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 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
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 34 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.56% 2.88% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 3.50% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £288 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
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 Warwickshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
279 257 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 78.81% 82.37% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 140 130
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 47
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.84 £13.03 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.74 £24.00 £31.44
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 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
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 25 February 2017. 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 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 0 2 £288 -28.12%
Validation
West Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Data Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
4 2 (28.57%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) DataStage
4 2 (28.57%) QualityStage
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Logistics
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Automotive

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 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) DataStage
2 2 (28.57%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (28.57%) QualityStage
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) GIS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Information Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SSIS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Contract Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle