The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
V-Model
UK / Wales
Rank - 69 -
Contract jobs citing V-Model 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 1.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £340 £335
% change year-on-year +25.73% +1.49%  
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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 580 578 531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 82.27% 84.88% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 396 295
Median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 21
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.25 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.65% +54.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

V-Model
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

V-Model
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for V-Model in Wales

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) RAD
1 3 (100.00%) RUP
1 3 (100.00%) Siebel
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
1 3 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) The Grinder
2 2 (66.67%) Java

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) The Grinder
1 3 (100.00%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) RAD
1 3 (100.00%) RUP
1 3 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Siebel
2 1 (33.33%) HP