The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 38 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 9 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.40% - 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% - 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate
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£375 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 - £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.65 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +7.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
274 194 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.07% 71.59% 65.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 147 86
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.21% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.16 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £17.26 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Migration
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (42.11%) Data Migration
3 8 (42.11%) Data Modelling
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (31.58%) Lync
5 6 (31.58%) MS Office
5 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
6 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Office 365
6 5 (26.32%) Data Mapping
6 5 (26.32%) Casewise
7 4 (21.05%) Teradata
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Scrum
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.79%) Data Mining
8 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
9 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
9 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (10.53%) Taxonomies
9 2 (10.53%) Use Case

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 6 (31.58%) Lync
1 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
3 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (26.32%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.79%) Data Mining
4 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.26%) MS Access
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Data Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modeller
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Taxonomies
2 2 (10.53%) GIS
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Migration
2 8 (42.11%) Data Migration
2 8 (42.11%) Data Modelling
3 5 (26.32%) Data Mapping
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Use Case
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.26%) Data Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Casewise
3 4 (21.05%) Teradata
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
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