The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
England / East of England
Rank 85 65 93
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +28
Contract jobs citing Validation 38 60 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.78% 2.61% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 3.37% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 6
Median daily rate £475 £450 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +25.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £630 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 9
Median hourly rate £40.88 £50.68 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.34% +68.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.58 £40.00 £22.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.18 £50.72 £41.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.25 £30.35
% change year-on-year
-13.29% +42.50%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1694 1783 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.46% 77.45% 77.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 1068 1219
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 172 135
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +63.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Validation
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Bedfordshire 0 11 £525 +20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 9 £488 - 2
Suffolk +1 9 £200 - 1
Hertfordshire -6 8 £469 +10.23% 2
Essex -13 1 - -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Validation.

1 17 (26.15%) Oracle
2 16 (24.62%) Finance
3 14 (21.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (21.54%) Windows
3 14 (21.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (16.92%) Migration
5 9 (13.85%) GAP Analysis
5 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (12.31%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (12.31%) C
7 7 (10.77%) SQL
7 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.77%) Change Management
7 7 (10.77%) QA
7 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.77%) Degree
7 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database
8 6 (9.23%) Data Transformation
8 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.23%) Performance Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Data Validation
8 6 (9.23%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (9.23%) Regression Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
8 6 (9.23%) C++
9 5 (7.69%) SAP
9 5 (7.69%) ITIL
9 5 (7.69%) ERP
9 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
9 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (1.54%) IIS
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.62%) SAP HR
3 2 (3.08%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.54%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.08%) DHCP
2 2 (3.08%) DNS
2 2 (3.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.54%) BGP
3 1 (1.54%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.54%) DSL
3 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) IPsec
3 1 (1.54%) OSPF
3 1 (1.54%) SDH
3 1 (1.54%) SONET
3 1 (1.54%) VPN
3 1 (1.54%) VRRP
3 1 (1.54%) WAN
3 1 (1.54%) Wireless
3 1 (1.54%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (4.62%) Data Mart
3 3 (4.62%) PowerCenter
3 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.54%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) ERwin
1 3 (4.62%) LSMW
1 3 (4.62%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) JMeter
2 2 (3.08%) JUnit
2 2 (3.08%) Subversion
3 1 (1.54%) Appium
3 1 (1.54%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.54%) Calabash
3 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.54%) Emacs
3 1 (1.54%) GCC
3 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.54%) Redmine
3 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Trac
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Billing
3 3 (4.62%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.08%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (13.85%) Consultant
2 8 (12.31%) Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) Software Validation Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) Validation Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Architect
4 5 (7.69%) Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.15%) HR Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Oracle Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Change Manager
6 3 (4.62%) HR Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Migration Specialist
6 3 (4.62%) Software Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (4.62%) BAPI
2 3 (4.62%) XML
3 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 2 (3.08%) Middleware
4 1 (1.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.54%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.54%) POSIX
4 1 (1.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Data Extraction
2 3 (4.62%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.62%) Learning Management System
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) CMDB
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.54%) FMCG
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 4 (6.15%) AIX
3 4 (6.15%) Linux
3 4 (6.15%) Solaris
4 3 (4.62%) Unix
5 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.54%) Android
6 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Stakeholder Management
1 14 (21.54%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (16.92%) Migration
3 9 (13.85%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (10.77%) Change Management
4 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.23%) Data Transformation
5 6 (9.23%) Data Validation
5 6 (9.23%) Performance Testing
5 6 (9.23%) Regression Testing
5 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.69%) ERP
6 5 (7.69%) ITIL
6 5 (7.69%) Network Design
6 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.15%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.15%) Release Management
7 4 (6.15%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) C
2 7 (10.77%) SQL
3 6 (9.23%) C++
4 4 (6.15%) Python
5 3 (4.62%) Java
6 2 (3.08%) C#
6 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.08%) VBScript
7 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.54%) Perl
7 1 (1.54%) Ruby
7 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.54%) VB
7 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.08%) CCNA
5 2 (3.08%) ISEB
5 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.54%) CCIE
6 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.54%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
2 5 (7.69%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.62%) MISRA
3 3 (4.62%) MISRA C
4 1 (1.54%) ARP4754
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.08%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.54%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Control-M
1 4 (6.15%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.69%) SAP
4 4 (6.15%) Dell
4 4 (6.15%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (6.15%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.62%) Informatica
5 3 (4.62%) Saba
5 3 (4.62%) Workday
6 2 (3.08%) AppSense
6 2 (3.08%) BT
6 2 (3.08%) NetApp
6 2 (3.08%) Northgate
6 2 (3.08%) Symantec
7 1 (1.54%) EMC
7 1 (1.54%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.54%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) Huawei
7 1 (1.54%) Juniper
7 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
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