The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 34 43 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing Validation 6 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.68% 1.09% 4.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 1.29% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 12
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £390 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.25 £30.97
% change year-on-year
-13.29% +39.65%

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
290 309 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 81.01% 84.20% 83.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 251 270
Median daily rate £415 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Validation.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Base SAS
3 4 (44.44%) SAS
3 4 (44.44%) Data Quality
4 3 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (33.33%) Data Validation
4 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL V2
5 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Metadata Management
6 1 (11.11%) Talend
6 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) ETL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Base SAS
2 3 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) SAS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Change Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Change Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Validation
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V2
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Metadata Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Murex
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Talend