The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gosport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 29 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 1.79% 9.80% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 11.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £290 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £360 £316
% change year-on-year
-0.69% +13.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-16.16% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gosport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
103 43 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 91.96% 84.31% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 1
Average daily rate £425 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Gosport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Gosport

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Gosport

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) JSP
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (100.00%) Workflow
1 6 (100.00%) Nessus
1 6 (100.00%) Nmap
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
1 6 (100.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Security Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Workflow
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Nessus
1 6 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) HP