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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 40 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.63% 0.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£135 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.97 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.91% -5.55%
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
331 268 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 69.25% 71.28% 62.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 114 124
Average daily rate £360 £318 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.38% -5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £13.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014. 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
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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 +3 2 £135 -
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) SQL
1 6 (40.00%) Data Validation
2 4 (26.67%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) XSD
4 2 (13.33%) XSLT
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
4 2 (13.33%) WPF
4 2 (13.33%) MVVM
4 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP PM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Manager
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) XML Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Validation Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Manager
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Support
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) XSD
1 2 (13.33%) XSLT
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) WCF
1 2 (13.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
1 1 (6.67%) PDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Data Validation
2 4 (26.67%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) MVVM
4 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Entry
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) HNC
1 1 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) GCP
1 1 (6.67%) GxP
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Talend
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft