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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - 32 25
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.92% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.12% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £37.80 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +14.54%
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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
95 178 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 72.52% 82.03% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 61
Average daily rate £350 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £37.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.41 £30.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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
Chester
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Rate: £270 - £350 per day + competitive
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