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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank - - 8
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans - - 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +26.00%
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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
14 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 63.64% 48.48% 89.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 17
Average daily rate £400 £488 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £330 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,000 £655 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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