The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank 8 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.70% 1.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 1.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £30.97
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +42.07%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
21 52 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 77.78% 58.43% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 27
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £388 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Validation
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Validation.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Struts
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Struts
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XML Messaging
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java