The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 8 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.77% 5.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
Validation
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44 30 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 83.02% 81.08% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 32
Median daily rate £450 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -6.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £10.30 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Validation across the Bedford region.

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Validation.

1 2 (50.00%) GxP
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (50.00%) GIS
1 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (50.00%) SAP ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) Data Privacy
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Appium
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) CMDB

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 2 (50.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Appium
1 1 (25.00%) Calabash
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Process Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) CMDB
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Data Privacy
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (50.00%) GxP
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) Xamarin