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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 43 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Validation 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.15% 0.72% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.92% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £450 £528 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.69% +379.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Validation
Wiltshire

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
271 326 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 77.87% 78.74% 82.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 239 276
Median daily rate £396 £408 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% -1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 7
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £30.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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
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 28 July 2016.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Quality Management
2 7 (58.33%) Data Management
2 7 (58.33%) Data Analysis
2 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 7 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (58.33%) Data Modelling
2 7 (58.33%) SAS
2 7 (58.33%) Base SAS
2 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 7 (58.33%) Metadata Management
2 7 (58.33%) Data Governance
2 7 (58.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) RIA
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
4 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) GMP
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) BMC

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 7 (58.33%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Base SAS
1 7 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Consultant
1 7 (58.33%) Data Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Management Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Change Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) RIA
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Data Analysis
1 7 (58.33%) Data Governance
1 7 (58.33%) Data Management
1 7 (58.33%) Data Modelling
1 7 (58.33%) Metadata Management
1 7 (58.33%) Quality Management
1 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) GMP
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) BMC
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) SAP