The table below looks at the statistics for the Verification Engineer role 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 Verification Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Verification Engineer
Rank 136 129 147
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Verification Engineer 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.26% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.27% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £313
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.02 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+24.93% -7.04%
Verification Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2820 2968 3009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 96.25% 95.93% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 1831 1839
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 170 182
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.39% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Verification Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Verification Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Verification Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Verification Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Verification Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Verification Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Verification Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Verification Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Verification Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Bristol -4 1 - -
Verification Engineer
England

Verification Engineer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Verification Engineer in their job title 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 with Verification Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) SysML
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

Verification Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Verification Engineer in their job title 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 with Verification Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) SysML
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware