The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 31 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Validation 5 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.71% 1.81% 4.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.34% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £323 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.47 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+35.04% -10.08%
Validation
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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 Bracknell region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
250 214 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 85.32% 77.54% 69.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 90 108
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.25 £14.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +41.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.68 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £125.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Validation
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (44.44%) 3G
1 4 (44.44%) Test Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Nokia
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) LogRhythm
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) 3G
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SOC Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Test Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (11.11%) LogRhythm
2 1 (11.11%) SAP