The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 90 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Validation 14 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.06% 0.73% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.93% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 4
Average daily rate £413 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £332 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -2.11%
Validation
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1077 1072 1129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 81.41% 78.31% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 592 633
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 31 51
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +56.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.44 £18.15 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £51.88 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 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
Leatherhead -22 5 £400 +14.28%
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 11 (47.83%) SOAP
1 11 (47.83%) Web Services
1 11 (47.83%) XML
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) Linux
4 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle
4 8 (34.78%) Unix
4 8 (34.78%) HP
4 8 (34.78%) XML Messaging
4 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
4 8 (34.78%) Test Management
4 8 (34.78%) Use Case
4 8 (34.78%) Security Testing
4 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (34.78%) SoapUI
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
4 8 (34.78%) Defect Management
5 7 (30.43%) Test Planning
5 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
6 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
7 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
7 4 (17.39%) HTML
7 4 (17.39%) Marketing
7 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.04%) API Development
8 3 (13.04%) Symfony

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Primavera
2 1 (4.35%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) ATM
2 1 (4.35%) IKE
2 1 (4.35%) IPsec
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) SoapUI
2 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) XML Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) SOAP
1 11 (47.83%) Web Services
1 11 (47.83%) XML
2 8 (34.78%) XML Messaging
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
4 3 (13.04%) Ajax
4 3 (13.04%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) DHTML
4 3 (13.04%) REST
4 3 (13.04%) RESTful
4 3 (13.04%) Symfony
4 3 (13.04%) Visualforce
5 1 (4.35%) Flash
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.35%) Data Conversion
4 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.35%) e-Learning
4 1 (4.35%) Learning Management System
4 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Defect Management
1 8 (34.78%) Security Testing
1 8 (34.78%) Test Management
1 8 (34.78%) Use Case
2 7 (30.43%) Test Planning
2 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
3 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
4 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) API Development
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Web Development
5 3 (13.04%) Workflow
6 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Apex Code
2 3 (13.04%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) PHP
2 3 (13.04%) SOQL
2 3 (13.04%) SOSL
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
1 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.70%) PMP
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) HP
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) Anaplan
3 2 (8.70%) Hyperion
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
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