The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 76 47 74
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +27
Contract jobs citing Validation 18 38 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 2.62% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 3.28% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 5
Median daily rate £436 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.18% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.24% -2.01%
Validation
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1242 1160 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.87% 80.11% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 663 553
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 17
Median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Validation.

1 21 (72.41%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Business Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.69%) Change Management
3 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.24%) CMS
4 5 (17.24%) Business Process Improvement
4 5 (17.24%) Process Improvement
4 5 (17.24%) Use Case
4 5 (17.24%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (17.24%) Sitecore
4 5 (17.24%) User Experience
5 4 (13.79%) QA
5 4 (13.79%) Requirements Management
5 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
6 3 (10.34%) CA
6 3 (10.34%) zOS
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
6 3 (10.34%) Windows
6 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
6 3 (10.34%) Service Management
6 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
6 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
6 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) JIRA
6 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Balsamiq Mockups

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (17.24%) CMS
1 5 (17.24%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (6.90%) CICS
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) SAS
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP APO
1 1 (3.45%) SAP MM
1 1 (3.45%) SAP PP
1 1 (3.45%) SAP PP-PI
1 1 (3.45%) SAP QM
1 1 (3.45%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Lucidchart
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
1 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Axure RP
1 3 (10.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (72.41%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Financial Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Finance Business Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Financial Business Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Service Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Digital Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Network Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Architect
7 2 (6.90%) FPGA Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.90%) Verification Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) User Experience
3 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) ASIC
4 2 (6.90%) ASIC Verification
4 2 (6.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (6.90%) Health Informatics
4 2 (6.90%) Informatics
4 2 (6.90%) Verilog
5 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) zOS
2 2 (6.90%) AIX
2 2 (6.90%) HPUX
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (31.03%) Business Analysis
2 6 (20.69%) Change Management
2 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Business Process Improvement
3 5 (17.24%) Process Improvement
3 5 (17.24%) Use Case
4 4 (13.79%) Requirements Management
5 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.45%) Release Management
7 1 (3.45%) Test Management
7 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CCIE
1 1 (3.45%) CCNA
1 1 (3.45%) CCNP
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) ACF2
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) zSecure
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Sitecore
2 3 (10.34%) CA
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Xilinx
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Veeam
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
Edinburgh
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago