Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 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 > Warwickshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 50 40
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10 +4
Contract jobs citing Validation 13 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 2.27% 0.97% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 1.20% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Warwickshire median daily rate £375 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £323 £274 £298
90th Percentile £458 £378 £390
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +25.00% -1.54% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 10
Warwickshire median hourly rate £25.00 £13.63 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.42% -56.65% +4.80%
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £28.56 £28.28
% change year-on-year -12.45% +0.97% -6.36%

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 485 585 504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 84.64% 81.48% 81.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 373 269
Warwickshire median daily rate £390 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £251 £251 £260
90th Percentile £550 £543 £563
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 39
Warwickshire median hourly rate £27.25 £24.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.10% +17.86% -19.23%
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.38 £15.85
90th Percentile £34.18 £34.53 £31.44
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -11.11%

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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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Validation in Warwickshire

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Validation in Warwickshire

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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 25 February 2018. 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
Warwick +14 5 - - 13
Rugby - 3 £350 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £475 - 1
Validation
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) HP
1 4 (30.77%) Automotive
1 4 (30.77%) jQuery
1 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 3 (23.08%) TimesTen
2 3 (23.08%) sed
2 3 (23.08%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) AWK
2 3 (23.08%) Ajax
2 3 (23.08%) Korn
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Comptel
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Remedy
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 4G
1 1 (7.69%) 5G
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.69%) Skype
1 1 (7.69%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) TimesTen
General
1 4 (30.77%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Operational Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) HTML5
1 4 (30.77%) jQuery
2 3 (23.08%) Ajax
3 2 (15.38%) JSON
3 2 (15.38%) WebKit
3 2 (15.38%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Infotainment
3 1 (7.69%) Robotics
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
1 3 (23.08%) Proactive Monitoring
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Business Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
2 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
2 2 (15.38%) Time Management
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
3 1 (7.69%) Telematics
3 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) AWK
1 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (23.08%) Korn
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
1 3 (23.08%) sed
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP ALM
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Comptel
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft