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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 85 97 119
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +22
Contract jobs citing Validation 43 44 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.77% 1.56% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.02% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 11
Median daily rate £294 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £310 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
1942 2178 2420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.85% 77.07% 78.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1242 1489
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 168 144
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.65 £26.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.85% +22.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 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
Hertfordshire -3 18 £381 +8.92% 14
Cambridgeshire +29 10 £245 -27.94% 5
Essex +1 6 £255 -49.00%
Norfolk - 4 £500 -
Bedfordshire -9 3 £350 -16.41% 2
Suffolk 0 2 - - 13
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (26.09%) Finance
2 20 (21.74%) SQL
2 20 (21.74%) Windows
3 18 (19.57%) Oracle
4 15 (16.30%) Software Engineering
5 14 (15.22%) Oracle Database
6 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (14.13%) Degree
6 13 (14.13%) QA
6 13 (14.13%) Release Management
7 12 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (13.04%) ITIL
7 12 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (13.04%) Migration
7 12 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (11.96%) Change Management
8 11 (11.96%) SAP
8 11 (11.96%) C
8 11 (11.96%) ERP
8 11 (11.96%) ETL
8 11 (11.96%) SDLC
9 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (10.87%) Data Quality
9 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
9 10 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (9.78%) Regression Testing
10 9 (9.78%) Data Extraction
10 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
10 9 (9.78%) Data Transformation
11 8 (8.70%) Performance Tuning

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 4 (4.35%) SAS
2 2 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Office
2 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.17%) Doxygen
3 2 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.09%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.35%) SAP ERP
2 4 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.09%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Firewall
1 3 (3.26%) LAN
1 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.26%) WAN
2 2 (2.17%) NAS
2 2 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (1.09%) DHCP
3 1 (1.09%) DNS
3 1 (1.09%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) Oracle Database
2 10 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.61%) Data Mart
3 7 (7.61%) PowerCenter
3 7 (7.61%) RDBMS
3 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (4.35%) Base SAS
5 4 (4.35%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.17%) GIS
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.09%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.09%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.09%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) ERwin
2 5 (5.43%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (3.26%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (3.26%) VectorCAST
4 2 (2.17%) Emacs
4 2 (2.17%) GCC
5 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (26.09%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
5 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (23.91%) Analyst
2 13 (14.13%) Developer
3 10 (10.87%) Software Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.78%) Test Analyst
5 8 (8.70%) Data Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) Consultant
6 7 (7.61%) HR Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) HR Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Informatica Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) IT Manager
7 6 (6.52%) Oracle Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Release Manager
7 6 (6.52%) Senior Oracle Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Software Validation Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) Middleware
2 2 (2.17%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.09%) NumPy
3 1 (1.09%) POSIX
3 1 (1.09%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (1.09%) STL
3 1 (1.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.78%) Data Extraction
3 4 (4.35%) Learning Management System
3 4 (4.35%) Life Science
4 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.17%) Clustering
5 2 (2.17%) FMCG
5 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.17%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.09%) PDA
6 1 (1.09%) Statistics
6 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.74%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) AIX
2 6 (6.52%) Solaris
3 4 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.26%) VxWorks
4 3 (3.26%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.17%) Linux
6 1 (1.09%) Unix
6 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.30%) Software Engineering
2 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.13%) Release Management
3 12 (13.04%) ITIL
3 12 (13.04%) Migration
3 12 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (11.96%) Change Management
4 11 (11.96%) ERP
4 11 (11.96%) ETL
4 11 (11.96%) SDLC
5 9 (9.78%) Data Transformation
5 9 (9.78%) Regression Testing
6 8 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 7 (7.61%) Dimensional Modelling
7 7 (7.61%) Performance Testing
7 7 (7.61%) Test Management
7 7 (7.61%) Test Strategy
8 6 (6.52%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.74%) SQL
2 11 (11.96%) C
3 8 (8.70%) C++
4 3 (3.26%) Ada
4 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.26%) Python
5 2 (2.17%) C#
5 2 (2.17%) Java
5 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.09%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.09%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.09%) Perl
6 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Degree
2 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.35%) ISEB
6 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.09%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.09%) APMP
7 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.09%) CISA
7 1 (1.09%) CRISC
7 1 (1.09%) MCP
7 1 (1.09%) PMP
7 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.13%) QA
2 10 (10.87%) Data Quality
3 7 (7.61%) MISRA
3 7 (7.61%) MISRA C
4 5 (5.43%) GxP
4 5 (5.43%) SLA
5 3 (3.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (3.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.09%) ECSS
6 1 (1.09%) GCP
6 1 (1.09%) GLP
6 1 (1.09%) GMP
6 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.17%) Cygwin
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.09%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Control-M
2 3 (3.26%) SCCM
3 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.09%) Check_MK
4 1 (1.09%) Kibana
4 1 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.09%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 18 (19.57%) Oracle
2 11 (11.96%) SAP
3 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.70%) Informatica
5 6 (6.52%) Dell
6 4 (4.35%) Saba
7 3 (3.26%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.17%) Citrix
8 2 (2.17%) GoldenSource
8 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.17%) VMware
9 1 (1.09%) Adobe
9 1 (1.09%) Apple
9 1 (1.09%) AppSense
9 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.09%) Cisco
9 1 (1.09%) IBM
9 1 (1.09%) Splunk
9 1 (1.09%) Symantec
9 1 (1.09%) Talend
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