Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 22 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 > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 61 57
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +6
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.44% 1.61% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.85% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Northamptonshire median daily rate £438 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -20.59% +51.79%
10th Percentile £416 £245 £364
90th Percentile £449 £364 £450
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £318 £275
% change year-on-year +41.73% +15.45% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 577 810 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 83.87% 87.10% 80.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 592 436
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £220 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 12
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.79 £11.75 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% -36.56% +23.47%
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +1.25%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Northamptonshire

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Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Northampton 0 2 £438 +29.63%
Validation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VSAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) VMware