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 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.02 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.29% -2.06%
Validation
Hertfordshire

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
30 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 93.75% 77.27% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 8
Average daily rate £400 £400 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £225 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £1,000 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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