The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 32 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.05% 1.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate £300 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £31.44 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+33.58% -13.26%
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 Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
236 324 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 82.23% 78.83% 76.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 214 142
Average daily rate £405 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Northampton - 3 £300 - 1
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Maven
4 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (37.50%) Sun
4 3 (37.50%) Sun Certification
4 3 (37.50%) JUnit
4 3 (37.50%) JSP
4 3 (37.50%) Servlets
4 3 (37.50%) Struts
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Hibernate

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
1 3 (37.50%) JSP
1 3 (37.50%) Servlets
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
1 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Sun
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) RedPrairie
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata
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