The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 56 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Validation 10 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.35% 1.83% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.25% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 9
Median daily rate £510 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.80% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £332 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £65.00 £40.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.50% -14.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
Validation
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
600 666 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.86% 81.32% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 505 558
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 26
Median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £46.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £16.50 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £53.00 £50.00
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 Bristol

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

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

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Validation
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

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

Validation Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Validation.

1 10 (26.32%) MS Office
2 8 (21.05%) Aerospace
2 8 (21.05%) PLM
2 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 7 (18.42%) Requirements Management
3 7 (18.42%) C
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
5 5 (13.16%) PTC
5 5 (13.16%) Teamcenter
5 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
5 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Line Management
6 4 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (10.53%) VBA
6 4 (10.53%) C++
6 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (10.53%) Information Security
6 4 (10.53%) Degree
6 4 (10.53%) Change Management
7 3 (7.89%) Finance
7 3 (7.89%) Service Management
7 3 (7.89%) CATIA
7 3 (7.89%) Migration
7 3 (7.89%) CISM

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Office
2 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.89%) CATIA
3 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.89%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (5.26%) Simulink
4 2 (5.26%) Windchill
5 1 (2.63%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Teamcenter
2 2 (5.26%) ENOVIA
3 1 (2.63%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) DHCP
3 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) RS-232
3 2 (5.26%) RS-422
3 2 (5.26%) RTP
3 2 (5.26%) SNMP
3 2 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (5.26%) VLAN
3 2 (5.26%) VoIP
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) Junos
4 1 (2.63%) Network Security
4 1 (2.63%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (21.05%) Aerospace
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Finance
4 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.63%) Military
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Architect
2 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Administrator
3 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
3 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Consultant
3 3 (7.89%) Developer
3 3 (7.89%) DOORS Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Environment Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Information Security Advisor
4 2 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Product Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Products Support Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Security Advisor
4 2 (5.26%) Security Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.63%) Angular 2
2 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) PyQt
2 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) CESG
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.63%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Physics
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
1 2 (5.26%) Unix
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
1 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Solaris
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) PLM
2 7 (18.42%) Requirements Management
3 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Change Management
5 4 (10.53%) Information Security
5 4 (10.53%) Line Management
5 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) CAD
6 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.26%) OOP
7 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Test Management
7 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) C
2 4 (10.53%) C++
2 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.53%) VBA
3 3 (7.89%) MATLAB
3 3 (7.89%) Perl
4 2 (5.26%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Ada
5 1 (2.63%) Fortran
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) CISM
3 3 (7.89%) CISSP
4 2 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (5.26%) CISA
5 1 (2.63%) CLAS
5 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ARP4754
1 3 (7.89%) ARP4761
1 3 (7.89%) DO-160
1 3 (7.89%) DO-254
2 2 (5.26%) GxP
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.63%) Nessus
1 1 (2.63%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) PTC
3 3 (7.89%) IBM
3 3 (7.89%) Remedy
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) MathWorks
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Siemens
5 1 (2.63%) Juniper
5 1 (2.63%) Qualys
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) Sun