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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 48 33 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Contract jobs citing Validation 5 6 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.03% 1.82% 11.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 2.51% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £300 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +0.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 27
Median hourly rate - £41.50 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
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
419 239 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 86.57% 72.42% 84.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 163 170
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 46
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.63 £25.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
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 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 8 (61.54%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
4 5 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (30.77%) Selenium
5 4 (30.77%) Spring
5 4 (30.77%) Maven
5 4 (30.77%) ENOVIA
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Data Validation
5 4 (30.77%) Product Management
5 4 (30.77%) RESTful
5 4 (30.77%) Business Transformation
5 4 (30.77%) JUnit
5 4 (30.77%) J2EE
5 4 (30.77%) SAP
5 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
5 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) PLM
5 4 (30.77%) ETL
5 4 (30.77%) Sun Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Sun
6 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing

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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) IMS/DB
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JUnit
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) J2EE Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Junior
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Integration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Expert
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
2 4 (30.77%) J2EE
2 4 (30.77%) RESTful
2 4 (30.77%) Spring
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) JSP
4 2 (15.38%) Servlets
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) Struts
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
4 2 (15.38%) XSD
4 2 (15.38%) XSLT
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware
5 1 (7.69%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Data Conversion
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (23.08%) Statistics
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.69%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Business Transformation
2 4 (30.77%) Data Validation
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) PLM
2 4 (30.77%) Product Management
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Data Transformation
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) API Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) OOD
4 2 (15.38%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) XAML
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) COBOL
4 1 (7.69%) JCL
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) Sun
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft