The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.52%
Validation
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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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
155 162 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 81.15% 84.82% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 67 46
Median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £106.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Validation.

1 6 (66.67%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) Automotive
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) CCIE
5 1 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
5 1 (11.11%) PLM
5 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) EDI
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Lean Manufacturing
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) CANoe
General
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) SAP Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Lead
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Migration Lead
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Kanban
2 1 (11.11%) Lean Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) PLM
2 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCIE
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco