Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Validation
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 55 67
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 -15
Contract jobs citing Validation 11 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.25% 0.82% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.96% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 13
Coventry median daily rate £388 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +18.42% +1.33%
10th Percentile £366 £420 £293
90th Percentile £563 £450 £422
West Midlands median daily rate £383 £400 £367
% change year-on-year -4.38% +9.07% -2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Coventry median hourly rate - £22.50 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.25% -18.24%
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £25.83 £29.50
% change year-on-year +14.21% -12.44% -15.71%

Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 744 624 949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 84.26% 85.01% 89.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 425 660
Coventry median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +5.96%
10th Percentile £281 £250 £300
90th Percentile £588 £540 £541
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 27
Coventry median hourly rate £14.50 £21.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.76% +32.81% -17.95%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.88 £11.40
90th Percentile £40.25 £42.63 £41.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.00 £17.06
% change year-on-year -36.60% +46.54% -14.70%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Coventry

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Validation in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Coventry

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Coventry over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Validation in Coventry

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Data Science
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) PMO
4 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
4 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Billing
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (9.09%) Mule
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Data Lake
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) CRM Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modeller
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Manager
2 2 (18.18%) UML Modeller
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Product Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Product Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Architect
3 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Data Science
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) UML
2 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
2 2 (18.18%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow