The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 38 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.66% 1.37% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.97 £34.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.23% -4.16%
Validation
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
204 200 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 67.33% 68.26% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 95 120
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 2
Average hourly rate £21.58 £13.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.85% -41.04%
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 East Sussex

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Validation
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 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
Brighton -7 1 £500 -9.09% 1
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) openSUSE
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
1 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) openSUSE
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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