The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 20 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Validation 11 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.60% 2.63% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.16% 3.04% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £340 £320 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £320 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £320 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +44.26%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
213 230 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 89.12% 86.47% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 96 83
Median daily rate £450 £375 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 13
Median hourly rate £13.13 £13.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £7.68 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.00 £27.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Validation.

1 6 (42.86%) Firmware
1 6 (42.86%) Electronics
1 6 (42.86%) Manufacturing
1 6 (42.86%) Feasibility Study
2 3 (21.43%) QA
3 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) ADSL
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) OSPF
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) DSL
4 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) CCNP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Basecamp
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) ADSL
1 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) MPLS
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) BGP
2 1 (7.14%) DSL
2 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
2 1 (7.14%) ISDN
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) LLU
2 1 (7.14%) OSPF
2 1 (7.14%) RIP
2 1 (7.14%) SDH
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) SilkTest
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Electronics
1 6 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Electrical Design Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Electrical Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Design Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Provisioning Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) CSS3
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.14%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Business Development
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Data Validation
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.14%) Web Design
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CCDA
2 1 (7.14%) CCDP
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy
2 1 (7.14%) Saba
2 1 (7.14%) webMethods