The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worthing region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
West Sussex / Worthing
Rank 27 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Validation 7 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 4.73% 1.06% 8.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 1.18% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £525 £315 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -31.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £315 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £315 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £336 £386
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -13.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.87 - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.25 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-11.24% +34.38%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worthing
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
139 85 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 93.92% 90.43% 83.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 28 71
Median daily rate £463 £455 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.64% +13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £45.87 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.48% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Worthing

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 24 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 Worthing region with a requirement for Validation.

1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
2 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 5 (45.45%) Selenium
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) SpecFlow
3 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) Protractor
3 5 (45.45%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Unix
4 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
4 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
5 3 (27.27%) ISEB

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing 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 (18.18%) Confluence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
1 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 5 (45.45%) Protractor
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) SpecFlow
2 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
3 2 (18.18%) Maven
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) SAP Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) SAP Test Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Process Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) EclipseLink
3 2 (18.18%) EJB
3 2 (18.18%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 2 (18.18%) JMS
3 2 (18.18%) JPA
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) XSD
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (18.18%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) webMethods