The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 51 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.61% - 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% - 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
Validation
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
316 158 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 64.75% 53.02% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 84 94
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 30
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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
Tewkesbury - - - -
Filton - - - -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (61.54%) PRINCE2
2 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) RDBMS
2 6 (46.15%) Informatica
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (46.15%) Data Validation
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
2 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
5 3 (23.08%) MS Project Server
5 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Primavera
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) MS Project
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (23.08%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Project
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) PSTN
1 1 (7.69%) 3GPP
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) DVB
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
1 1 (7.69%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (46.15%) RDBMS
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle BI EE
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Avionics
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
1 3 (23.08%) OBIEE Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) RF Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) RF Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) PRINCE2
2 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) Data Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Security
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) V-Model
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
2 1 (7.69%) Tcl
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) HND
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) DO-178B
1 1 (7.69%) DO-160
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
1 6 (46.15%) Informatica
2 3 (23.08%) Primavera
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) HP
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
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