Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 6 months to 21 November 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 40 39
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 1.41% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.71% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Staffordshire median daily rate - £263 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% -46.34%
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £367 £375
% change year-on-year +9.07% -2.20% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.83 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -12.44% -15.71% -7.41%

Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 209 351 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 81.01% 82.59% 82.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 224 158
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £250 £204 £263
90th Percentile £475 £500 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 14
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £14.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +70.07% +17.60%
10th Percentile £12.22 £23.55 £8.94
90th Percentile £48.00 £46.60 £20.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Staffordshire

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Staffordshire

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Staffordshire