The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 58 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Validation 9 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.38% 0.94% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.20% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Median daily rate £450 £420 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +281.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -6.66%
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
498 499 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 76.26% 78.34% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 359 341
Median daily rate £420 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 11
Median hourly rate £38.50 £21.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -44.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +3 6 £450 -11.59% 3
Corsham -1 2 £495 +41.42%
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
2 5 (35.71%) SAS
2 5 (35.71%) Quality Management
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Base SAS
2 5 (35.71%) Data Management
2 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (35.71%) Data Quality
2 5 (35.71%) Metadata Management
2 5 (35.71%) Data Governance
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Life Science
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Management
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Base SAS
1 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Data Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Management Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Writer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (7.14%) Life Science
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
1 5 (35.71%) Data Governance
1 5 (35.71%) Data Management
1 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
1 5 (35.71%) Metadata Management
1 5 (35.71%) Quality Management
1 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Test Management
3 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) GMP
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) BMC
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
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