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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 41 65 49
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -16
Contract jobs citing Validation 22 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.29% 0.43% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 0.55% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 10
Median daily rate £415 £488 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.87% +3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £458 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £518 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +31.99%

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
546 547 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 81.61% 79.28% 81.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 402 395
Median daily rate £400 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £252 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 12
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £10.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £44.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +7 8 £420 -13.84% 2
Salisbury - 5 £495 -
Corsham - 3 £240 -
Chippenham - 1 £313 -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 21 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 19 (48.72%) Finance
3 18 (46.15%) Project Management
4 16 (41.03%) SC Cleared
5 15 (38.46%) Migration
6 14 (35.90%) Telecoms
7 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 9 (23.08%) JSP 440
7 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
9 7 (17.95%) Programme Management
9 7 (17.95%) Performance Management
9 7 (17.95%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (17.95%) Requirements Management
9 7 (17.95%) Project Planning
9 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
9 7 (17.95%) MS Project
9 7 (17.95%) MS Office
9 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
9 7 (17.95%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (17.95%) Office 365
10 6 (15.38%) Banking
11 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
11 5 (12.82%) Degree
11 5 (12.82%) Marketing
11 5 (12.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (12.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 5 (12.82%) Base SAS
11 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
11 5 (12.82%) Physics

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 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
1 7 (17.95%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (12.82%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Office
1 7 (17.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Base SAS
1 5 (12.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 14 (35.90%) Telecoms
3 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
4 6 (15.38%) Banking
5 5 (12.82%) Electronics
5 5 (12.82%) Marketing
6 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Coordinator
1 16 (41.03%) Project Coordinator
2 6 (15.38%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) SAS Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Designer
5 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Change Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Change Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Programme Office Support
6 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) CSS
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) HTML5
1 1 (2.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Project Management
2 15 (38.46%) Migration
3 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 7 (17.95%) Performance Management
4 7 (17.95%) Portfolio Management
4 7 (17.95%) Programme Management
4 7 (17.95%) Project Planning
4 7 (17.95%) Requirements Management
5 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.82%) Data Integration
5 5 (12.82%) Data Validation
5 5 (12.82%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
5 5 (12.82%) Physics
5 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.13%) ERP
6 2 (5.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 16 (41.03%) SC Cleared
3 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
4 5 (12.82%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) JSP 440
2 5 (12.82%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) SAP
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Talend
3 1 (2.56%) Murex