The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Inverness region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank - 10 1
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 2 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Inverness - 7.41% 76.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 10.00% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £40.85 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
Validation
Highlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Inverness
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Inverness 64.29% 74.07% 97.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Median daily rate £280 £110 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+154.54% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £110 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.35 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.30% -43.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Inverness

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Inverness

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Inverness

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Inverness

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Inverness

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Inverness