The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Nottinghamshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 34 47 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing Validation 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.19% 0.86% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.10% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £350 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £239
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
240 363 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 71.43% 78.06% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 162 92
Average daily rate £388 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Validation
East Midlands

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
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 31 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +14 4 £350 -
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSD
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Toad
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
1 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Report Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSD
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Process Management
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Use Case
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
1 1 (16.67%) MVVM
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
1 1 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Talend
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects