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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South East / West Sussex
Rank 49 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing Validation 8 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.72% 2.75% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 3.23% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 10
Median daily rate £550 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £366 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £420 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £342 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.57% -14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.87 - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +35.17%

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
416 402 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 89.27% 85.17% 82.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 252 250
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 24
Median hourly rate £45.87 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.80% -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Worthing -11 7 £550 +74.60%
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) JIRA
1 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) XML
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Test Management
3 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Degree

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 2 (13.33%) Confluence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (26.67%) Protractor
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
2 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Test Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modeller
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Web Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Web Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) EclipseLink
2 2 (13.33%) EJB
2 2 (13.33%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (13.33%) JMS
2 2 (13.33%) JPA
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) Spring
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XSD
2 2 (13.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (26.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Data Governance
3 4 (26.67%) Data Privacy
3 4 (26.67%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (26.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Test Management
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Virtual Team Management
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) webMethods