The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South West / Dorset
Rank - 24 23
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.55% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.70% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £53.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.25 £30.35
% change year-on-year
-13.29% +42.50%

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
100 142 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 78.74% 78.02% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 81 91
Median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 18
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) V-Model
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) V-Model
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA