The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
England / East Midlands
Rank 73 79 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing Validation 20 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.35% 1.35% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.72% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 15
Median daily rate £288 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £262 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £370 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £10.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.25 £30.97
% change year-on-year
-13.29% +39.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1184 1160 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.05% 78.54% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 712 600
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 37 43
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £43.75 £26.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Validation
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire +8 10 £110 -
Northamptonshire -11 6 £344 +14.58%
Nottinghamshire -7 1 £263 -6.25% 2
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Validation.

1 12 (30.00%) SQL
1 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) ETL
3 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (20.00%) Finance
4 8 (20.00%) Aerospace
4 8 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 8 (20.00%) Linux
5 7 (17.50%) C#
5 7 (17.50%) GAP Analysis
5 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
5 7 (17.50%) JSON
5 7 (17.50%) Data Validation
5 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (15.00%) Process Improvement
6 6 (15.00%) Degree
6 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (15.00%) Migration
6 6 (15.00%) .NET
6 6 (15.00%) Python
7 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.50%) HTML
7 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 5 (12.50%) CSS
7 5 (12.50%) XML
7 5 (12.50%) Mainframe
7 5 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 5 (12.50%) Data Migration

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 4 (10.00%) CICS
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) IaaS
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (12.50%) PaaS
1 5 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.50%) Extranet
2 1 (2.50%) GSM
2 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (12.50%) Data Lake
2 5 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 5 (12.50%) HDInsight
2 5 (12.50%) InfluxDB
2 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 5 (12.50%) OpenTSDB
2 5 (12.50%) Power BI
3 4 (10.00%) DB2
4 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Grunt
2 2 (5.00%) gulp
2 2 (5.00%) LabVIEW
2 2 (5.00%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
1 8 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Data Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Data Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Business Data Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) ETL Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Graduate Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Graduate Data Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Transformation Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) JSON
2 6 (15.00%) .NET
3 5 (12.50%) CSS
3 5 (12.50%) HTML
3 5 (12.50%) XML
4 4 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (5.00%) Ajax
5 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.00%) Backbone.js
5 2 (5.00%) CSS3
5 2 (5.00%) Node.js
5 2 (5.00%) Velocity
5 2 (5.00%) WebSockets
6 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 4 (10.00%) Data Extraction
5 2 (5.00%) FMCG
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.50%) NHS
6 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.50%) Telematics
6 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) AIX
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) ETL
3 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
3 7 (17.50%) Data Validation
3 7 (17.50%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (15.00%) Migration
4 6 (15.00%) Process Improvement
4 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
5 5 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.50%) Data Reconciliation
7 3 (7.50%) Data Transformation
7 3 (7.50%) ERP
7 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) C#
3 6 (15.00%) Python
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (12.50%) R
5 4 (10.00%) COBOL
5 4 (10.00%) JCL
6 2 (5.00%) C
7 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.00%) PMP
2 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) COBIT
2 1 (2.50%) JTAG
2 1 (2.50%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (12.50%) MuleSoft
1 5 (12.50%) Tableau
1 5 (12.50%) Talend
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) Perforce
4 1 (2.50%) EMC
4 1 (2.50%) Freescale
4 1 (2.50%) Intel
4 1 (2.50%) Pega
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