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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 44 54 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs citing Validation 11 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.92% 1.65% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.18% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
Median daily rate £310 £405 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.45% +268.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.51% -3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
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
471 596 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 82.20% 75.73% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 399 355
Median daily rate £385 £401 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.99% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +51.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Corsham - 6 £300 - 1
Swindon +3 4 £388 -4.32% 1
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 6 (30.00%) JSP 440
4 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Base SAS
5 4 (20.00%) Data Management
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) MS Office
5 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (20.00%) SAS
5 4 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (20.00%) Data Governance
5 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
5 4 (20.00%) Metadata Management
6 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL V2
6 2 (10.00%) Banking
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) Windows
6 2 (10.00%) RIA
6 2 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (5.00%) Life Science

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 4 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Base SAS
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Coordinator
1 6 (30.00%) Project Coordinator
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Data Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Management Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Change Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) RIA
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.00%) Life Science
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 4 (20.00%) Data Management
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) Metadata Management
3 4 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL V2
5 1 (5.00%) BDD
5 1 (5.00%) Business Development
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) JSP 440
2 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.00%) GMP
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) BMC
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) SAP