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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 28 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 7 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.93% - 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% - 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£430 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.87% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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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
189 141 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 79.08% 67.14% 87.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 77 141
Average daily rate £400 £341 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.21% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £170 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.25 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +56.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £13.43 £21.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £39.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 August 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) Tivoli
2 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
2 5 (38.46%) Web Development
2 5 (38.46%) JSON
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (38.46%) Time Management
3 4 (30.77%) Data Validation
3 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
3 4 (30.77%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) LAMP
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) Juniper
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) AIX
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) MS Office

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Data Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
1 5 (38.46%) XML
1 5 (38.46%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Web Development
1 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (38.46%) Time Management
1 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (30.77%) Data Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 5 (38.46%) Perl
1 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) EMC
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Juniper
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