The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 30 40 20
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 1.42% 0.67% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.79% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £390 £418 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.58% +9.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.52%
Validation
South Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
125 127 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 88.65% 85.23% 90.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 87 65
Median daily rate £450 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £83.00 £14.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+492.85% -78.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Newport

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

Validation
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Newport region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Newport 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 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA