The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 58 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.18% 1.65% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 2.20% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 5
Median daily rate £420 £311 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.93% -14.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.89 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +28.00%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
450 591 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.97% 75.00% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 343 331
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £195 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Median hourly rate £38.00 £29.36 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.44% -16.12%
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 Glasgow

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Validation
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 8 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Reference Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Operations Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA