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 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 31 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.45% 1.36% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.92% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £382 £364 £314
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +15.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £53.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.47 £36.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-13.18% +15.07%
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
177 156 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 79.73% 70.91% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 77 62
Average daily rate £400 £415 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £37.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 26 February 2015. 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
Bournemouth - - - -
Poole - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) JasperReports
4 4 (33.33%) Korn
4 4 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (33.33%) PHPUnit
4 4 (33.33%) Puppet
4 4 (33.33%) Laravel
4 4 (33.33%) Change Control
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (33.33%) PuTTY
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) SAN
4 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Clustering
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) SSH
4 4 (33.33%) DAO
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) HTML

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 4 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
1 4 (33.33%) SSH
1 4 (33.33%) PuTTY
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Ingres
1 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 4 (33.33%) JasperReports
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) PHPUnit
1 4 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Avionics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) JDBC
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) CGI
1 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 4 (33.33%) DAO
1 4 (33.33%) Laravel
2 2 (16.67%) OpenMP
3 1 (8.33%) wxWidgets
3 1 (8.33%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) VMS
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) UML
2 4 (33.33%) Change Control
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (25.00%) Signal Processing
4 2 (16.67%) Parallel Programming
4 2 (16.67%) SysML
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (33.33%) PHP
3 4 (33.33%) Korn
3 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 2 (16.67%) C
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (8.33%) DO-160
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) NFS
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Intel
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