The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 41 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 6 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.19% 2.11% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 2.52% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
Median daily rate £231 £160 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.53% -52.59%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Validation
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
432 397 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 85.88% 83.93% 73.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 240 103
Median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 17
Median hourly rate £15.13 £13.00 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.34% -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £13.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £50.00 £20.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham 0 6 £231 +54.16%
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 10 (62.50%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) QA
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Solaris
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) HP
2 7 (43.75%) Middleware
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Issue Tracking
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Unix
4 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
5 4 (25.00%) PowerPivot
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (25.00%) Tableau
6 3 (18.75%) SaaS
6 3 (18.75%) REST
6 3 (18.75%) Force.com
6 3 (18.75%) Visualforce
6 3 (18.75%) Apex Code
6 3 (18.75%) DHTML
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Force.com
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) PowerPivot
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Architect
1 3 (18.75%) Report Writer
1 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com Architect
1 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (18.75%) SSRS Report Writer
1 3 (18.75%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Integration Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) Ajax
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) DHTML
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) REST
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
2 3 (18.75%) Visualforce
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) XML
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Solaris
2 6 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Issue Tracking
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Apex Code
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
2 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Tableau
3 3 (18.75%) Informatica
3 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Software AG