The first table below looks at the demand for the Verification Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Verification Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Verification Engineer
Rank 571 560 560
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Verification Engineer 9 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.018% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.019% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
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£241 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £300 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £241 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
-19.83% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.55 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-6.94% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

Verification Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Verification Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Verification Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Verification Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Verification Engineer within the UK.

Verification Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Verification Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Verification Engineer within the UK.

Verification Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Verification Engineer
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Verification Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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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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
England -13 4 - - 3
South West - 4 - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -

Verification Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Verification Engineer in their job title 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 with Verification Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (33.33%) Verilog
2 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) Military
4 3 (16.67%) VHDL
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
4 3 (16.67%) ASIC Verification
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (16.67%) ASIC
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) MS Office
4 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.11%) VB
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) UML
5 2 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) DO-178B

Verification Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Verification Engineer in their job title 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 with Verification Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Military
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Avionics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Verilog
2 3 (16.67%) ASIC Verification
2 3 (16.67%) ASIC
2 3 (16.67%) VHDL
3 2 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
1 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
3 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) SysML
4 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Code Coverage
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VB
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
3 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) DO-178B
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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