The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank - - 6
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans - - 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £363 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-16.16% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
28 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 82.35% 80.95% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 11
Average daily rate £313 £396 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% +17.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Average hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in St Albans