The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Nottingham 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 37 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.31% 4.92% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 7.32% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £200 £245 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% -43.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £367
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -11.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.15 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+27.16% -18.91%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
234 205 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 71.78% 67.21% 69.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 99 73
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £461 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £19.39 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Validation
Nottinghamshire

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 14 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Groovy
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle