The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 20 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 11 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.49% - 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.29% - 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
175 142 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 71.43% 75.13% 73.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 76 130
Average daily rate £393 £393 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £283 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 20
Average hourly rate £15.75 £21.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.66 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Poole - 2 - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (65.00%) Rational DOORS
3 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) Linux
4 10 (50.00%) Requirements Management
5 9 (45.00%) UML
5 9 (45.00%) MATLAB
6 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (30.00%) OO
7 6 (30.00%) C++
7 6 (30.00%) Degree
7 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (30.00%) Military
7 6 (30.00%) DO-178B
8 4 (20.00%) Java
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) UNIX
8 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
8 4 (20.00%) Avionics
8 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (15.00%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (15.00%) Signal Processing
9 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (15.00%) Parallel Programming
9 3 (15.00%) HTTPS
9 3 (15.00%) VMS
9 3 (15.00%) NFS
9 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (15.00%) SSH
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Ingres
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.00%) JasperReports
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (15.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (5.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (30.00%) Military
2 4 (20.00%) Avionics
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Principal Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Development Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.00%) DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) OpenMP
2 2 (10.00%) JDBC
2 2 (10.00%) Laravel
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) CGI
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) DAO
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) VMS
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 9 (45.00%) UML
3 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (30.00%) OO
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (15.00%) Parallel Programming
5 3 (15.00%) Signal Processing
6 1 (5.00%) Change Control
6 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) MATLAB
2 6 (30.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.00%) Perl
4 3 (15.00%) PHP
4 3 (15.00%) Korn
5 1 (5.00%) Bourne shell
5 1 (5.00%) AWK
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) NFS
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Intel
1 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
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