The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 36 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Validation 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.59% 1.72% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 2.34% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
Average daily rate
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£160 £344 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.45% -1.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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Nottinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
366 214 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 86.12% 73.79% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 79 139
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
Average hourly rate £32.00 £13.31 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.42% -61.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 14 (73.68%) ETL
1 14 (73.68%) Data Validation
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (68.42%) ETL Development
2 13 (68.42%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
4 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) SLA
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) PMP
4 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) Data Security

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Analyst
2 13 (68.42%) Data Analyst
2 13 (68.42%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Senior Data Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) ETL
1 14 (73.68%) Data Validation
2 13 (68.42%) ETL Development
2 13 (68.42%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
4 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.26%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) IBM
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) HP
1 1 (5.26%) VMware