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 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Scotland / Fife
Rank - 9 7
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife - 3.45% 7.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.35% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +44.26%

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
25 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 89.29% 79.31% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 10
Median daily rate £290 £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £19.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.11% -5.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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