The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 68 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing Validation 43 51 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.15% 2.00% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 2.57% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 27
Median daily rate £340 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £43.28 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+260.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
Validation
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1592 1981 1948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.72% 77.72% 73.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 1055 1030
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 93 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -2 17 £250 +72.41% 3
Bracknell +6 10 £333 +3.90%
Slough +7 3 £438 +15.89% 1
Newbury +10 2 - - 1
Maidenhead +2 1 - - 1
Windsor - 1 £463 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £475 - 1
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 27 (28.13%) SQL
2 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 16 (16.67%) Back Office
3 16 (16.67%) Migration
3 16 (16.67%) Finance
3 16 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 15 (15.63%) Capacity Management
4 15 (15.63%) People Management
4 15 (15.63%) Data Analysis
4 15 (15.63%) Statistics
4 15 (15.63%) Fault Management
4 15 (15.63%) Front Office
4 15 (15.63%) Configuration Management
4 15 (15.63%) SAP
4 15 (15.63%) ETL
5 13 (13.54%) Data Extraction
6 11 (11.46%) Data Cleansing
6 11 (11.46%) ERP
6 11 (11.46%) MS Office
6 11 (11.46%) Data Quality
7 10 (10.42%) SAP Data Services
7 10 (10.42%) Data Migration
7 10 (10.42%) Data Conversion
7 10 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (10.42%) French Language
7 10 (10.42%) German Language
7 10 (10.42%) LSMW
8 9 (9.38%) Huawei
8 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (4.17%) CMS
2 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.04%) Apache
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.04%) Confluence
4 1 (1.04%) GemFire
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.46%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) SAP FI
2 3 (3.13%) SAP APO
3 1 (1.04%) HFM
3 1 (1.04%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.04%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.04%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.04%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.04%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Basecamp
1 1 (1.04%) CallidusCloud
1 1 (1.04%) GitHub
1 1 (1.04%) PaaS
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
1 1 (1.04%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) LDAP
1 3 (3.13%) MPLS
1 3 (3.13%) VoIP
1 3 (3.13%) VPN
2 2 (2.08%) BGP
2 2 (2.08%) DOCSIS
2 2 (2.08%) OSPF
2 2 (2.08%) RIP
2 2 (2.08%) SNMP
2 2 (2.08%) SSH
2 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.08%) Telnet
2 2 (2.08%) VoLTE
3 1 (1.04%) ADSL
3 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.04%) GGSN
3 1 (1.04%) ISDN
3 1 (1.04%) LLU
3 1 (1.04%) SS7
3 1 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.42%) SAP Data Services
3 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.17%) MS Access
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.13%) Power BI
7 2 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.04%) Big Data
8 1 (1.04%) Essbase
8 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.04%) HBase
8 1 (1.04%) OLTP
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) LSMW
2 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.13%) Subversion
4 2 (2.08%) JMeter
4 2 (2.08%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.04%) Gradle
5 1 (1.04%) JIRA
5 1 (1.04%) JUnit
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.04%) SilkTest
5 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (16.67%) Back Office
1 16 (16.67%) Finance
2 15 (15.63%) Front Office
3 10 (10.42%) French Language
3 10 (10.42%) German Language
4 8 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 8 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (6.25%) Electronics
6 4 (4.17%) Billing
6 4 (4.17%) Marketing
6 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.08%) Games
7 2 (2.08%) Legal
8 1 (1.04%) Arabic Language
8 1 (1.04%) Banking
8 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (13.54%) Consultant
2 11 (11.46%) Analyst
3 10 (10.42%) Data Consultant
3 10 (10.42%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (10.42%) SAP Data Consultant
4 9 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Auditor
6 7 (7.29%) Migration Consultant
6 7 (7.29%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.25%) Data Migration Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) Electrical Design Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Electrical Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) SAP Migration Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 4 (4.17%) Migration Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Tester
8 4 (4.17%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) BAPI
2 5 (5.21%) JSON
3 4 (4.17%) Spring
4 3 (3.13%) CSS
4 3 (3.13%) HTML
4 3 (3.13%) Kafka
4 3 (3.13%) RESTful
4 3 (3.13%) SOAP
4 3 (3.13%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.08%) CSS3
5 2 (2.08%) ELK Stack
5 2 (2.08%) HTML5
5 2 (2.08%) J2EE
5 2 (2.08%) jQuery
5 2 (2.08%) REST
5 2 (2.08%) Silverlight
5 2 (2.08%) Velocity
6 1 (1.04%) Ajax
6 1 (1.04%) Java EE
6 1 (1.04%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Statistics
2 13 (13.54%) Data Extraction
3 10 (10.42%) Data Conversion
4 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.17%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.13%) AS400
6 3 (3.13%) Data Integration
6 3 (3.13%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.08%) Digital TV
7 2 (2.08%) IPTV
7 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.08%) MPEG
7 2 (2.08%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.08%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.04%) FMCG
8 1 (1.04%) Life Science
8 1 (1.04%) PMI
8 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.33%) Linux
2 6 (6.25%) Unix
2 6 (6.25%) Windows
3 5 (5.21%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.17%) AIX
4 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.04%) Solaris
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.67%) Functional Testing
1 16 (16.67%) Migration
2 15 (15.63%) Capacity Management
2 15 (15.63%) Configuration Management
2 15 (15.63%) Data Analysis
2 15 (15.63%) ETL
2 15 (15.63%) Fault Management
2 15 (15.63%) People Management
3 11 (11.46%) Data Cleansing
3 11 (11.46%) ERP
4 10 (10.42%) Data Migration
4 10 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (8.33%) SDLC
6 7 (7.29%) Project Management
7 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.25%) CRM
7 6 (6.25%) Data Mapping
7 6 (6.25%) Feasibility Study
7 6 (6.25%) ITIL
7 6 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.13%) SQL
2 7 (7.29%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.17%) Java
4 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.04%) C
5 1 (1.04%) Scala
5 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) Degree
2 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) ISEB
4 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.04%) HNC
5 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) Data Quality
2 8 (8.33%) QA
3 5 (5.21%) GxP
4 4 (4.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) Firmware
2 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) SCCM
2 4 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (4.17%) SCOM
2 4 (4.17%) WSUS
3 2 (2.08%) Kibana
3 2 (2.08%) logstash
4 1 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (15.63%) SAP
2 9 (9.38%) Huawei
3 7 (7.29%) EMC
3 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle
4 5 (5.21%) VMware
5 4 (4.17%) Citrix
6 3 (3.13%) Cisco
6 3 (3.13%) Ericsson
6 3 (3.13%) IBM
6 3 (3.13%) NetSuite
6 3 (3.13%) Siebel
7 2 (2.08%) Adobe
7 2 (2.08%) Apple
7 2 (2.08%) Callidus
7 2 (2.08%) HP
7 2 (2.08%) Tektronix
8 1 (1.04%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.04%) Remedy
8 1 (1.04%) webMethods
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