The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 16 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.74% 2.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £365 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.24% -2.01%
Validation
Hampshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
52 63 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 71.23% 53.85% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 19
Average daily rate £450 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £45.00 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) Gerrit
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) SAP CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (25.00%) AMQP
2 1 (25.00%) Extranet
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Gerrit
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) Gradle
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Build Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (50.00%) Product Management
1 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) API Design
2 1 (25.00%) API Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Erlang
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP