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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 77 67 83
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing Validation 20 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.29% 1.59% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 2.16% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 11
Average daily rate £300 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £159 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £10.44 £8.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+34.92% -13.10%
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
1205 1064 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 77.79% 73.58% 73.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 606 602
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 59
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.44 £8.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £24.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 10 £280 +101.80% 1
Northamptonshire +7 4 £300 -25.00% 2
Derbyshire -14 3 - - 2
Leicestershire -15 3 £325 +85.71% 3
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 19 (42.22%) Migration
2 16 (35.56%) Project Management
3 14 (31.11%) Finance
3 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
4 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
4 13 (28.89%) Middleware
4 13 (28.89%) Solaris
4 13 (28.89%) Linux
5 11 (24.44%) Unix
5 11 (24.44%) HP
6 10 (22.22%) Issue Tracking
7 8 (17.78%) SQL
8 7 (15.56%) Java
8 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
8 7 (15.56%) Oracle
8 7 (15.56%) Eclipse
8 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
9 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.33%) ETL
9 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
10 5 (11.11%) Degree
11 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
11 4 (8.89%) QA
11 4 (8.89%) Selenium
11 4 (8.89%) Business Development
11 4 (8.89%) jQuery

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Force.com
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Eclipse
2 4 (8.89%) JUnit
2 4 (8.89%) Maven
2 4 (8.89%) Selenium
3 2 (4.44%) LabVIEW
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Legal
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Automotive
4 2 (4.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Project Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Unix Support
6 3 (6.67%) Unix Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Middleware
2 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
2 4 (8.89%) J2EE
2 4 (8.89%) jQuery
2 4 (8.89%) JSP
2 4 (8.89%) Servlets
2 4 (8.89%) Spring
2 4 (8.89%) Struts
3 3 (6.67%) Ajax
3 3 (6.67%) CSS
3 3 (6.67%) DHTML
3 3 (6.67%) HTML
3 3 (6.67%) REST
3 3 (6.67%) SOAP
3 3 (6.67%) Visualforce
3 3 (6.67%) Web Services
3 3 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
1 13 (28.89%) Solaris
2 11 (24.44%) Unix
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Migration
2 16 (35.56%) Project Management
3 10 (22.22%) Issue Tracking
4 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 6 (13.33%) ETL
5 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Business Development
7 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.67%) SOA
8 3 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) Java
2 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) Apex Code
3 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) R
4 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) Sun Certification
5 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.44%) PMP
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) HP
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Sun
4 3 (6.67%) Informatica
4 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.44%) EMC
5 2 (4.44%) ION Trading
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.22%) RedPrairie
6 1 (2.22%) Tableau
6 1 (2.22%) Teradata
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