The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 49 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 8 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.47% 1.97% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 2.41% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 8
Median daily rate £356 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £344 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Validation
UK

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
418 665 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.70% 81.90% 79.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 449 417
Median daily rate £388 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 10
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.13% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -4 8 £356 -16.17% 3
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for Validation.

1 16 (45.71%) Migration
2 15 (42.86%) Service Management
3 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (34.29%) CMDB
5 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
5 11 (31.43%) MS Office
5 11 (31.43%) ITIL
6 8 (22.86%) Change Management
6 8 (22.86%) ITIL V3
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle
8 6 (17.14%) SQL
8 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
8 6 (17.14%) Release Management
8 6 (17.14%) QA
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (14.29%) Data Quality
9 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
9 5 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (14.29%) Workflow
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (14.29%) Windows
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 5 (14.29%) ITSM
10 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
10 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
10 4 (11.43%) HP
10 4 (11.43%) XML

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (11.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
1 11 (31.43%) MS Office
2 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (5.71%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) HP UFT
1 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.71%) Banking
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Change Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Release Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) DBA
5 4 (11.43%) Change and Release Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Knowledge Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Deployment Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) HPUX Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) CMDB
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) HPUX
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Migration
2 15 (42.86%) Service Management
3 11 (31.43%) ITIL
4 8 (22.86%) Change Management
4 8 (22.86%) ITIL V3
5 6 (17.14%) Release Management
6 5 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 5 (14.29%) ITSM
6 5 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (14.29%) Workflow
7 4 (11.43%) Data Flow Diagram
7 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
7 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.71%) ERP
9 2 (5.71%) Project Management
9 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
2 5 (14.29%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.71%) BMC Marimba
2 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) BMC
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) InterSystems
4 2 (5.71%) Remedy
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.71%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
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