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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 61 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing Validation 22 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.56% 0.87% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.25% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £340 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +18.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £196 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £365 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.34% +15.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £10.44 £8.82 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.43% -80.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-19.46% +1.35%
Validation
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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
1002 1040 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 71.11% 69.85% 64.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 582 404
Average daily rate £365 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 79
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £8.63 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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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
Leicestershire +11 6 £175 -
Derbyshire +18 5 £313 -5.30% 3
Northamptonshire - 4 £400 - 2
Nottinghamshire -2 2 £139 -30.62% 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 23 (43.40%) SQL
2 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
3 12 (22.64%) OO
3 12 (22.64%) Data Validation
4 11 (20.75%) ETL
5 10 (18.87%) Oracle
5 10 (18.87%) MS Office
5 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (16.98%) Data Migration
6 9 (16.98%) Windows
6 9 (16.98%) Migration
7 8 (15.09%) Finance
7 8 (15.09%) VB
7 8 (15.09%) PL/SQL
8 6 (11.32%) MSI
8 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (11.32%) NHS
8 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (11.32%) OOP
8 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
8 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (11.32%) Windows XP
8 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
8 6 (11.32%) Change Management
8 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (11.32%) Windows Vista
8 6 (11.32%) QA
8 6 (11.32%) Problem Management
8 6 (11.32%) SCCM
8 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (9.43%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Office
2 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.66%) Teamcenter
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.89%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.55%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.77%) MS Access
4 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.89%) QlikView
5 1 (1.89%) Essbase
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MSI
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.89%) NUnit
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.43%) Legal
4 3 (5.66%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Billing
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Data Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) SAP Data Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Data Migration Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Credit Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
1 3 (5.66%) Web Services
1 3 (5.66%) XML
2 2 (3.77%) OLE
2 2 (3.77%) XSD
2 2 (3.77%) XSLT
2 2 (3.77%) WCF
2 2 (3.77%) WPF
3 1 (1.89%) Spring.NET
3 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) NHS
3 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
3 5 (9.43%) User Experience
4 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.55%) Credit Risk
5 3 (5.66%) NPfIT
6 2 (3.77%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.89%) Open Source
7 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.89%) Life Science
7 1 (1.89%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (11.32%) Windows XP
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Vista
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) OO
1 12 (22.64%) Data Validation
2 11 (20.75%) ETL
3 9 (16.98%) Data Migration
3 9 (16.98%) Migration
4 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (11.32%) OOP
4 6 (11.32%) Change Management
4 6 (11.32%) Problem Management
5 5 (9.43%) Business Development
5 5 (9.43%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) UML
5 5 (9.43%) Project Management
6 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) Data Management
6 4 (7.55%) Requirements Management
6 4 (7.55%) Analytics
6 4 (7.55%) Line Management
6 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.66%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) VB
2 8 (15.09%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.66%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) VBA
5 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.89%) C++
5 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) HNC
3 1 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) GCP
2 1 (1.89%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) Cognos
3 4 (7.55%) SAP
4 3 (5.66%) Siemens
4 3 (5.66%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Talend
5 1 (1.89%) Informatica
5 1 (1.89%) Motorola
5 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
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