The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank - 13 19
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 3.53% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.41% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £195
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -6.66%
Validation
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
76 68 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 78.35% 80.00% 85.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 54 49
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £145 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 13
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire