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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 28 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Validation 9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.73% 2.25% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 3.05% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £259 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £363 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Average hourly rate £30.10 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-16.16% -
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
225 197 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 68.18% 73.78% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 97 93
Average daily rate £360 £333 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £449 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 22 15
Average hourly rate £26.90 £25.75 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -8.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £21.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.47 £33.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Gaydon - - - -
Validation
West Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Automotive
2 5 (45.45%) Use Case
3 3 (27.27%) Electronics
3 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) 4G
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
4 2 (18.18%) IPv4
4 2 (18.18%) IPv6
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
4 2 (18.18%) 3G
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) 2G
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Process Management
4 2 (18.18%) DMAIC
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) LTE

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) 4G
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
2 2 (18.18%) IPv4
2 2 (18.18%) IPv6
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) 3G
2 2 (18.18%) 2G
2 2 (18.18%) LTE
2 2 (18.18%) MIMO
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) NUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (45.45%) Automotive
2 3 (27.27%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) Spring.NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Telematics
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Use Case
2 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Process Management
2 2 (18.18%) DMAIC
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) PLM
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) C++
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Google
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Motorola
1 1 (9.09%) Apple
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm