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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 42 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Contract jobs citing Validation 15 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.58% 1.53% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 1.99% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Median daily rate £190 £278 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.53% -11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £240 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £431 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -6.66%
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
461 602 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 79.35% 76.59% 76.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 367 301
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 49
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +16 10 £160 -42.34% 4
Huntingdon -2 1 £135 - 1
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Data Validation
2 4 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) SLA
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) Saba
3 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Learning Management System
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 3 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (9.52%) X++
4 2 (9.52%) Predictive Analytics

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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.76%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) ClearCase
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) HR Manager
1 6 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) IT Programme Manager
3 3 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Change Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) NumPy
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Learning Management System
2 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (19.05%) Data Validation
2 3 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
2 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) BPR
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) ERP
3 2 (9.52%) ETL
3 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Predictive Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded C
3 2 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) X++
4 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ARP4761
2 1 (4.76%) DO-160
2 1 (4.76%) DO-254
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) Saba
1 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 2 (9.52%) JD Edwards
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Lauterbach
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk
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McGregor Boyall
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