The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leatherhead region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 35 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 2.55% 2.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 4.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Validation
Surrey

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 47 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 80.89% 62.67% 76.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 42 30
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Leatherhead region with a requirement for Validation.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 8 (100.00%) Use Case
1 8 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Test Management
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 7 (87.50%) Test Planning
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) XML Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Messaging Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 8 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Test Management
1 8 (100.00%) Use Case
2 7 (87.50%) Test Planning
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle