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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 31 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Validation 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.91% 0.35% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 0.45% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Validation
Berkshire

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
275 223 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 87.58% 77.16% 83.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 98 97
Median daily rate £438 £322 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.86% -14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £186 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) JD Edwards
3 2 (18.18%) 3G
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Value-Added Service
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) LTE
3 2 (18.18%) Data Entry
3 2 (18.18%) 4G
3 2 (18.18%) MVNO
4 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm
4 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) Endace
4 1 (9.09%) SANS
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) CEH
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) 3G
1 2 (18.18%) 4G
1 2 (18.18%) LTE
1 2 (18.18%) MVNO
1 2 (18.18%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Master Data Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Data Entry
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Business Development
2 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) SIEM
2 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
2 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
2 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
2 1 (9.09%) Use Case
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) User Stories
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CEH
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SANS
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Endace
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) JD Edwards
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm