Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 49 51
Rank change year-on-year -16 +2 -5
Contract jobs citing Validation 6 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.75% 1.53% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.76% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 25
Coventry median daily rate £325 £418 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.16% +28.46% +91.18%
10th Percentile £243 £377 £300
90th Percentile £423 £443 £362
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +3.13% +23.08% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Coventry median hourly rate £26.25 £21.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -40.00% -7.89%
10th Percentile £25.13 £21.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £28.38 £21.00 £37.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.05% -30.00% -

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 684 567 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 85.71% 86.70% 85.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 398 393
Coventry median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +17.04%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £258
90th Percentile £550 £538 £511
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 13
Coventry median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +33.33% -33.32%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.50 £11.08
90th Percentile £30.00 £34.00 £34.15
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -27.91% +19.44% -25.00%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (16.67%) Cyberattack
2 1 (16.67%) SANS
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Case Management
2 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (16.67%) PMO
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (16.67%) ISSEP
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing

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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior PMO
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Cyberattack
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Case Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCSP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) GIAC
1 1 (16.67%) ISSEP
1 1 (16.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle