The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 29 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Validation 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.35% 0.84% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 1.20% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £520 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.47 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+35.04% -10.08%
Validation
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
194 167 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 81.17% 70.46% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 78 88
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -62.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.35 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.50 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Validation across the Basingstoke region.

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Basingstoke region.

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 5 (55.56%) Migration
1 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) JD Edwards
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Broadband
5 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
5 1 (11.11%) Informatica
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Billing
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Broadband
1 1 (11.11%) MVNO
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) JDE Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) JDE Functional Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Service Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modeller
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) eTOM
5 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica