Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 43 60
Rank change year-on-year -22 +17 -11
Contract jobs citing Validation 4 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.48% 1.88% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 2.31% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
Coventry median daily rate £494 £444 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.20% +16.08% +13.33%
10th Percentile £379 £390 £325
90th Percentile £633 £450 £400
West Midlands median daily rate £394 £415 £376
% change year-on-year -5.12% +10.52% +9.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Coventry median hourly rate - £21.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.00% -17.65%
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +40.48% -40.00% -7.89%

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 702 520 767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 85.09% 81.38% 86.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 353 496
Coventry median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £285 £219 £286
90th Percentile £575 £513 £524
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 26 22
Coventry median hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.62% +23.33% -21.05%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £41.75 £28.00 £38.68
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £20.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year -26.51% +25.76% -26.67%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Coventry over the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 August 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 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Data Science
3 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) CRM Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modeller
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) UML Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Data Science
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com