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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 36 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Validation 4 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.22% 0.52% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.65% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Median daily rate £420 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £383 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
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
267 306 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 81.16% 79.69% 84.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 247 294
Median daily rate £425 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 15
Median hourly rate £21.50 £39.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.87% +71.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £39.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £122.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) SAS
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Base SAS
2 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
3 2 (28.57%) RIA
3 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V2
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) Metadata Management
4 1 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management

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 3 (42.86%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Base SAS
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Change Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Data Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Management Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Change Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) RIA
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL V2
1 2 (28.57%) Metadata Management
1 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Talend