The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 5 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 17.65% 5.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.43% 6.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £228 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
Validation
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
14 46 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 82.35% 79.31% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
Median daily rate £325 £300 £462
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -34.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £338 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £14.43 £30.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% +166.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Fife region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Fife region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +10 3 £275 +20.87%
Validation
Scotland

Validation
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 Fife region with a requirement for Validation.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) ISO 9000
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (25.00%) ISO13485
4 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) QMS
4 1 (25.00%) CAPA
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) HNC
4 1 (25.00%) HND

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Validation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (25.00%) CAPA
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (25.00%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) HNC
1 1 (25.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) ISO 9000
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) ISO13485