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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 52 33 14
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -19
Contract jobs citing Validation 6 8 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.13% 2.25% 8.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 2.94% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £388 £375 £191
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +96.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £315 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £375 £276
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 23
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 £41.30 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
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
451 272 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 85.09% 76.62% 79.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 189 144
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 45
Median hourly rate £32.75 £23.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.39% -39.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £23.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
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 28 August 2016.

Validation Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (57.14%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (50.00%) ETL
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (42.86%) Data Validation
3 6 (42.86%) RESTful
3 6 (42.86%) Data Transformation
3 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
4 5 (35.71%) SOAP
4 5 (35.71%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) XSD
4 5 (35.71%) XSLT
4 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
4 5 (35.71%) XAML
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) Data Quality
4 5 (35.71%) API Integration
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (35.71%) Service Design
4 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server

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 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
3 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
2 1 (7.14%) Broadband
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) SSH
2 1 (7.14%) Telnet
2 1 (7.14%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) IMS/DB
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Junior
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Azure Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Expert
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) RESTful
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 5 (35.71%) SOAP
4 5 (35.71%) WCF
4 5 (35.71%) XSD
4 5 (35.71%) XSLT
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) OAuth
5 3 (21.43%) SAML
6 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE
6 1 (7.14%) Middleware
6 1 (7.14%) PhoneGap
6 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Conversion
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (21.43%) Statistics
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
4 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.14%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) ETL
2 6 (42.86%) Data Transformation
2 6 (42.86%) Data Validation
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) API Integration
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Service Design
4 4 (28.57%) Business Transformation
4 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 4 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (28.57%) OOD
4 4 (28.57%) PLM
4 4 (28.57%) Product Management
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) XAML
3 3 (21.43%) VB
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) COBOL
5 1 (7.14%) JCL
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Sun