The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 45 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 5 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.97% 1.02% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.28% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £323 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% +13.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £342 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £36.75 £32.85 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% +34.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £30.82
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +37.89%

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
407 470 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.72% 79.80% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 287 314
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 52
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.59 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +10 4 £478 +12.35% 6
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Saba
2 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Learning Management System
2 3 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (20.00%) Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 3 (20.00%) Workday
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) SAP MDM

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Marvel
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
1 1 (6.67%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) NAS
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Axure RP
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Trac
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) HR Manager
2 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (20.00%) IT Programme Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Change Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Change Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Change Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Learning Management System
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Life Science
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ARP4754
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) GAMP
1 1 (6.67%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Saba
1 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
1 3 (20.00%) Workday
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) VMware