Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 51 41
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10 +12
Contract jobs citing Validation 22 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 3.59% 1.27% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 1.67% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
Warwickshire median daily rate £375 £550 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.82% +76.00% -18.83%
10th Percentile £321 £360 £306
90th Percentile £415 £600 £319
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £367 £375
% change year-on-year +9.07% -2.20% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 12
Warwickshire median hourly rate £26.17 £13.63 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.97% -56.65% -28.55%
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.83 £24.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.19% -29.84% -7.41%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 515 657 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 84.15% 76.13% 76.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 426 274
Warwickshire median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -3.45%
10th Percentile £239 £243 £222
90th Percentile £564 £575 £545
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 46
Warwickshire median hourly rate £30.50 £24.00 £27.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.08% -13.15% +53.53%
10th Percentile £17.60 £13.85 £15.75
90th Percentile £34.50 £41.08 £33.88
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Warwickshire

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Warwickshire

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Warwickshire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Rugby - 8 £375 -
Leamington Spa - 5 - -
Warwick +10 2 £371 -32.50% 2
Validation
West Midlands

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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 10 (45.45%) SQL
1 10 (45.45%) HP
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 8 (36.36%) Unix
3 8 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (36.36%) Perl
3 8 (36.36%) Remedy
3 8 (36.36%) AWK
3 8 (36.36%) Korn
3 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
3 8 (36.36%) Comptel
3 8 (36.36%) TimesTen
3 8 (36.36%) sed
3 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 8 (36.36%) Proactive Monitoring
4 7 (31.82%) TETRA
5 5 (22.73%) Automotive
6 4 (18.18%) Assembly Language
6 4 (18.18%) C
6 4 (18.18%) C++
6 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) HTML5
7 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
7 3 (13.64%) jQuery
7 3 (13.64%) Data Validation
7 3 (13.64%) HTML
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.09%) Project Management

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) TETRA
2 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.55%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) TimesTen
2 1 (4.55%) MS Access
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (22.73%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Operational Support Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Operations Support Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.55%) UI/UX Developer
6 1 (4.55%) UX Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) HTML5
1 3 (13.64%) jQuery
2 2 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.55%) Highcharts JS
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) WebKit
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) Infotainment
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
1 8 (36.36%) Proactive Monitoring
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Data Validation
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Data Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) SysML
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) AWK
2 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 8 (36.36%) Korn
2 8 (36.36%) Perl
2 8 (36.36%) sed
3 4 (18.18%) Assembly Language
3 4 (18.18%) C
3 4 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 26262
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) HP
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 8 (36.36%) Comptel
3 8 (36.36%) Remedy
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) DevExpress
5 1 (4.55%) Tableau