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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 64 80 80
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 30 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.83% 1.00% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 1.49% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 3
Average daily rate
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£319 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £10.44 £16.11 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.19% -64.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.97 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.91% -5.55%
Validation
England

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
1110 1071 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 67.60% 67.19% 64.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 595 466
Average daily rate £375 £314 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 53 75
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £8.98 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.31 £36.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
Derbyshire +20 13 £350 +2.94% 2
Leicestershire +18 7 £175 -
Nottinghamshire +8 3 £135 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £400 - 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 21 (38.18%) SQL
2 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.82%) Data Validation
4 11 (20.00%) OO
5 10 (18.18%) Oracle
5 10 (18.18%) MS Office
5 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (16.36%) Data Migration
6 9 (16.36%) Migration
6 9 (16.36%) Finance
6 9 (16.36%) Windows
6 9 (16.36%) ETL
7 8 (14.55%) VB
7 8 (14.55%) PL/SQL
8 6 (10.91%) OOP
8 6 (10.91%) MSI
8 6 (10.91%) Project Management
8 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
8 6 (10.91%) SCCM
8 6 (10.91%) Windows Vista
8 6 (10.91%) QA
8 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
8 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
9 5 (9.09%) Degree
9 5 (9.09%) SAS
9 5 (9.09%) NHS
9 5 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (9.09%) MS Excel

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Office
2 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.64%) Teamcenter
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.82%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.82%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.27%) Data Mining
2 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) MS Access
3 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.82%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.82%) QlikView
4 1 (1.82%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MSI
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.64%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.82%) JUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) NUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Maven
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Legal
2 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 3 (5.45%) Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Automotive
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Billing
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Data Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Data Migration Manager
6 3 (5.45%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (5.45%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Business Continuity Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Data Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) MI Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
1 3 (5.45%) XML
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) XSD
2 2 (3.64%) XSLT
2 2 (3.64%) OLE
2 2 (3.64%) WCF
2 2 (3.64%) WPF
3 1 (1.82%) Spring.NET
3 1 (1.82%) jQuery
3 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.82%) JSP
3 1 (1.82%) Servlets
3 1 (1.82%) SOAP
3 1 (1.82%) Struts
3 1 (1.82%) J2EE
3 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) NHS
3 4 (7.27%) Credit Risk
4 3 (5.45%) User Experience
4 3 (5.45%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) NPfIT
5 2 (3.64%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.64%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.64%) Open Source
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) Life Science
6 1 (1.82%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Vista
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Data Validation
2 11 (20.00%) OO
3 9 (16.36%) Data Migration
3 9 (16.36%) Migration
3 9 (16.36%) ETL
4 6 (10.91%) OOP
4 6 (10.91%) Project Management
4 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.27%) Data Management
5 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Change Management
5 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.27%) UML
5 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.27%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Analytics
5 4 (7.27%) Line Management
6 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.45%) Coaching
6 3 (5.45%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) VB
2 8 (14.55%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.45%) C#
4 2 (3.64%) VBA
4 2 (3.64%) C
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.82%) HNC
3 1 (1.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) GCP
2 1 (1.82%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle
3 5 (9.09%) SAP
4 4 (7.27%) Cognos
5 2 (3.64%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Siemens
5 2 (3.64%) Talend
6 1 (1.82%) Sun
6 1 (1.82%) Informatica
6 1 (1.82%) Motorola
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