The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salisbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Salisbury region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - 8 9
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury - 7.69% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 10.71% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £255 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £371
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% -18.91%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Salisbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
51 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 68.92% 71.79% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 5
Average daily rate £275 £343 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.70% +22.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Validation
Wiltshire

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Salisbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

Validation
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) REST

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 2 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared