10 1 (0.93%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (28.04%) Finance
2 23 (21.50%) Banking
3 13 (12.15%) Back Office
4 11 (10.28%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.67%) Military
6 4 (3.74%) Marketing
6 4 (3.74%) Retail
7 2 (1.87%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.93%) Front Office
8 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (34.58%) Analyst
2 23 (21.50%) Test Analyst
3 17 (15.89%) Test Manager
4 14 (13.08%) Business Analyst
5 12 (11.21%) Tester
6 10 (9.35%) Defect Manager
7 9 (8.41%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Embedded Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Product Owner
10 4 (3.74%) QA Tester
11 3 (2.80%) Applications Manager
11 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) QA Leader
11 3 (2.80%) Risk Manager
11 3 (2.80%) Senior QA Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.54%) RESTful
2 6 (5.61%) JSON
2 6 (5.61%) XML
3 5 (4.67%) .NET
3 5 (4.67%) SOAP
4 4 (3.74%) Gherkin
4 4 (3.74%) Web Services
5 3 (2.80%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.80%) React
6 2 (1.87%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.93%) COM
7 1 (0.93%) HTML
7 1 (0.93%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.93%) J2EE
7 1 (0.93%) Middleware
7 1 (0.93%) REST
7 1 (0.93%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.35%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.61%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.74%) Contactless
5 3 (2.80%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.80%) Tandem
6 2 (1.87%) ASIC
6 2 (1.87%) CESG
6 2 (1.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.87%) FMCG
6 2 (1.87%) SCADA
6 2 (1.87%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) Derivative
7 1 (0.93%) Equities
7 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.93%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.95%) Windows
2 7 (6.54%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.74%) Linux
3 4 (3.74%) Unix
4 3 (2.80%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (81.31%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (63.55%) Waterfall
3 36 (33.64%) Test Automation
4 31 (28.97%) Defect Management
5 24 (22.43%) SDLC
6 22 (20.56%) Test Scripting
7 21 (19.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (17.76%) Software Testing
9 17 (15.89%) Scrum
10 15 (14.02%) Scenario Testing
10 15 (14.02%) Test Planning
10 15 (14.02%) UML
11 14 (13.08%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (13.08%) Functional Testing
11 14 (13.08%) Integration Testing
12 12 (11.21%) Test Strategy
13 11 (10.28%) Defect Tracking
13 11 (10.28%) Service Design
13 11 (10.28%) System Integration Testing
13 11 (10.28%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.82%) Java
2 14 (13.08%) Python
3 11 (10.28%) SQL
4 6 (5.61%) C
5 5 (4.67%) C++
6 4 (3.74%) Groovy
7 3 (2.80%) Perl
8 2 (1.87%) C#
8 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.93%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 30 (28.04%) ISEB
2 28 (26.17%) ISTQB
3 17 (15.89%) Security Cleared
4 15 (14.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (12.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 12 (11.21%) SC Cleared
7 9 (8.41%) Degree
8 6 (5.61%) IIBA
9 3 (2.80%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.87%) HND
10 2 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.02%) QA
2 6 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.87%) FATCA
3 2 (1.87%) GAMP
4 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.93%) MiFID
4 1 (0.93%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Firmware
2 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (24.30%) HP
2 25 (23.36%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.54%) Oracle
4 6 (5.61%) Cisco
5 4 (3.74%) SAP
6 3 (2.80%) IBM
7 2 (1.87%) Allen-Bradley
7 2 (1.87%) CollabNet
7 2 (1.87%) Rockwell
7 2 (1.87%) Siemens
7 2 (1.87%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.93%) Citrix
8 1 (0.93%) Informatica
8 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.93%) Murex
8 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.93%) Serena
8 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.93%) Teradata
8 1 (0.93%) VMware
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