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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 49 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Validation 6 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.92% 1.56% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 2.10% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 3
Average daily rate
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£345 £475 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.36% +30.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £336 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £480 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +26.00%
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
507 523 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 77.52% 73.97% 77.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 348 243
Average daily rate £420 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £519 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 11
Average hourly rate £20.19 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.53% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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
Swindon +6 3 £405 -14.84% 2
Corsham - 1 £275 -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) ISEB
3 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) Line Management
4 3 (15.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
4 3 (15.00%) Base SAS
4 3 (15.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (15.00%) SAP ERP
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 3 (15.00%) ERP
4 3 (15.00%) SAS
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) MS Office
5 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) Test Management
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Reference Data
5 2 (10.00%) Time Series Analysis

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 3 (15.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Base SAS
1 3 (15.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) NHS Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Research Manager
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XSL
2 1 (5.00%) XSLT
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.00%) DataPower
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Line Management
3 3 (15.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Test Management
4 2 (10.00%) Regression Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Time Series Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) COBOL
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Basel II
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.00%) COREP
1 1 (5.00%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
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