The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 1 August 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 South Wales 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 53 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Validation 10 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.67% 0.47% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 0.66% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate
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£364 - £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
443 304 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.83% 71.03% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 198 197
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 5
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.22% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.85 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £19.35 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Validation
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Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Validation
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Cardiff - 10 £364 - 4
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Validation
Wales

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Migration
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) MS Office
5 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
5 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
5 4 (23.53%) Teradata
5 4 (23.53%) Casewise
5 4 (23.53%) Lync
5 4 (23.53%) Data Mapping
5 4 (23.53%) Office 365
6 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
7 2 (11.76%) Cognos
7 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
7 2 (11.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (23.53%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
1 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (11.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
General
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Data Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Cognos Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Business Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Cognos BI Developer
4 2 (11.76%) TM1 Developer
4 2 (11.76%) TM1 Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modeller
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
1 1 (5.88%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
1 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Data Mapping
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Teradata
2 4 (23.53%) Casewise
3 2 (11.76%) Cognos
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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