The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 32 24 9
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing Validation 4 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.29% 4.59% 12.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 5.71% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£90 £100 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% -73.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 23
Average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.80 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +20.00%
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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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 245 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 70.87% 80.33% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 126 42
Average daily rate £375 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £274 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 52
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) Internet
1 5 (29.41%) Data Validation
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 3 (17.65%) Automotive
3 3 (17.65%) Legal
3 3 (17.65%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) WF
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (11.76%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) XSLT
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Simulink
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) 3G
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) 2G
2 1 (5.88%) MIMO
2 1 (5.88%) LTE
2 1 (5.88%) 4G
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.88%) IPv4
2 1 (5.88%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (17.65%) Automotive
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Architect
1 3 (17.65%) Integration Architect
1 3 (17.65%) Auditor
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
3 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) WCF
3 2 (11.76%) WF
3 2 (11.76%) XSLT
3 2 (11.76%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) Spring.NET
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Data Validation
2 2 (11.76%) OO
2 2 (11.76%) CRM
2 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.88%) PLM
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Logistics
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.88%) SysML
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Motorola
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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