The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 35 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.31% 0.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.47 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+35.04% -10.08%
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
251 237 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.84% 77.45% 65.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 151 108
Average daily rate £400 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £698 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 8
Average hourly rate £44.00 £36.40 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £25.80 £21.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £33.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 4 £325 -
Street - 2 £450 -
Yeovil - 1 - - 2
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (36.36%) MFC
1 4 (36.36%) UML
1 4 (36.36%) C++
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Use Case
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 3 (27.27%) STL
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) CMS
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Conversion
3 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (9.09%) iPad
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (18.18%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) LSMW
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Web Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) CMS Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) RF Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) MFC
2 3 (27.27%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Conversion
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
1 4 (36.36%) UML
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
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