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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 48 37 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs citing Validation 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.37% 0.70% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.16% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £365 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.34% +15.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-19.46% +1.35%
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
344 173 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 67.32% 60.28% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 87 180
Average daily rate £400 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 46
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.53 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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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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
Gloucester - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (30.00%) Informatica
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (30.00%) VLAN
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (30.00%) Data Validation
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) Multicast
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) FTP
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) RTP
3 2 (20.00%) Telnet
3 2 (20.00%) Streaming Video
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) Primavera

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (10.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
1 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (30.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) Multicast
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) FTP
2 2 (20.00%) RTP
2 2 (20.00%) Telnet
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Test Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) OBIEE Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Data Validation
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Informatica
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Primavera
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
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