The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Burton-upon-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Burton-upon-Trent 7.69% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.80 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +20.00%
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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 Burton-upon-Trent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Burton-upon-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Burton-upon-Trent 69.23% 87.50% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 11
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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Top 3 Related IT Skills in Burton-upon-Trent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Burton-upon-Trent 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 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Burton-upon-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Burton-upon-Trent 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA