The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worthing region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 18 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 2.44% 8.70% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 10.64% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate £315 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.89% +8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £31.44 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+33.58% -13.26%
Validation
West Sussex

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
72 94 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 87.80% 81.74% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 69 22
Average daily rate £500 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -31.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Worthing region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Worthing 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Worthing 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP