The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 38 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.83% 1.36% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.82% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £363 £278 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.63% -11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £276 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £280 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Validation
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
296 275 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.22% 74.73% 80.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 191 179
Median daily rate £413 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 33
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) X++
2 2 (40.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Biology
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) API Development
3 1 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) X++
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
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