The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Validation
Scotland / Fife
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 5 16
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife - 10.53% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 12.50% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £39.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -18.23% +13.57%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Fife
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 8 16 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 72.73% 84.21% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 9
Median daily rate £400 £320 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £98 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £14.43 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -51.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife citing Validation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Fife

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Validation in Fife.

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Fife