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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 55 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.20% - 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% - 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate
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£463 - £345
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 - £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £30.63
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +23.42%
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
471 267 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 80.79% 74.58% 70.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 171 196
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 11
Average hourly rate £22.85 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £12.52 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.60 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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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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
Worthing - 4 £475 -
East Grinstead - 2 - -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
3 5 (26.32%) MS Office
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.79%) LabVIEW
5 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Subversion
5 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) Python
5 3 (15.79%) XSLT
5 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
5 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
5 3 (15.79%) Trac
6 2 (10.53%) User Experience
6 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) CISSP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) TrackWise
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) LabVIEW
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.79%) Trac
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Release Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Change Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Validation Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Validation Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Change and Release Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) XSLT
2 1 (5.26%) ODBC
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
2 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) Data Validation
6 2 (10.53%) Network Management
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CISM
1 2 (10.53%) CEH
1 2 (10.53%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GAMP
1 1 (5.26%) GMP
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
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