The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leatherhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 11.02% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.37% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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 Leatherhead region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
96 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 75.59% 67.86% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 17 9
Average daily rate £400 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Leatherhead region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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 16 (100.00%) Perl
1 16 (100.00%) SOAP
1 16 (100.00%) XML
1 16 (100.00%) UNIX
1 16 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 16 (100.00%) HP
1 16 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 16 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 16 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 16 (100.00%) Use Case
1 16 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 16 (100.00%) Test Management
1 16 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 16 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 16 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 15 (93.75%) Shell Script
2 15 (93.75%) PL/SQL
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle
3 14 (87.50%) Oracle Database
4 10 (62.50%) Test Planning
5 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (18.75%) Smart Meter
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) Java
8 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (6.25%) User Stories
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Architect
1 8 (50.00%) Test Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) SOAP
1 16 (100.00%) XML
1 16 (100.00%) XML Messaging
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Smart Meter
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Use Case
1 16 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 16 (100.00%) Test Management
2 10 (62.50%) Test Planning
3 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Perl
2 15 (93.75%) PL/SQL
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 16 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 16 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) HP
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle