The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worthing 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 25 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
West Sussex / Worthing
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 50 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Contract jobs citing Validation 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 4.24% 0.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.85% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £463 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -17.72% +12.85%  

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 Worthing with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Worthing
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 103 213 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worthing 87.29% 92.61% 89.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 93 41
Median daily rate £488 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.50% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £664 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +216.66% -  
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 Worthing

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worthing 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 Worthing

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Worthing

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Worthing

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Test Strategy
2 7 (53.85%) BDD
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) WebDriver
2 7 (53.85%) JIRA
2 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 7 (53.85%) SpecFlow
2 7 (53.85%) Protractor
2 7 (53.85%) Exploratory Testing
3 6 (46.15%) REST
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Management
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (23.08%) webMethods

Validation
Co-occurring 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 3 (23.08%) Confluence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
1 7 (53.85%) JIRA
1 7 (53.85%) Protractor
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
1 7 (53.85%) SpecFlow
1 7 (53.85%) WebDriver
2 3 (23.08%) Maven
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Developer in Test
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) REST
1 6 (46.15%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) EclipseLink
2 3 (23.08%) EJB
2 3 (23.08%) EJB 3.0
2 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 3 (23.08%) JMS
2 3 (23.08%) JPA
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle ADF
2 3 (23.08%) SOAP
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) XSD
2 3 (23.08%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (7.69%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Test Strategy
2 7 (53.85%) BDD
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) Exploratory Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (23.08%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) HNC
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) webMethods