The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.82% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £37.65 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.34% +7.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 64 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 78.17% 74.42% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 15 24
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £290 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £483 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £46.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Watford region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
1 3 (75.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Rational Rose
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior User Experience Designer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior UI Designer
2 2 (50.00%) Interface Designer
2 2 (50.00%) UI Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree