The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 52 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing Validation 32 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.17% 0.88% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 1.21% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 0
Average daily rate
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£355 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.15 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +21.11%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1131 911 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.63% 72.65% 71.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 483 227
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.23 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 27 (51.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (48.08%) Requirements Management
4 20 (38.46%) Banking
4 20 (38.46%) Migration
5 16 (30.77%) Retail
6 15 (28.85%) Business Analysis
6 15 (28.85%) MS Visio
7 10 (19.23%) Retail Banking
7 10 (19.23%) Data Migration
8 6 (11.54%) Data Management
9 5 (9.62%) Credit Risk
9 5 (9.62%) Data Validation
9 5 (9.62%) E-Learning
9 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
10 4 (7.69%) ETL
10 4 (7.69%) SAP
10 4 (7.69%) Workflow
10 4 (7.69%) Data Governance
10 4 (7.69%) Master Data Management
10 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (5.77%) Analytics
11 3 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (5.77%) QA
11 3 (5.77%) FMCG
11 3 (5.77%) Publishing
11 3 (5.77%) Management Information System

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (5.77%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (28.85%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) SMTP
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.92%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Selenium
1 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.92%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.92%) NCrunch
2 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.92%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.92%) Toad
2 1 (1.92%) JMeter
2 1 (1.92%) NUnit
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
General
1 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 20 (38.46%) Banking
3 16 (30.77%) Retail
4 10 (19.23%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.77%) Publishing
6 1 (1.92%) Electronics
6 1 (1.92%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 38 (73.08%) Analyst
2 28 (53.85%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Data Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Lead Business Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Data Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Trainer
6 3 (5.77%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Payments Business Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) jQuery
2 2 (3.85%) Ajax
2 2 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) WCF
3 1 (1.92%) RESTful
3 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.92%) Kendo UI
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.92%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) E-Learning
1 5 (9.62%) Credit Risk
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) FMCG
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (48.08%) Requirements Management
3 20 (38.46%) Migration
4 15 (28.85%) Business Analysis
5 10 (19.23%) Data Migration
6 6 (11.54%) Data Management
7 5 (9.62%) Data Validation
8 4 (7.69%) Data Governance
8 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) Workflow
8 4 (7.69%) ETL
8 4 (7.69%) Master Data Management
9 3 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (5.77%) Analytics
10 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.85%) Performance Management
10 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.85%) Project Management
10 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) Java
2 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) HND
1 1 (1.92%) ISEB
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
1 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) SAP
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) IBM
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