The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 23 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Validation 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 3.28% 1.35% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 1.85% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£381 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £363 £361
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.65 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +7.57%
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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 Newport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
104 54 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 85.25% 72.97% 85.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 32 61
Average daily rate £375 £380 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +11.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+381.48% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) ISO 9000
2 3 (75.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) PMI
3 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 2 (50.00%) Quality Manager
1 2 (50.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) PMI
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO 9000
1 3 (75.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (75.00%) QA