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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 35 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing Validation 8 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.37% 7.77% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 10.06% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £191 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.07% -42.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -3.33%
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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
262 308 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 77.51% 77.19% 78.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 140 71
Average daily rate £380 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 43 20
Average hourly rate £23.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (46.15%) Degree
1 6 (46.15%) Automotive
1 6 (46.15%) V-Model
1 6 (46.15%) IEC 61508
2 5 (38.46%) Electronics
3 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (23.08%) Data Mapping
4 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) SAP
4 3 (23.08%) Cognos
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) Hazard Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (7.69%) PowerPivot
6 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (7.69%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.69%) DO-178B
6 1 (7.69%) RESTful
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.69%) JSON

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (23.08%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) OLAP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (46.15%) Automotive
2 5 (38.46%) Electronics
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) MDX
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) RESTful
1 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
1 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (7.69%) Ember.js
1 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.69%) Marionette.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) V-Model
2 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
2 3 (23.08%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Data Mapping
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (15.38%) Hazard Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Static Code Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Validation
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
1 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
1 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) IEC 61508
2 1 (7.69%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
1 3 (23.08%) Cognos
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Green Hills
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