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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 41 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.78% 1.92% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 2.55% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £363 £285 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.19% +5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.24% -2.01%
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
305 275 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.02% 75.34% 78.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 183 166
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 31
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 £13.85 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 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 6 (60.00%) MySQL
1 6 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 5 (50.00%) Biology
2 5 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Postgraduate
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) Parallel Computing
3 4 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Finance

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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Controller
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 5 (50.00%) Biology
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (10.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (40.00%) Parallel Computing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Validation
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) API Development
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Linear Algebra
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C++
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) X++
5 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PhD
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
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