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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 39 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Validation 8 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.00% 0.32% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 0.44% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate
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£151 £200 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £200 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £200 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £355 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +12.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.15 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +21.11%
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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
313 228 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 78.05% 73.08% 65.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 100 98
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £690 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -44.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.40 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.45 £48.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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 5 (55.56%) ETL
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (55.56%) Data Validation
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) PMP
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Finance

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Data Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ETL
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Data Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) VMware