The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 48 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Validation 17 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.46% 0.60% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 0.82% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £476 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £365 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.34% +15.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-19.46% +1.35%
Validation
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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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
509 368 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.66% 73.16% 72.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 208 202
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +83.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 14 £400 - 3
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 14 (38.89%) Migration
4 13 (36.11%) Data Migration
4 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
5 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 11 (30.56%) QA
7 10 (27.78%) Scrum
7 10 (27.78%) SQL
7 10 (27.78%) Data Modelling
8 9 (25.00%) MS Office
8 9 (25.00%) Data Management
9 8 (22.22%) Degree
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (19.44%) Oracle
11 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
11 6 (16.67%) ISEB
11 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (13.89%) Lync
12 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
12 5 (13.89%) Office 365
12 5 (13.89%) Software Deployment
12 5 (13.89%) Finance
12 5 (13.89%) Casewise
12 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
12 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
12 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (13.89%) Use Case
12 5 (13.89%) Data Cleansing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (25.00%) MS Office
3 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.33%) QlikView
4 3 (8.33%) SAP BW
5 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.56%) DB2
5 2 (5.56%) SQLPlus
5 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (8.33%) Selenium
1 3 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) Toad
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) QlikView Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) IT Support
3 3 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 3 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Quality Manager
3 3 (8.33%) QA Manager
4 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Tester
4 2 (5.56%) Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) Java EE
2 1 (2.78%) RESTful
2 1 (2.78%) Ajax
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) PMI
4 2 (5.56%) GIS
4 2 (5.56%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.78%) Life Science
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
2 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) Migration
3 13 (36.11%) Data Migration
4 10 (27.78%) Scrum
4 10 (27.78%) Data Modelling
5 9 (25.00%) Data Management
6 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
6 5 (13.89%) Software Deployment
6 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.89%) Use Case
6 5 (13.89%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (13.89%) Data Mapping
7 4 (11.11%) ETL
7 4 (11.11%) Project Management
7 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.11%) Data Validation
7 4 (11.11%) V-Model
7 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) ISEB
3 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
4 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (8.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) QA
2 5 (13.89%) ISO 9000
2 5 (13.89%) ISO 9001
3 4 (11.11%) GxP
4 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) Casewise
4 4 (11.11%) SAP
5 3 (8.33%) IBM
6 2 (5.56%) Informatica
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
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