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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 52 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Validation 6 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.97% 1.65% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 2.20% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £325 £285 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £32.85 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.70% +10.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -2.11%
Validation
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
472 546 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 76.62% 75.21% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 285 269
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 55
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 3 £363 +27.19% 3
Peterborough - 2 - -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) C
2 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 6 (42.86%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) Visualisation
3 5 (35.71%) Bioinformatics
3 5 (35.71%) C++
3 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 5 (35.71%) Biology
4 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Postgraduate
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (28.57%) Parallel Computing
5 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (14.29%) X++
6 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 2 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Legal
6 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Programmer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Project Controller
5 1 (7.14%) Statistician
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Visualisation
2 5 (35.71%) Biology
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
5 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Bioinformatics
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (28.57%) Parallel Computing
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C
1 6 (42.86%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) C++
2 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 2 (14.29%) X++
5 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Postgraduate
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ARP4761
1 1 (7.14%) DO-160
1 1 (7.14%) DO-254
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) JD Edwards
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Lauterbach
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