The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 40 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.68% 3.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
Average daily rate
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£110 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-74.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.65 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.40% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
336 242 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 76.54% 70.35% 69.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 178 159
Average daily rate £430 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Average hourly rate £33.75 £16.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.49% -22.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.33 £12.15 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £21.35 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Validation
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) LDAP
1 4 (50.00%) WSDL
1 4 (50.00%) SSL
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) SAML
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) X.509
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) JAX-WS
1 4 (50.00%) Confluence
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) MiFID
3 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) Yeoman

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (50.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LDAP
1 4 (50.00%) SSL
1 4 (50.00%) X.509
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Yeoman
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) WebLogic Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Security Designer
1 4 (50.00%) Designer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Designer
2 3 (37.50%) Compliance Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Customer Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior WebLogic Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Oracle Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) WSDL
1 4 (50.00%) SAML
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
1 4 (50.00%) JAX-WS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) MiFID
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle