The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.77% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.52% -9.33%
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
190 131 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 67.38% 67.53% 64.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 95 76
Average daily rate £400 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +103.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - - - -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Visualforce
2 3 (42.86%) Apex Code
2 3 (42.86%) CAD
2 3 (42.86%) AutoCAD
2 3 (42.86%) Data Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Data Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) BPR
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) AutoCAD
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) CAD Designer
1 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Visualforce
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) CAD
2 3 (42.86%) Data Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Data Validation
4 1 (14.29%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com