The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Ipswich region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 30 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.56% 3.45% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 4.55% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £375 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +56.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £371
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% -18.91%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
125 66 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 69.83% 75.86% 66.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 54 50
Average daily rate £400 £418 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +28.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.16 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.90% -33.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.16 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £22.23 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Validation
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Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Validation
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) WF
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) WF
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#