The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 24 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.91% 1.03% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Validation
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
75 77 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 68.18% 79.38% 61.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 69 45
Median daily rate £400 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 £15.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.98% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

Validation
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Validation.

1 7 (100.00%) zSecure
2 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
3 5 (71.43%) Service Management
3 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
4 4 (57.14%) ACF2
4 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
5 3 (42.86%) RACF
6 2 (28.57%) zOS
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Retail
7 1 (14.29%) Health Informatics
7 1 (14.29%) Line Management
7 1 (14.29%) Marketing
7 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
7 1 (14.29%) Informatics
7 1 (14.29%) DB2
7 1 (14.29%) CICS
7 1 (14.29%) CA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) RACF Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Security Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) RACF Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) RACF Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) RACF Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) RACF Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Security Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) Health Informatics
3 1 (14.29%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
1 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) ACF2
2 3 (42.86%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) CA