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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 26 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs citing Validation 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.99% 0.82% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 1.09% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate
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£303 £343 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% +52.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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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
244 367 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 72.84% 75.36% 67.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 156 76
Average daily rate £400 £333 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £22.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +53.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £17.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XSD
1 3 (27.27%) XSLT
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
1 3 (27.27%) MVVM
1 3 (27.27%) WCF
1 3 (27.27%) WPF
2 2 (18.18%) C
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Validation
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Process Management
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) SAP PM
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP PM
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) XML Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Support
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XSD
1 3 (27.27%) XSLT
1 3 (27.27%) WCF
1 3 (27.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) PDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) MVVM
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Process Management
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Entry
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) HNC
1 1 (9.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GCP
1 1 (9.09%) GxP
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Talend
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