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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 65 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Contract jobs citing Validation 31 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.96% 0.51% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 0.70% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £337 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £37.80 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +14.54%
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 1145 1031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.30% 72.42% 65.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 588 436
Average daily rate £400 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 44 94
Average hourly rate £17.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.05% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.70 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Nottinghamshire +20 13 £288 -14.17% 2
Derbyshire +7 11 £350 +2.94% 2
Leicestershire - 3 £388 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £296 -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 15 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 10 (22.22%) Finance
3 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (17.78%) Data Validation
5 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
6 6 (13.33%) MS Office
6 6 (13.33%) OO
6 6 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (11.11%) Migration
7 5 (11.11%) Windows
7 5 (11.11%) XML
7 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 5 (11.11%) VB
7 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 5 (11.11%) QA
7 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
8 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
8 4 (8.89%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (8.89%) ETL
8 4 (8.89%) .NET
8 4 (8.89%) C#
8 4 (8.89%) XSD
8 4 (8.89%) Web Services
8 4 (8.89%) Retail
8 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (6.67%) Data Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (2.22%) SAP Retail
4 1 (2.22%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.22%) Essbase
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (6.67%) JUnit
2 3 (6.67%) MSI
3 2 (4.44%) Selenium
3 2 (4.44%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) NUnit
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 3 (6.67%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Automotive
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Data Migration Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Information Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) XML
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) XSD
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
3 3 (6.67%) Spring
3 3 (6.67%) XSLT
3 3 (6.67%) JSP
3 3 (6.67%) jQuery
3 3 (6.67%) WCF
3 3 (6.67%) WPF
4 2 (4.44%) OLE
4 2 (4.44%) J2EE
4 2 (4.44%) Servlets
4 2 (4.44%) Struts
4 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.22%) Ajax
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.22%) SOAP
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.44%) Open Source
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) PDA
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Vista
2 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Data Validation
2 6 (13.33%) OO
3 5 (11.11%) Migration
3 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 4 (8.89%) ETL
5 3 (6.67%) Data Management
5 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 3 (6.67%) OOP
5 3 (6.67%) Project Management
5 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.67%) Line Management
5 3 (6.67%) MVVM
5 3 (6.67%) Business Transformation
5 3 (6.67%) Analytics
5 3 (6.67%) Data Transformation
6 2 (4.44%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
3 5 (11.11%) VB
4 4 (8.89%) C#
5 3 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) VBA
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) C
7 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Sun Certification
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) HNC
3 1 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) GCP
2 1 (2.22%) GxP
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) SAP
3 3 (6.67%) Cognos
4 2 (4.44%) Talend
4 2 (4.44%) Sun
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Informatica
5 1 (2.22%) Motorola
5 1 (2.22%) hybris
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