The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
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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 Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89 197 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 74.17% 89.14% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 53 54
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 9
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -29.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £30.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.93 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Chester