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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 38 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Validation 8 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.33% 0.80% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 0.98% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Median daily rate £420 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £458 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +31.99%

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
288 306 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 83.72% 81.38% 82.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 231 257
Median daily rate £413 £375 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Median hourly rate £33.75 £10.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £10.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £80.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 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 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Base SAS
3 5 (45.45%) Data Validation
3 5 (45.45%) Data Integration
3 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) SAS
3 5 (45.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (45.45%) Data Quality
4 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V2
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle

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 5 (45.45%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Base SAS
1 5 (45.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) SAS Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Change Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Change Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Data Integration
1 5 (45.45%) Data Validation
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V2
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
3 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (18.18%) QA
3 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Murex
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Talend