The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Northamptonshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 34 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Validation 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.42% 0.88% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.30% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £425 £350 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +74.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £30.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.93% -17.56%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
282 154 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 80.11% 67.84% 66.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 91 156
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.08 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.87% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.17 £14.55 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 5 £425 - 1
Wellingborough - - - -
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) CMDB
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MS Project
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) SAS
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) MI Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CMDB
2 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Teradata
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