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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 52 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Validation 12 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.70% 1.88% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 2.21% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
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
626 452 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 88.67% 84.96% 72.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 312 177
Median daily rate £413 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 23
Median hourly rate £46.50 £44.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.49% +178.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £50.00 £26.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 August 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
Worthing -6 4 - -
Crawley +5 2 £450 -
Gatwick - 2 £436 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (35.29%) ISEB
2 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 5 (29.41%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) Data Validation
3 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
3 4 (23.53%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (17.65%) Change Control
4 3 (17.65%) VBA
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) SAP HR
4 3 (17.65%) webMethods
4 3 (17.65%) QA
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Marketing
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Retail

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 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP HR
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) SAP Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) SAP Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) HR Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) SAP HR Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Business Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Computer Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Data Governance Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Requirements Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Research Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) SCADA
3 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
1 5 (29.41%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
2 4 (23.53%) Data Validation
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Change Control
3 3 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Data Privacy
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISEB
2 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CEH
3 1 (5.88%) CISM
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) CLAS
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) IISP
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) webMethods
3 1 (5.88%) HP