The table below looks at the statistics for Valgrind skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Valgrind over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Valgrind
Rank 145 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Valgrind 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% - 0.066%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
458 220 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.81% 10.29% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 141 165
Average daily rate £388 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 57
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.26 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

Valgrind
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Valgrind across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Valgrind Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Valgrind
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Valgrind Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Valgrind
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Valgrind Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Valgrind
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Valgrind 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 Valgrind.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Assembly Language
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) VxWorks
2 2 (66.67%) QNX
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Coverity
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) Gerrit
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) AMQP
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) Python

Valgrind
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Valgrind 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 Valgrind. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) AMQP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) Gerrit
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) QNX
1 2 (66.67%) Coverity