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 29 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 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 10 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Contract jobs citing Validation 40 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.81% 2.44% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.33% 3.06% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£299 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 5 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.31%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
300 196 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 81.08% 79.67% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 59 125
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 13
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £26.50 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 29 July 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 37 (58.73%) Requirements Management
2 36 (57.14%) Manufacturing
3 33 (52.38%) ENOVIA
3 33 (52.38%) Project Management
4 30 (47.62%) Time Management
5 29 (46.03%) Automotive
6 26 (41.27%) PLM
7 23 (36.51%) Rational DOORS
8 17 (26.98%) CAD
9 16 (25.40%) SAP
9 16 (25.40%) Software Testing
10 15 (23.81%) Business Transformation
11 14 (22.22%) Data Architecture
11 14 (22.22%) PDM
11 14 (22.22%) Migration
11 14 (22.22%) DELMIA
12 13 (20.63%) Degree
13 12 (19.05%) Change Management
14 11 (17.46%) ClearCase
14 11 (17.46%) ClearQuest
15 9 (14.29%) Data Validation
16 7 (11.11%) Internet
17 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
17 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
17 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
17 6 (9.52%) Physics
17 6 (9.52%) Human Factors
17 6 (9.52%) Visualisation
18 5 (7.94%) Electronics
18 5 (7.94%) Ethernet

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 33 (52.38%) ENOVIA
2 14 (22.22%) DELMIA
3 3 (4.76%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) Internet
2 5 (7.94%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.59%) IPv4
3 1 (1.59%) IPv6
3 1 (1.59%) 3G
3 1 (1.59%) Wireless
3 1 (1.59%) 2G
3 1 (1.59%) MIMO
3 1 (1.59%) LTE
3 1 (1.59%) 4G
Development Applications
1 23 (36.51%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (17.46%) ClearCase
2 11 (17.46%) ClearQuest
3 4 (6.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 36 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 29 (46.03%) Automotive
3 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.94%) Electronics
5 4 (6.35%) Avionics
6 3 (4.76%) Retail
6 3 (4.76%) Marketing
6 3 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Applications Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) Requirements Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Design Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Auditor
5 4 (6.35%) Requirements Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Designer
7 2 (3.17%) Project Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Systems Support
7 2 (3.17%) Administrator
7 2 (3.17%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.59%) Coordinator
8 1 (1.59%) Systems Designer
8 1 (1.59%) Test Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Software Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) HTML
1 1 (1.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
1 6 (9.52%) Physics
1 6 (9.52%) Human Factors
1 6 (9.52%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.59%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) UNIX
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (58.73%) Requirements Management
2 33 (52.38%) Project Management
3 30 (47.62%) Time Management
4 26 (41.27%) PLM
5 17 (26.98%) CAD
6 16 (25.40%) Software Testing
7 15 (23.81%) Business Transformation
8 14 (22.22%) Data Architecture
8 14 (22.22%) Migration
8 14 (22.22%) PDM
9 12 (19.05%) Change Management
10 9 (14.29%) Data Validation
11 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.35%) Reverse Engineering
11 4 (6.35%) UML
12 3 (4.76%) CRM
12 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
12 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (4.76%) Workflow
12 3 (4.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) C
2 1 (1.59%) Java
2 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) P3O
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) SAP
2 4 (6.35%) IBM
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) EMC
2 4 (6.35%) Mentor Graphics