The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 80 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -14
Contract jobs citing Validation 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.65% 1.05% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.24% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £490 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.80% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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 West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
695 485 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 90.38% 84.49% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 324 143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 15
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Validation
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick - 2 - -
Crawley -4 1 £455 +10.30% 1
Horsham - 1 £525 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Validation.

1 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (27.78%) Data Validation
3 4 (22.22%) Change Control
3 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 4 (22.22%) VBA
3 4 (22.22%) GMP
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (11.11%) QA
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) FMCG
5 2 (11.11%) ISEB
6 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (5.56%) Finance
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) MS Office
6 1 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) XML
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (27.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Business Data Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Validation Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Validation Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Systems Validation Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Validation Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) DOORS Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Visualforce
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Data Validation
3 4 (22.22%) Change Control
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) QMS
6 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) VBA
2 1 (5.56%) Apex Code
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) GMP
2 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) HP
1 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (5.56%) SAP