Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 102 116
Rank change year-on-year +14 +14 -10
Contract jobs citing V-Model 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.17% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Wales median daily rate £313 £423 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.04% +122.37% -51.90%
UK median daily rate £390 £375 £313
% change year-on-year +4.00% +20.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 985 1176 1334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.55% 83.76% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 829 967
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
10th Percentile £177 £213 £235
90th Percentile £556 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 52 52
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.53 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.98 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

V-Model
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales 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
South Wales +10 2 £313 -26.04%
V-Model
UK

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 Wales region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center

V-Model
Co-occurring 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 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft