The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank - 46 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.91% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £34.63 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Validation
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
169 266 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 69.55% 80.36% 86.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 140 234
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 42 12
Median hourly rate £34.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.00 £33.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £55.00 £36.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Validation.

1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) MFC
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) STL
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (15.38%) WCF
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Data Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) QA
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Test Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation Architect
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) CRM Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Test Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Test Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) MFC
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) STL
1 2 (15.38%) WCF
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (46.15%) Service Management
1 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Test Management
2 2 (15.38%) UML
2 2 (15.38%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Data Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C++
1 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA