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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank - - 2
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife - - 20.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £208
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
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
28 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 93.33% 75.68% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 9
Median daily rate £300 £320 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +48.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £368 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.72% -10.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 2 (100.00%) ISO 9000
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) QA Automation

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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) QA Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) QA Automation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9000
1 2 (100.00%) QA