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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 36 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Validation 6 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.42% 2.31% 4.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 3.24% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
Median daily rate £350 £430 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +45.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £430 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £430 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £351 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.14% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £22.35 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
318 247 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 75.36% 71.18% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 127 101
Median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 15
Median hourly rate £21.75 £29.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 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
Warwick -6 5 £350 -18.60%
Gaydon +2 1 - -
Validation
West Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 8 (57.14%) Migration
1 8 (57.14%) Data Migration
2 7 (50.00%) Data Quality
3 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (28.57%) Use Case
4 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Data Mapping
4 4 (28.57%) Data Management
4 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Automotive
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Data Reconciliation
5 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 2 (14.29%) Test Management
6 2 (14.29%) Data Validation
6 2 (14.29%) SCADA
7 1 (7.14%) BPMN
7 1 (7.14%) PowerShell

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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) 2G
1 1 (7.14%) 3G
1 1 (7.14%) 4G
1 1 (7.14%) LTE
1 1 (7.14%) MIMO
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) GIS
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 3 (21.43%) Automotive
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Change Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Data Migration Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Change Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Lead
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
2 2 (14.29%) SCADA
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Chemistry
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Physics
3 1 (7.14%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Data Migration
1 8 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (28.57%) Data Management
2 4 (28.57%) Data Mapping
2 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
2 4 (28.57%) Use Case
2 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Data Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle