The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wiltshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 50 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 6 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.89% 1.89% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 2.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 0
Average daily rate
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£110 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-74.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.31%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
494 441 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 73.40% 75.77% 65.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 300 232
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Validation
South West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Swindon -9 4 £110 -74.41%
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (57.14%) Java
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle
1 12 (57.14%) WebLogic
1 12 (57.14%) LDAP
1 12 (57.14%) SSL
1 12 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 12 (57.14%) X.509
1 12 (57.14%) Subversion
1 12 (57.14%) Spring
1 12 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 9 (42.86%) SAML
2 9 (42.86%) JAX-WS
3 8 (38.10%) JIRA
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Scrum
3 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 8 (38.10%) WSDL
3 8 (38.10%) Web Services
3 8 (38.10%) Confluence
4 7 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) Mockito
5 4 (19.05%) jQuery
5 4 (19.05%) XML Schema
5 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
5 4 (19.05%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) UNIX
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
5 4 (19.05%) IIS
5 4 (19.05%) CSS

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 8 (38.10%) Confluence
3 4 (19.05%) IIS
3 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) LDAP
1 12 (57.14%) SSL
1 12 (57.14%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Subversion
1 12 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 8 (38.10%) JIRA
3 4 (19.05%) Mockito
3 4 (19.05%) Maven
3 4 (19.05%) Ant
3 4 (19.05%) JUnit
3 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
4 3 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (14.29%) Gradle
4 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.76%) Yeoman
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) WebLogic Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Security Designer
3 7 (33.33%) Designer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior WebLogic Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Consultant
5 5 (23.81%) Senior Designer
6 4 (19.05%) Analyst
7 3 (14.29%) WebLogic Consultant
7 3 (14.29%) Customer Analyst
7 3 (14.29%) Compliance Analyst
8 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
8 2 (9.52%) Systems Test Engineer
8 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Spring
2 9 (42.86%) SAML
2 9 (42.86%) JAX-WS
3 8 (38.10%) Web Services
3 8 (38.10%) WSDL
4 4 (19.05%) XML Schema
4 4 (19.05%) XML
4 4 (19.05%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) jQuery
5 3 (14.29%) Guice
5 3 (14.29%) Spring MVC
6 1 (4.76%) CSS3
6 1 (4.76%) PowerMock
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) UNIX
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 8 (38.10%) Scrum
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (9.52%) UML
4 2 (9.52%) SysML
4 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
4 2 (9.52%) System Testing
5 1 (4.76%) B2B
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) MiFID
2 2 (9.52%) Solvency II
3 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft