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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 23 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Validation 14 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 5.51% 3.10% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 4.41% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.11 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
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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 Derbyshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
168 227 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 66.14% 70.28% 64.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 167 46
Average daily rate £370 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £70 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 8
Average hourly rate £14.55 £16.11 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.69% -73.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £12.74 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £30.00 £67.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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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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 +15 14 £350 +2.94% 1
Chesterfield - - - - 1
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 9 (45.00%) OO
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (25.00%) VB
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) OOP
6 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (25.00%) MSI
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Vista
6 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (25.00%) SCCM
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) Credit Risk
7 4 (20.00%) QA
7 4 (20.00%) Legal
7 4 (20.00%) Change Management
7 4 (20.00%) Cognos
7 4 (20.00%) Data Mining
7 4 (20.00%) SAS
7 4 (20.00%) UML
7 4 (20.00%) Analytics
8 3 (15.00%) Data Transformation
8 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS R12

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 4 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (10.00%) Teamcenter
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MSI
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Credit Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) MI Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Data Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (15.00%) User Experience
4 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) OO
2 5 (25.00%) OOP
2 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (20.00%) UML
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Data Transformation
4 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Line Management
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Business Development
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (10.00%) PLM
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) VB
3 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) Cognos
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Siemens