The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 31 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.24% 1.61% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.42% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £425 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
Validation
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 207 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 68.46% 66.77% 65.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 119 101
Median daily rate £350 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £178 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £25.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Loughborough - 1 £425 -
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) CISM
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Access Control Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
1 1 (12.50%) ScanSafe
1 1 (12.50%) Sophos
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec