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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 86 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing Validation 18 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.11% 0.80% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.02% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 22
Median daily rate £300 £291 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -13.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £160 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £399 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.52%
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
1311 1269 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.83% 78.33% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 791 625
Median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 52
Median hourly rate £18.75 £18.52 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.24% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £11.21 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +2 9 £329 -22.64%
Nottinghamshire -9 5 £140 -12.50% 2
Derbyshire -5 2 £323 +0.78%
Leicestershire - 1 £250 - 3
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) ETL
2 6 (22.22%) Data Transformation
3 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Data Extraction
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (14.81%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
4 4 (14.81%) Data Quality
4 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (14.81%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (14.81%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (11.11%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Data Validation
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) LabVIEW

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 1 (3.70%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) GSM
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
1 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
1 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Grunt
1 2 (7.41%) gulp
1 2 (7.41%) LabVIEW
1 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) ETL Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Implementation Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SSIS Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) PCB Layout Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Electronics Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Ajax
1 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
1 2 (7.41%) Backbone.js
1 2 (7.41%) CSS
1 2 (7.41%) CSS3
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) HTML5
1 2 (7.41%) JSON
1 2 (7.41%) Node.js
1 2 (7.41%) Velocity
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) Data Extraction
2 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) Handset
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) AIX
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) VxWorks
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Data Transformation
1 6 (22.22%) ETL
2 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Logical Data Model
3 4 (14.81%) Physical Data Model
3 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) Data Validation
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) C
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) COBOL
3 1 (3.70%) JCL
3 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.70%) CCNA
1 1 (3.70%) CCNP
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.70%) CISM
1 1 (3.70%) CISSP
1 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.70%) PMP
1 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) JTAG
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) Perforce
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) EMC
3 1 (3.70%) Freescale
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Intel
3 1 (3.70%) MobileIron
3 1 (3.70%) Pega
3 1 (3.70%) ScanSafe
3 1 (3.70%) Sophos
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec