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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 61 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Validation 13 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.59% 1.23% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.76% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +184.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.37% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
623 569 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 76.16% 70.16% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 312 241
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 36
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.60 £21.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.70 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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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 -12 3 £280 -10.40% 1
Peterborough - 1 £225 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 12 (46.15%) SAP
3 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
4 7 (26.92%) SAS
4 7 (26.92%) SAP HANA
4 7 (26.92%) Analytics
5 5 (19.23%) Web Services
6 4 (15.38%) XML
6 4 (15.38%) C#
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) XML Schema
6 4 (15.38%) Documentum
6 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 4 (15.38%) Workflow
6 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.54%) EMC
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle
7 3 (11.54%) Windows
8 2 (7.69%) .NET
8 2 (7.69%) MS Office
8 2 (7.69%) C++
8 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
8 2 (7.69%) IBM
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.69%) Data Management
8 2 (7.69%) Windows CE
8 2 (7.69%) Finance
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (26.92%) SAS
2 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (15.38%) Documentum
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Architect
2 8 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Data Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) C++ Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Manager
6 2 (7.69%) RF Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Configuration Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Project Controller
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Procurement Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) XML
2 4 (15.38%) XML Schema
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) GIS
1 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows CE
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 7 (26.92%) Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) Workflow
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
6 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Data Management
6 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.85%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (3.85%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (3.85%) SDLC
7 1 (3.85%) Data Transformation
7 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C#
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
1 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) SAP
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) EMC
3 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
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