The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 1.85% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £31.44 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+33.58% -13.26%
Validation
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 64.81% 77.78% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 32
Average daily rate £350 £338 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -17.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £299 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Validation
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware