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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 70 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Validation 23 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.41% 1.42% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.85% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 13
Median daily rate £325 £240 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £75 £152 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -4.76%
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
1320 1352 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.98% 76.86% 75.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 796 605
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 89
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.68 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 May 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 May 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 +15 11 £338 -20.58%
Nottinghamshire -7 6 £213 +32.81% 2
Leicestershire +5 5 £74 -72.59%
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 17 (37.78%) Migration
2 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
3 11 (24.44%) Java
3 11 (24.44%) SQL
3 11 (24.44%) Middleware
3 11 (24.44%) Project Management
4 10 (22.22%) Oracle
4 10 (22.22%) Solaris
4 10 (22.22%) Linux
4 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 9 (20.00%) Finance
5 9 (20.00%) Unix
5 9 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
6 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
6 8 (17.78%) Eclipse
6 8 (17.78%) HP
6 8 (17.78%) Degree
7 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
7 7 (15.56%) QA
7 7 (15.56%) Selenium
7 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.56%) Banking
7 7 (15.56%) Spring
7 7 (15.56%) Maven
7 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (15.56%) Hibernate
7 7 (15.56%) Sun Certification
7 7 (15.56%) Sun
7 7 (15.56%) ETL
7 7 (15.56%) J2EE

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 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Force.com
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) PowerPivot
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Eclipse
2 7 (15.56%) JUnit
2 7 (15.56%) Maven
2 7 (15.56%) Selenium
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Developer
3 7 (15.56%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Data Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Access Control Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Report Writer
7 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) SSRS Report Writer
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Unix Support
7 3 (6.67%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) Middleware
2 7 (15.56%) Hibernate
2 7 (15.56%) J2EE
2 7 (15.56%) Spring
3 5 (11.11%) jQuery
3 5 (11.11%) JSP
3 5 (11.11%) Servlets
3 5 (11.11%) Struts
3 5 (11.11%) Web Services
4 3 (6.67%) Ajax
4 3 (6.67%) CSS
4 3 (6.67%) DHTML
4 3 (6.67%) HTML
4 3 (6.67%) REST
4 3 (6.67%) SOAP
4 3 (6.67%) Visualforce
4 3 (6.67%) XML
5 2 (4.44%) RESTful
6 1 (2.22%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Linux
1 10 (22.22%) Solaris
2 9 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Migration
2 11 (24.44%) Project Management
3 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 9 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
5 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) ETL
5 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.89%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.89%) Physical Data Model
7 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (6.67%) SOA
8 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) Java
1 11 (24.44%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) Apex Code
3 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.44%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) Sun Certification
3 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PMP
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
2 6 (13.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) HP
3 7 (15.56%) Sun
4 4 (8.89%) Tableau
5 3 (6.67%) Informatica
5 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Software AG
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