The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 31 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.42% 0.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.52% -9.33%
Validation
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
171 125 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 71.85% 71.02% 66.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 71 95
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £36.00 £19.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% +83.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £18.94 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £38.00 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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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
Ipswich -11 1 - -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing Validation 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 Validation.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Spotfire
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Physical Data Model

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing Validation 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 Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Spotfire
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) MI Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA