The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 50 37 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs citing Validation 13 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.77% 2.40% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 3.17% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
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£388 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £37.30 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.87% +6.57%
Validation
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
575 379 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 78.23% 75.95% 68.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 245 315
Average daily rate £438 £400 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 22
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Validation across the Wiltshire region.

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Wiltshire region.

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 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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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
Swindon -6 11 £350 -12.50% 2
Salisbury - 1 £425 -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) SAS
2 10 (50.00%) Base SAS
2 10 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 10 (50.00%) Regression Analysis
2 10 (50.00%) Time Series Analysis
3 9 (45.00%) Financial Modelling
4 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (30.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) SysML
7 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
7 3 (15.00%) MiFID
7 3 (15.00%) UML
7 3 (15.00%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.00%) Bayesian Methods
8 2 (10.00%) Markov Chain
8 2 (10.00%) Military
8 2 (10.00%) System Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (10.00%) Monte Carlo Method
8 2 (10.00%) Reference Data
8 2 (10.00%) Biometrics
8 2 (10.00%) NetBeans
8 2 (10.00%) C++
8 2 (10.00%) Java
8 2 (10.00%) SQL
8 2 (10.00%) MySQL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 10 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (10.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Base SAS
1 10 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (10.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (5.00%) Yeoman
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) SAS Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Customer Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Compliance Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Research Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Biometrics
2 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) Physics
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Regression Analysis
1 10 (50.00%) Time Series Analysis
2 9 (45.00%) Financial Modelling
3 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (30.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) UML
5 3 (15.00%) SysML
5 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
6 2 (10.00%) Monte Carlo Method
6 2 (10.00%) Bayesian Methods
6 2 (10.00%) Markov Chain
6 2 (10.00%) System Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Line Management
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C++
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) MiFID
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) IBM
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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