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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 82 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Validation 24 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.43% 1.56% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.98% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 18
Median daily rate £320 £296 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.01% +3.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £260 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £416 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
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
1365 1210 1170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.11% 78.57% 69.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 796 663
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 37 56
Median hourly rate £18.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.30 £34.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 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
Northamptonshire -11 9 £338 -19.40%
Derbyshire +1 8 £314 -1.95% 1
Nottinghamshire -11 4 £331 +23.25% 2
Lincolnshire - 2 £525 -
Leicestershire - 1 £315 - 2
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Validation.

1 14 (37.84%) ETL
2 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) Finance
4 9 (24.32%) Migration
4 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (21.62%) Data Migration
5 8 (21.62%) Data Cleansing
5 8 (21.62%) Data Validation
5 8 (21.62%) Manufacturing
5 8 (21.62%) Aerospace
6 7 (18.92%) Data Extraction
6 7 (18.92%) JSON
6 7 (18.92%) C#
6 7 (18.92%) Data Transformation
6 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (16.22%) Process Improvement
7 6 (16.22%) .NET
7 6 (16.22%) Oracle
7 6 (16.22%) Linux
7 6 (16.22%) Python
7 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
7 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
7 6 (16.22%) Degree
7 6 (16.22%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
8 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
8 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (13.51%) Mainframe
8 5 (13.51%) Microsoft

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 (13.51%) Apache Spark
2 4 (10.81%) CICS
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) IaaS
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (13.51%) PaaS
1 5 (13.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.70%) Extranet
1 1 (2.70%) GSM
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (13.51%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (13.51%) Data Lake
2 5 (13.51%) Hadoop
2 5 (13.51%) HDInsight
2 5 (13.51%) InfluxDB
2 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
2 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
2 5 (13.51%) OpenTSDB
2 5 (13.51%) Power BI
3 4 (10.81%) DB2
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Grunt
2 2 (5.41%) gulp
2 2 (5.41%) LabVIEW
2 2 (5.41%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Aerospace
2 8 (21.62%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Data Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Data Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Business Data Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) ETL Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Graduate
7 2 (5.41%) Graduate Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Graduate Data Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SSIS Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) JSON
2 6 (16.22%) .NET
3 5 (13.51%) XML
4 3 (8.11%) CSS
4 3 (8.11%) HTML
5 2 (5.41%) Ajax
5 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.41%) Backbone.js
5 2 (5.41%) CSS3
5 2 (5.41%) HTML5
5 2 (5.41%) Node.js
5 2 (5.41%) Velocity
6 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (18.92%) Data Extraction
2 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.51%) Mainframe
3 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.41%) FMCG
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (2.70%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.70%) Telematics
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) AIX
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ETL
2 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Migration
4 8 (21.62%) Data Cleansing
4 8 (21.62%) Data Migration
4 8 (21.62%) Data Validation
5 7 (18.92%) Data Transformation
6 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
6 6 (16.22%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) Process Improvement
7 5 (13.51%) Business Process Improvement
7 5 (13.51%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (10.81%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.11%) ERP
9 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) C#
3 6 (16.22%) Python
4 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.51%) R
5 4 (10.81%) COBOL
5 4 (10.81%) JCL
6 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.41%) C
8 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.41%) PMP
2 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) COBIT
2 1 (2.70%) JTAG
2 1 (2.70%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) MuleSoft
2 5 (13.51%) Tableau
2 5 (13.51%) Talend
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) Perforce
5 1 (2.70%) EMC
5 1 (2.70%) Freescale
5 1 (2.70%) Intel
5 1 (2.70%) Pega