The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 37 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.63% 1.89% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 2.63% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £475 £430 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +38.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £430 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.35 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -6.66%
Validation
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
356 228 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 74.95% 71.70% 76.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 126 98
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 22
Median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £37.00 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Warwick -4 2 £475 +10.46%
Gaydon +1 1 - -
Validation
West Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Automotive
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) SCADA
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Lean Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) MIMO
4 1 (10.00%) LTE
4 1 (10.00%) Telematics
4 1 (10.00%) SAP MII
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) 2G
1 1 (10.00%) 3G
1 1 (10.00%) 4G
1 1 (10.00%) LTE
1 1 (10.00%) MIMO
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Automotive
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Change Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Change Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Lead
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) EDI
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) SCADA
2 1 (10.00%) Chemistry
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Physics
2 1 (10.00%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (30.00%) Use Case
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP