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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 47 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.65% 1.22% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.42% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Median daily rate £421 £300 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.36% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £283 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £353 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.25 £30.35
% change year-on-year
-13.29% +42.50%

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
397 281 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 86.30% 85.41% 74.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 165 125
Median daily rate £438 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -46.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.08 £15.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017, 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 9 (56.25%) Data Modelling
1 9 (56.25%) Data Quality
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Migration
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Data Transformation
3 6 (37.50%) Data Validation
4 5 (31.25%) OAuth
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) WCF
4 5 (31.25%) RESTful
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (31.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) API Integration
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (31.25%) Service Design
4 5 (31.25%) Information Management
4 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
4 5 (31.25%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) MVC
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) SAML
4 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
4 5 (31.25%) CRM
4 5 (31.25%) ETL

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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) Broadband
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) Telnet
2 1 (6.25%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Azure Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Manager
3 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) CRM Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) CRM Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Data Quality Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Development Manager
4 2 (12.50%) CRM Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Data Quality Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Quality Manager
4 2 (12.50%) ETL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 5 (31.25%) OAuth
1 5 (31.25%) RESTful
1 5 (31.25%) SAML
1 5 (31.25%) SOAP
1 5 (31.25%) WCF
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
1 5 (31.25%) XML
1 5 (31.25%) XSD
1 5 (31.25%) XSLT
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Conversion
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Data Modelling
2 7 (43.75%) Migration
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Data Transformation
3 6 (37.50%) Data Validation
4 5 (31.25%) API Integration
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) CRM
4 5 (31.25%) ETL
4 5 (31.25%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Information Management
4 5 (31.25%) MVC
4 5 (31.25%) OO
4 5 (31.25%) Service Design
5 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
5 4 (25.00%) OOD
5 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) XAML
3 2 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft