Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 - 53
Rank change year-on-year - +53 -3
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 0.72% - 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Warrington median daily rate £391 - £255
10th Percentile £362 - £251
90th Percentile £424 - £332
Cheshire median daily rate £460 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +15.00% +6.67% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £20.63 -

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 Warrington with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 224 388 543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 81.16% 88.58% 87.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 282 422
Warrington median daily rate £400 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £156 £225 £313
90th Percentile £630 £688 £710
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 11
Warrington median hourly rate £12.11 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.30% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £8.38 £9.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £33.20 £33.75 £18.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
% change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.86%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Warrington

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Warrington

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center