The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 36 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.82% - 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% - 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +28.00%
Validation
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
201 238 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 82.04% 88.81% 73.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 189 135
Median daily rate £415 £370 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 12
Median hourly rate £15.25 £41.25 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.03% +51.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £43.50 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Validation
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Devon region with a requirement for Validation.

1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) MFC
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) Device Driver
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (80.00%) Qt
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) MFC
1 4 (80.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++