The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 33 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.15% 3.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 4.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
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£320 £320 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +23.93%
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
183 187 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 70.38% 76.64% 66.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 119 52
Average daily rate £375 £320 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +24.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £110 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.72 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.51% +123.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.81 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £72.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -12 3 £320 - 3
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) Requirements Management
2 3 (37.50%) Business Development
2 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
2 3 (37.50%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) SAS
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Life Science
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Clinical Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 2 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (12.50%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) UML Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
1 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Life Science
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Requirements Management
2 3 (37.50%) Business Development
2 3 (37.50%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Clinical Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) PLM
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Siemens
2 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos