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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 39 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.52% 0.42% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.61% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £280 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £37.80 £33.63
% change year-on-year
-14.68% +12.41%
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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
286 164 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 75.07% 69.49% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 92 112
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 41
Average hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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
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 21 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Atherstone - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Gaydon - - - -
Validation
West Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
3 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (18.18%) Grunt
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Regular Expression
4 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) LESS
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) Ajax
4 2 (18.18%) Content Management
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (18.18%) Grunt
General
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) Ajax
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
1 2 (18.18%) Regular Expression
1 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (18.18%) LESS
1 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
1 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
2 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm