The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 39 30 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing Validation 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.81% 1.99% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 3.33% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£365 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.68% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £41.50 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.31%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
269 150 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 61.00% 59.76% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 89 198
Average daily rate £390 £368 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £19.95 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.96% -43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.85 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Validation
South West

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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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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
Cheltenham - 5 £365 - 1
Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Avionics
2 4 (33.33%) DO-178B
2 4 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Informatica
3 3 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (25.00%) Data Validation
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Tcl
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (8.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) PSTN
1 1 (8.33%) 3GPP
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) DVB
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
1 1 (8.33%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Avionics
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (8.33%) Military
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Informatica Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Manager
3 1 (8.33%) RF Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) RF Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (8.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Data Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) V-Model
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (8.33%) Tcl
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) HND
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) DO-178B
2 1 (8.33%) DO-160
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (8.33%) Primavera
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
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