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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 37 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.48% 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£135 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.97 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.91% -5.55%
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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 Nottingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
300 237 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 71.77% 72.26% 67.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 97 106
Average daily rate £368 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -66.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.70 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £15.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) Data Validation
2 4 (28.57%) ETL
2 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) XSD
4 2 (14.29%) XSLT
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) WCF
4 2 (14.29%) WPF
4 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (14.29%) MVVM
4 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Data Quality

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP PM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Manager
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Support
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) XML Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Validation Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) XSD
1 2 (14.29%) XSLT
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) WCF
1 2 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) PDA
1 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Data Validation
2 4 (28.57%) ETL
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) MVVM
3 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Data Entry
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) HNC
1 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) GCP
1 1 (7.14%) GxP
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Talend
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft