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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 41 30
Rank change year-on-year +23 -11  
Contract jobs citing Validation 16 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 5.52% 0.63% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.37% 0.82% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £343 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.89% +10.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -17.72% +12.85%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 251 366 233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 86.55% 76.57% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 223 127
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £296 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 21
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £31.75 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire citing Validation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

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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

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +8 5 £371 -21.84%
Leamington Spa - 4 - -
Validation
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 7 (38.89%) Data Quality
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (27.78%) Data Management
3 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Use Case
4 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Requirements Management
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Assembly Language
4 4 (22.22%) C
4 4 (22.22%) C++
4 4 (22.22%) Business Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) TETRA
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (16.67%) Data Validation
5 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (16.67%) User Stories

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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:

Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) TETRA
2 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Information Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Data Management
2 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Business Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Requirements Management
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) Use Case
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Data Validation
4 3 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
5 2 (11.11%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Assembly Language
1 4 (22.22%) C
1 4 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 26262
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) HP
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP