The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 59 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Validation 27 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.05% 1.18% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 1.63% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Average daily rate
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£185 £388 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.25% +28.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £178 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £598 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.31%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
980 737 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.52% 72.47% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 396 305
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £258 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £35.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Validation
South East

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Validation across the Buckinghamshire region.

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +1 11 £185 -52.25% 3
Amersham - 6 - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 2
Marlow - - - -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 16 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (35.00%) Data Validation
3 11 (27.50%) Finance
3 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 8 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (17.50%) Migration
6 7 (17.50%) Project Management
6 7 (17.50%) SLA
7 6 (15.00%) MS Office
7 6 (15.00%) Use Case
7 6 (15.00%) Resource Management
8 5 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.50%) MS Access
8 5 (12.50%) PMP
8 5 (12.50%) PMI Certification
8 5 (12.50%) Windows
9 4 (10.00%) MS Project
9 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
10 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
10 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
11 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
11 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
11 2 (5.00%) Degree
11 2 (5.00%) MS Project Server

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (15.00%) MS Office
4 5 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) ISDN
1 2 (5.00%) PBX
1 2 (5.00%) Intranet
1 2 (5.00%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MS Access
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JUnit
1 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.00%) Maven
1 2 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 16 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (27.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Analyst
2 13 (32.50%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Project Manager
3 7 (17.50%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Governance Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Deployment Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) PMO Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (2.50%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) J2EE
1 2 (5.00%) JSP
1 2 (5.00%) Servlets
1 2 (5.00%) Struts
1 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (5.00%) Spring
1 2 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) IVR
1 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
1 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Data Validation
2 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (17.50%) Project Management
4 7 (17.50%) Migration
5 6 (15.00%) Use Case
5 6 (15.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL
7 2 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.00%) CRM
7 2 (5.00%) Service Management
7 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.00%) Change Management
7 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Java
1 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) PMP
1 5 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Sun
2 2 (5.00%) Cramer
2 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) SAP
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