The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 38 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Validation 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.84% 0.52% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 0.66% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £586 - £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -6.66%
Validation
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
290 151 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 88.96% 79.06% 83.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 109 81
Median daily rate £475 £400 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Median hourly rate £62.50 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warrington region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Validation.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (75.00%) JSON
2 6 (75.00%) E-business
2 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 6 (75.00%) REST
2 6 (75.00%) High Availability
2 6 (75.00%) CSS3
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Camel
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
2 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) JDBC
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) JBoss
2 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (75.00%) SOA
2 6 (75.00%) HTTP
2 6 (75.00%) Middleware

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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 6 (75.00%) Apache
1 6 (75.00%) JBoss
1 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
1 6 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSTest
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Digital Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Digital Technical Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Java Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ETL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SSIS Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (75.00%) Apache Camel
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) CSS3
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) HTML5
1 6 (75.00%) J2EE
1 6 (75.00%) JDBC
1 6 (75.00%) JSON
1 6 (75.00%) Middleware
1 6 (75.00%) REST
1 6 (75.00%) SOAP
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) E-business
2 6 (75.00%) High Availability
2 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 6 (75.00%) SOA
3 5 (62.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle