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 28 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.

V-Model
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 136 135
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1  
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.047% 0.070% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.086% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +17.64% -  
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 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 1757 2325 2218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.68% 81.10% 82.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1591 1436
Median daily rate £410 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 64 64
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) FATCA
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) RAD
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) FATCA
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle