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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 70 90 104
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +14
Contract jobs citing Validation 62 57 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.46% 1.84% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 2.32% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 20
Median daily rate £350 £350 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £259 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.50 £32.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £49.54 £48.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Validation
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 East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2016 2454 2261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.13% 79.01% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1181 1507 1318
Median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 162 153
Median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Validation Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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
Cambridgeshire +21 20 £175 -50.00% 4
Hertfordshire +13 16 £288 -7.25% 1
Bedfordshire +8 10 £350 +2.94%
Norfolk +5 6 £475 +40.74%
Suffolk +4 6 £625 +123.01%
Essex +1 4 £255 -36.25% 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for Validation.

1 24 (25.00%) Finance
2 18 (18.75%) SQL
3 16 (16.67%) Windows
4 14 (14.58%) SAP
5 13 (13.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.54%) Software Engineering
5 13 (13.54%) Data Validation
5 13 (13.54%) Data Quality
6 12 (12.50%) SDLC
6 12 (12.50%) Degree
6 12 (12.50%) Change Management
6 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 12 (12.50%) Oracle
7 11 (11.46%) ERP
7 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
8 10 (10.42%) QA
8 10 (10.42%) Migration
9 9 (9.38%) Release Management
9 9 (9.38%) ETL
9 9 (9.38%) ITIL
10 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
10 8 (8.33%) Manufacturing
10 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database
11 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.29%) Data Analysis
11 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
11 7 (7.29%) C
11 7 (7.29%) MS Office

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 5 (5.21%) SAS
2 2 (2.08%) IIS
2 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.04%) MTS
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Office
2 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.04%) Doxygen
4 1 (1.04%) FrameMaker
4 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) MS Project
4 1 (1.04%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.13%) SAP ERP
3 3 (3.13%) SAP HR
4 2 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) Firewall
1 3 (3.13%) LAN
1 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.13%) WAN
2 2 (2.08%) Internet
2 2 (2.08%) NAS
2 2 (2.08%) SAN
3 1 (1.04%) DHCP
3 1 (1.04%) DNS
3 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.04%) SpaceWire
3 1 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.21%) Base SAS
4 5 (5.21%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.17%) Data Mart
5 4 (4.17%) PowerCenter
5 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.08%) GIS
7 2 (2.08%) MySQL
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) ERwin
2 3 (3.13%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (3.13%) VectorCAST
3 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.04%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.04%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.04%) Emacs
4 1 (1.04%) GCC
4 1 (1.04%) NetBeans
General
1 24 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.08%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) Military
6 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.04%) Automotive
6 1 (1.04%) Avionics
6 1 (1.04%) Banking
6 1 (1.04%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.04%) Publishing
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (29.17%) Analyst
2 15 (15.63%) Data Analyst
3 12 (12.50%) Developer
3 12 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) Consultant
5 7 (7.29%) HR Manager
5 7 (7.29%) IT Manager
5 7 (7.29%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Release Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Informatica Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Programmer
7 5 (5.21%) SAS Programmer
7 5 (5.21%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Transition Manager
9 3 (3.13%) IT Programme Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) .NET
2 3 (3.13%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.13%) Web Services
3 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.08%) Middleware
4 1 (1.04%) CGI
4 1 (1.04%) NumPy
4 1 (1.04%) Qt
4 1 (1.04%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (1.04%) STL
4 1 (1.04%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.25%) Data Extraction
3 5 (5.21%) Life Science
3 5 (5.21%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.17%) Learning Management System
4 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.13%) FMCG
6 2 (2.08%) Clustering
6 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.08%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.04%) PDA
7 1 (1.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (3.13%) AIX
2 3 (3.13%) Linux
2 3 (3.13%) Solaris
2 3 (3.13%) VxWorks
2 3 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.04%) HPUX
4 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Unix
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (13.54%) Data Validation
1 13 (13.54%) Software Engineering
2 12 (12.50%) Change Management
2 12 (12.50%) SDLC
3 11 (11.46%) ERP
4 10 (10.42%) Migration
5 9 (9.38%) ETL
5 9 (9.38%) ITIL
5 9 (9.38%) Release Management
6 7 (7.29%) CRM
6 7 (7.29%) Data Analysis
6 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (6.25%) Data Transformation
7 6 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 6 (6.25%) Scrum
7 6 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.21%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.75%) SQL
2 7 (7.29%) C
3 6 (6.25%) C++
4 5 (5.21%) C#
5 4 (4.17%) Java
6 3 (3.13%) Ada
6 3 (3.13%) Python
7 2 (2.08%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.08%) Perl
7 2 (2.08%) X++
8 1 (1.04%) ANSI C
8 1 (1.04%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.04%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Degree
2 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.21%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.17%) ISEB
6 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.04%) APMP
6 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.04%) CISA
6 1 (1.04%) CRISC
6 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.04%) MBA
6 1 (1.04%) MCP
6 1 (1.04%) PMP
6 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) Data Quality
2 10 (10.42%) QA
3 6 (6.25%) GxP
4 5 (5.21%) SLA
5 4 (4.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (4.17%) MISRA
5 4 (4.17%) MISRA C
5 4 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.08%) ECSS
6 2 (2.08%) GCP
6 2 (2.08%) GLP
6 2 (2.08%) GMP
7 1 (1.04%) ARP4761
7 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (1.04%) DO-160
7 1 (1.04%) DO-254
7 1 (1.04%) GAMP
7 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.08%) Cygwin
2 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.04%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Control-M
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.04%) Check_MK
2 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.04%) Kibana
2 1 (1.04%) SCCM
2 1 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.04%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) SAP
2 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.50%) Oracle
3 6 (6.25%) Trillium
4 5 (5.21%) Informatica
5 4 (4.17%) Saba
6 3 (3.13%) Citrix
6 3 (3.13%) Dell
6 3 (3.13%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.13%) VMware
7 2 (2.08%) Cisco
7 2 (2.08%) EMC
7 2 (2.08%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.08%) Symantec
8 1 (1.04%) Adobe
8 1 (1.04%) Apple
8 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.04%) IBM
8 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
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