The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Coventry 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 23 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing Validation 18 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.52% 11.89% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 15.70% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £100 £375 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.26% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £375 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £375 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £371
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 5
Average hourly rate £37.65 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £30.00 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% -18.91%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
261 172 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 80.06% 75.77% 67.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 44 78
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 £235 £150 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 50 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £30.00 £19.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Validation
West Midlands

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 11 (35.48%) Project Management
1 11 (35.48%) Manufacturing
2 10 (32.26%) Requirements Management
2 10 (32.26%) Time Management
3 9 (29.03%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (29.03%) ENOVIA
4 7 (22.58%) Data Validation
4 7 (22.58%) ClearQuest
4 7 (22.58%) ClearCase
5 6 (19.35%) Internet
5 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
6 5 (16.13%) Migration
7 4 (12.90%) SAP
7 4 (12.90%) Degree
7 4 (12.90%) Banking
7 4 (12.90%) Retail
8 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
8 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
8 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.68%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (9.68%) SQL
8 3 (9.68%) UML
8 3 (9.68%) IBM
8 3 (9.68%) Change Management
8 3 (9.68%) Automotive
8 3 (9.68%) Legal
8 3 (9.68%) PLM
9 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
9 2 (6.45%) Teradata
9 2 (6.45%) Finance

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (29.03%) ENOVIA
2 1 (3.23%) SAP MM
2 1 (3.23%) DELMIA
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) Cognos Powerplay
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.23%) DTS
2 1 (3.23%) ReportNet
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (22.58%) ClearQuest
2 7 (22.58%) ClearCase
3 3 (9.68%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (35.48%) Manufacturing
2 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
4 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Automotive
4 3 (9.68%) Legal
5 2 (6.45%) Finance
6 1 (3.23%) Avionics
6 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Requirements Engineer
1 8 (25.81%) Applications Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Auditor
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Software Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Teradata Architect
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Teradata Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.23%) Physics
2 1 (3.23%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Project Management
2 10 (32.26%) Requirements Management
2 10 (32.26%) Time Management
3 7 (22.58%) Data Validation
4 5 (16.13%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) UML
5 3 (9.68%) Change Management
5 3 (9.68%) PLM
6 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.45%) Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) Data Transformation
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Data Management
7 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) C
2 2 (6.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) SAP
2 3 (9.68%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Teradata
3 2 (6.45%) Cognos
4 1 (3.23%) Brocade
4 1 (3.23%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) EMC
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