The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 26 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Validation 10 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.78% 3.58% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 5.82% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
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£430 £295 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.76% -23.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.10 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.74 £38.15 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% +27.16%
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
248 189 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 68.89% 61.56% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 89 90
Average daily rate £340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £465 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 13 9
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +19.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.89 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Validation Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick - 2 £430 -
Alcester - - - -
Nuneaton - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Validation
West Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 10 (58.82%) Automotive
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) Use Case
3 4 (23.53%) Electronics
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) FlexRay
4 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) Process Management
4 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
4 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
4 3 (17.65%) Simulink
4 3 (17.65%) C++
4 3 (17.65%) C
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) IPv4
5 2 (11.76%) IPv6
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma
5 2 (11.76%) 3G
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Simulink
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) TargetLink
3 1 (5.88%) Stateflow
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) FlexRay
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless
2 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
3 2 (11.76%) IPv4
3 2 (11.76%) IPv6
3 2 (11.76%) Internet
3 2 (11.76%) 3G
3 2 (11.76%) 2G
3 2 (11.76%) MIMO
3 2 (11.76%) LTE
3 2 (11.76%) 4G
4 1 (5.88%) Junos
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) CANoe
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (58.82%) Automotive
2 4 (23.53%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) Android SDK
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Telematics
3 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) CAN bus
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Use Case
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
3 3 (17.65%) Process Management
4 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) DMAIC
4 2 (11.76%) Data Validation
4 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Hazard Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) PLM
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C++
1 3 (17.65%) C
1 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
2 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
2 1 (5.88%) JNCIE
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Juniper
2 1 (5.88%) Motorola
2 1 (5.88%) Apple
2 1 (5.88%) Remedy
2 1 (5.88%) MathWorks
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) SAP