The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 23 June 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 139 150
Rank change year-on-year +23 +11  
Contract jobs citing V-Model 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.25% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.29% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Median daily rate £433 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.12% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £267
% change year-on-year -7.14% +31.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year +23.52% +40.49%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1705 2446 2463
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.49% 86.68% 83.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1120 1705 1719
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 37 56
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.90 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.31% +1.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.76 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £26.90 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

V-Model
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

V-Model
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for V-Model in Yorkshire

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
West Yorkshire +22 3 £433 +1.76%
V-Model
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) Coaching
3 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) API Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (40.00%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) FATCA
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing

V-Model
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior QA Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Agile Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Coaching
3 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) API Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) FATCA
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft