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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 43 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Validation 17 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.61% 2.16% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.91% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 10
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£400 £313 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +22.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £275 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £360 £316
% change year-on-year
-0.69% +13.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-16.16% -
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
501 378 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 76.96% 74.26% 72.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 255 333
Average daily rate £470 £388 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% -4.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £539 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 15
Average hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +21.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 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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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
Swindon -3 15 £450 -2.70% 1
Salisbury +5 1 £350 +27.27%
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 13 (48.15%) Base SAS
2 13 (48.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 13 (48.15%) SAS
2 13 (48.15%) Regression Analysis
2 13 (48.15%) Time Series Analysis
3 11 (40.74%) Financial Modelling
4 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (29.63%) Statistical Modelling
6 6 (22.22%) Degree
7 3 (11.11%) Reference Data
7 3 (11.11%) SAP ERP
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.11%) ERP
7 3 (11.11%) SAP
7 3 (11.11%) Java
7 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
7 3 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (7.41%) Bayesian Methods
8 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
8 2 (7.41%) Monte Carlo Method
8 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (7.41%) Markov Chain
8 2 (7.41%) Line Management
8 2 (7.41%) C++
8 2 (7.41%) SQL
8 2 (7.41%) MySQL
8 2 (7.41%) Biometrics
8 2 (7.41%) Project Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (48.15%) SAS
2 2 (7.41%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) Base SAS
1 13 (48.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) NetBeans
2 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Military
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Programme Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Research Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Programmer
4 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (3.70%) Python Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Python Programmer
4 1 (3.70%) Research Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Reference Data
2 2 (7.41%) Biometrics
2 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.41%) Physics
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Time Series Analysis
1 13 (48.15%) Regression Analysis
2 11 (40.74%) Financial Modelling
3 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (29.63%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 3 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (11.11%) ERP
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Test Management
6 2 (7.41%) Bayesian Methods
6 2 (7.41%) Markov Chain
6 2 (7.41%) Line Management
6 2 (7.41%) Monte Carlo Method
6 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) C++
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) COBOL
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) SAP
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Splunk
2 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
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