The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 49 40 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Contract jobs citing Validation 12 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.08% 2.23% 7.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.71% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Median daily rate £365 £375 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £375 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £375 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.51% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 18
Median hourly rate £34.75 £42.50 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% +12.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.55 £40.75 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £42.50 £39.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Validation
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
508 295 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 87.89% 82.17% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 202 121
Median daily rate £400 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 35
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.20 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Validation Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Validation.

1 11 (57.89%) Data Modelling
1 11 (57.89%) Data Quality
2 10 (52.63%) XML
2 10 (52.63%) Migration
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
3 9 (47.37%) ETL
3 9 (47.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Data Validation
4 8 (42.11%) Data Transformation
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) .NET
4 8 (42.11%) Web Services
5 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
5 7 (36.84%) SOAP
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
5 7 (36.84%) C#
5 7 (36.84%) XSD
5 7 (36.84%) XSLT
5 7 (36.84%) OO
5 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
5 7 (36.84%) RESTful
5 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (36.84%) API Integration
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (36.84%) Service Design
5 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
3 6 (31.58%) MS Office
4 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (21.05%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) NAS
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Broadband
3 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) Telnet
3 1 (5.26%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) IMS/DB
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Azure Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.79%) CRM Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) CRM Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Data Quality Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Junior
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) CRM Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Quality Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Quality Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) XML
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
3 7 (36.84%) RESTful
3 7 (36.84%) SOAP
3 7 (36.84%) WCF
3 7 (36.84%) XSD
3 7 (36.84%) XSLT
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (26.32%) OAuth
4 5 (26.32%) SAML
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Conversion
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (15.79%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Data Modelling
2 10 (52.63%) Migration
3 9 (47.37%) ETL
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Data Transformation
4 8 (42.11%) Data Validation
5 7 (36.84%) API Integration
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (36.84%) OO
5 7 (36.84%) Service Design
6 6 (31.58%) Logical Data Model
6 6 (31.58%) OOD
6 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
7 5 (26.32%) CRM
7 5 (26.32%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (26.32%) Information Management
7 5 (26.32%) MVC
8 4 (21.05%) Business Transformation
8 4 (21.05%) PLM
8 4 (21.05%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) XAML
4 3 (15.79%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) COBOL
5 1 (5.26%) JCL
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) Data Quality
2 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle