The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 36 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Validation 5 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.51% 5.67% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 6.33% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 6
Median daily rate £325 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -15.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £342 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.57% -14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +35.17%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
283 379 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 85.50% 89.60% 72.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 289 162
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £47.00 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (16.67%) GAMP
3 1 (16.67%) GxP
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) NHS Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Validation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (16.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Informatics
2 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (16.67%) GAMP
1 1 (16.67%) GxP