The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 24 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.71% 1.15% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.37% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £188 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -4.76%
Validation
Dorset

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
120 73 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 85.71% 83.91% 79.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 36 56
Median daily rate £440 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £251 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £32.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.37% +113.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Validation
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Validation 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA