The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £331 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
Validation
Cheshire

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
168 182 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 78.14% 88.78% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 105 46
Median daily rate £413 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £311 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 13
Median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Chester region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) XAML
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VB
2 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) WPF
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
2 4 (44.44%) CSS3
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SAS
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Linear Regression

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Applications Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ASP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Application Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Applications Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
3 2 (22.22%) VB Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) CSS3
2 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) WPF
2 4 (44.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 1 (11.11%) CHAID
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Linear Regression
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
1 4 (44.44%) VB
1 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
1 4 (44.44%) XAML
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (11.11%) Basel II
1 1 (11.11%) GAMP
1 1 (11.11%) GMP
1 1 (11.11%) QA