The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 69 62 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.12% 0.14% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.18% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +15.38%
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
695 563 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.53% 77.12% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 273 321
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £18.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% +94.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Security Hardening
4 1 (12.50%) BPMN
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nessus
1 1 (12.50%) Nmap
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) HP