The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 44 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Validation 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.02% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 0.65% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £280 £139 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.80% -30.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+34.92% -13.10%
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
402 307 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 81.05% 74.33% 73.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 131 116
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 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -5 10 £280 +101.80% 1
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 16 (76.19%) Migration
2 13 (61.90%) Middleware
2 13 (61.90%) Solaris
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
3 12 (57.14%) Project Management
4 11 (52.38%) Unix
4 11 (52.38%) HP
5 10 (47.62%) Issue Tracking
5 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
6 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (14.29%) Informatica
8 3 (14.29%) SOA
8 3 (14.29%) ETL
8 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
8 3 (14.29%) DHTML
8 3 (14.29%) HTML
8 3 (14.29%) Java
8 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) CSS
8 3 (14.29%) SOAP
8 3 (14.29%) Web Services
8 3 (14.29%) XML
8 3 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
8 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (14.29%) Ajax

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Force.com
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) GSM
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.52%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (9.52%) Automotive
1 2 (9.52%) Electronics
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Unix Support
3 3 (14.29%) Unix Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) Middleware
2 3 (14.29%) Ajax
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) DHTML
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) REST
2 3 (14.29%) SOAP
2 3 (14.29%) Visualforce
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
1 13 (61.90%) Solaris
2 11 (52.38%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Migration
2 12 (57.14%) Project Management
3 10 (47.62%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) ETL
5 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (14.29%) SOA
5 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 3 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) System Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Test Management
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Apex Code
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Informatica
2 3 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (9.52%) EMC
3 2 (9.52%) ION Trading
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat