The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 60 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Validation 8 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.96% 0.92% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.23% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£213 £324 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
552 569 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 66.51% 74.67% 62.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 250 211
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 29 98
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -9 5 £275 +5.76% 8
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 6 (30.00%) Electronics
2 4 (20.00%) Document Management
2 4 (20.00%) Adobe
2 4 (20.00%) Acrobat
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Data Validation
3 3 (15.00%) Qt
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Time Management
3 3 (15.00%) GoogleTest
3 3 (15.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (15.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) SLA
3 3 (15.00%) EMC
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) STL
3 3 (15.00%) UML
3 3 (15.00%) GSM
3 3 (15.00%) LabVIEW
3 3 (15.00%) SolidWorks
3 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Google
3 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) CAD
4 2 (10.00%) Bluetooth
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (5.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) GSM
2 2 (10.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (5.00%) SMS
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) TETRA
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) LabVIEW
1 3 (15.00%) GoogleTest
2 1 (5.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (5.00%) MSI
2 1 (5.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Software Programmer
2 3 (15.00%) EMC Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) C++ Programmer
2 3 (15.00%) Programmer
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Junior
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) STL
1 3 (15.00%) Qt
1 3 (15.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
1 1 (5.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (20.00%) Document Management
2 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) UML
2 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Data Validation
2 3 (15.00%) Time Management
2 3 (15.00%) CAD
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Strategic Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.00%) Data Entry
4 1 (5.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C++
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe
2 3 (15.00%) EMC
2 3 (15.00%) SolidWorks
2 3 (15.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) AppSense
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) CA
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