The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 29 March 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 35 38
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - 1.79% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.30% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £75 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -75.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +17.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -2.64% +4.86%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 229 217 203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 77.89% 77.50% 65.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 126 128
Median daily rate £340 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.63% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +150.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Leicestershire

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Extranet
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (100.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Extranet
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago