Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 19 November 2017 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
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 46 46
Rank change year-on-year -13 0 -13
Contract jobs citing Validation 4 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.72% 1.29% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.69% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Derbyshire median daily rate £488 £315 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.76% -1.56% -8.57%
10th Percentile £454 £182 £266
90th Percentile £551 £333 £397
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £318 £275
% change year-on-year +41.73% +15.45% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £70.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +64.71% - -

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 463 415 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 83.57% 76.43% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 253 243
Derbyshire median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £229 £200 £215
90th Percentile £515 £573 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 11
Derbyshire median hourly rate £27.30 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.00% +4.00% +15.39%
10th Percentile £12.93 £8.33 £8.00
90th Percentile £51.18 £42.95 £27.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.35
% change year-on-year +10.71% -14.37% +5.48%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Derbyshire

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Derbyshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Derbyshire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -15 4 £488 +52.94%
Validation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (75.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Data Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

General
1 3 (75.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Data Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP