The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 33 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Validation 8 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.84% 2.73% 5.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 3.49% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 11
Median daily rate £314 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.95% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £370 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
Validation
East 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 Derbyshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
209 258 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 74.11% 78.18% 66.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 164 96
Median daily rate £380 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £13.90 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.35% +2.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £11.80 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.20 £16.06 £16.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Derbyshire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Validation across the Derbyshire region.

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Derbyshire region.

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby 0 7 £315 -1.56% 2
Chesterfield - 1 £110 -
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 7 (70.00%) Aerospace
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) GAP Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Process Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (50.00%) R
3 5 (50.00%) Tableau
3 5 (50.00%) Talend
3 5 (50.00%) IaaS
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 5 (50.00%) OpenTSDB
3 5 (50.00%) InfluxDB
3 5 (50.00%) MuleSoft
3 5 (50.00%) HDInsight
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) JSON
3 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (50.00%) Data Validation
3 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (50.00%) SaaS
3 5 (50.00%) PaaS
3 5 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) IaaS
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (50.00%) PaaS
1 5 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (50.00%) Data Lake
1 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (50.00%) HDInsight
1 5 (50.00%) InfluxDB
1 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (50.00%) OpenTSDB
1 5 (50.00%) Power BI
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (70.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Data Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) JSON
1 5 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) GAP Analysis
1 6 (60.00%) Process Improvement
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 5 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 5 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (50.00%) Python
1 5 (50.00%) R
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (20.00%) PMP
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
1 1 (10.00%) PMBOK
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) MuleSoft
1 5 (50.00%) Tableau
1 5 (50.00%) Talend
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix