The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 92 118 105
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -13
Contract jobs citing Validation 54 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.73% 0.96% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.23% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £280 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £172 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 7
Average hourly rate £38.75 £33.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.54% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.55 £29.85 £31.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.14 £36.65 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2362 2436 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.73% 77.65% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1457 874
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 150 124
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.54 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Validation across the East of England region.

Validation Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the East of England region.

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Validation
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Validation Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Validation
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Hertfordshire +14 19 £310 -17.33% 6
Cambridgeshire -2 12 £350 +64.70% 2
Essex -3 9 £400 - 1
Bedfordshire +15 5 £340 +21.42%
Suffolk - 5 £475 - 1
Norfolk +13 3 £338 +25.00% 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 31 (30.39%) SQL
2 21 (20.59%) SAP
3 18 (17.65%) Oracle
4 17 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (14.71%) Data Modelling
5 15 (14.71%) ETL
6 14 (13.73%) Data Validation
6 14 (13.73%) Data Extraction
6 14 (13.73%) Relational Database
7 13 (12.75%) Data Transformation
7 13 (12.75%) Unit Testing
7 13 (12.75%) Migration
8 12 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
9 11 (10.78%) Data Migration
9 11 (10.78%) JavaScript
9 11 (10.78%) Windows
9 11 (10.78%) Finance
9 11 (10.78%) Oracle Database
10 10 (9.80%) Data Quality
10 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (9.80%) Informatica
10 10 (9.80%) PowerCenter
10 10 (9.80%) CSS
10 10 (9.80%) HTML
10 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
10 10 (9.80%) Dimensional Modelling
10 10 (9.80%) Test Scripting
10 10 (9.80%) Marketing
11 9 (8.82%) Data Mart

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (7.84%) SAS
2 5 (4.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.98%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.98%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) JBoss
3 1 (0.98%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) MS Office
2 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.94%) Simulink
4 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.98%) Maximo
2 1 (0.98%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) DHCP
1 2 (1.96%) SNMP
1 2 (1.96%) DNS
1 2 (1.96%) 3G
1 2 (1.96%) Firewall
1 2 (1.96%) 2G
1 2 (1.96%) IP Telephony
1 2 (1.96%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (1.96%) 4G
1 2 (1.96%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.98%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) Relational Database
2 12 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (10.78%) Oracle Database
4 10 (9.80%) PowerCenter
5 9 (8.82%) Data Mart
5 9 (8.82%) RDBMS
6 8 (7.84%) SAP HANA
7 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.96%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.98%) OLAP
11 1 (0.98%) MS Access
11 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.98%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) ERwin
2 6 (5.88%) SoapUI
3 5 (4.90%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.90%) Ant
3 5 (4.90%) Axure RP
4 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.94%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.96%) JIRA
6 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.98%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.98%) VectorCAST
General
1 11 (10.78%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Marketing
3 6 (5.88%) Electronics
4 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.96%) Banking
6 2 (1.96%) French Language
6 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.98%) Avionics
7 1 (0.98%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.98%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 37 (36.27%) Analyst
2 21 (20.59%) Developer
3 18 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 12 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) Informatica Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Architect
7 6 (5.88%) Data Architect
7 6 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) UX Designer
8 5 (4.90%) Designer
8 5 (4.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.92%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (3.92%) SAP Business Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.80%) HTML
1 10 (9.80%) CSS
2 8 (7.84%) .NET
2 8 (7.84%) Web Services
3 7 (6.86%) XML
4 6 (5.88%) SOAP
5 5 (4.90%) TopLink
5 5 (4.90%) Ajax
5 5 (4.90%) jQuery
5 5 (4.90%) JAX-WS
5 5 (4.90%) HTML5
5 5 (4.90%) XHTML
5 5 (4.90%) J2EE
5 5 (4.90%) JAX-RS
5 5 (4.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (4.90%) EclipseLink
6 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.98%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.98%) Middleware
6 1 (0.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Data Extraction
2 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.90%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.90%) User Experience
4 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.94%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.96%) GIS
6 2 (1.96%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.96%) NHS
6 2 (1.96%) e-Health
6 2 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.98%) VHDL
7 1 (0.98%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.78%) Windows
2 7 (6.86%) Linux
3 5 (4.90%) Solaris
3 5 (4.90%) UNIX
4 2 (1.96%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.98%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.71%) Data Modelling
2 15 (14.71%) ETL
3 14 (13.73%) Data Validation
4 13 (12.75%) Unit Testing
4 13 (12.75%) Migration
4 13 (12.75%) Data Transformation
5 12 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
6 11 (10.78%) Data Migration
7 10 (9.80%) Dimensional Modelling
7 10 (9.80%) Test Scripting
8 9 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (8.82%) Analytics
9 8 (7.84%) Use Case
10 7 (6.86%) Scrum
10 7 (6.86%) ITIL
11 6 (5.88%) OO
11 6 (5.88%) Change Management
11 6 (5.88%) TDD
11 6 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.39%) SQL
2 11 (10.78%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.84%) C++
4 6 (5.88%) Java
4 6 (5.88%) C
4 6 (5.88%) VB
5 4 (3.92%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.92%) C#
5 4 (3.92%) Python
6 3 (2.94%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.98%) Ada
8 1 (0.98%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.88%) Degree
1 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.92%) ISEB
3 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) HNC
4 2 (1.96%) HND
4 2 (1.96%) IIBA
5 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.92%) IEC 61508
3 3 (2.94%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.94%) QA
4 2 (1.96%) SLA
4 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.98%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.98%) DO-254
5 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.98%) JTAG
5 1 (0.98%) GCP
5 1 (0.98%) GMP
5 1 (0.98%) GLP
5 1 (0.98%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Firmware
2 1 (0.98%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (20.59%) SAP
2 18 (17.65%) Oracle
3 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.80%) Informatica
4 6 (5.88%) IBM
5 2 (1.96%) Cisco
5 2 (1.96%) CA
5 2 (1.96%) NetIQ
5 2 (1.96%) Verint
6 1 (0.98%) ESRI
6 1 (0.98%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.98%) Google
6 1 (0.98%) Huawei
6 1 (0.98%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (0.98%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.98%) webMethods
6 1 (0.98%) HP
6 1 (0.98%) EMC
6 1 (0.98%) Nortel
6 1 (0.98%) Citrix
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