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 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
West Sussex / Worthing
Rank 22 - 17
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Validation 8 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 6.35% - 7.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% - 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £525 - £463
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 - £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 - £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +17.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £38.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -3.94% +10.14%  

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 116 160 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worthing 92.06% 93.57% 80.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 59 65
Median daily rate £500 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +3.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £25.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -30.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Validation in Worthing.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Worthing

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 25 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 Worthing region with a requirement for Validation.

1 10 (76.92%) Test Strategy
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 7 (53.85%) WebDriver
3 7 (53.85%) SpecFlow
3 7 (53.85%) BDD
3 7 (53.85%) Protractor
3 7 (53.85%) Exploratory Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (46.15%) JIRA
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) XML
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) Unix
5 5 (38.46%) REST
6 4 (30.77%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) Test Management
6 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
7 3 (23.08%) ISTQB

Validation
Top Related 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 2 (15.38%) Confluence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Protractor
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
1 7 (53.85%) SpecFlow
1 7 (53.85%) WebDriver
2 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Maven
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer in Test
2 3 (23.08%) SAP Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) SAP Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Process Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Validation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) REST
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 2 (15.38%) EclipseLink
3 2 (15.38%) EJB
3 2 (15.38%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
3 2 (15.38%) JMS
3 2 (15.38%) JPA
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) XSD
3 2 (15.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Test Strategy
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) BDD
3 7 (53.85%) Exploratory Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Test Management
6 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Coaching
7 2 (15.38%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) 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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) webMethods
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