The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Validation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation Engineer
Rank 623 630 596
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.002% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £195
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £275 £357
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -22.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
Validation Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47590 50276 48346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.76% 94.91% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31357 32537 29765
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1463 1904 1944
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.42 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Validation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Validation Engineer in the job title.

Validation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Validation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Validation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Validation Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Validation Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Validation Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Validation Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Validation Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
East of England - 3 - - 1
South East - 2 - -
Validation Engineer
UK

Validation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Validation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Validation Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (33.33%) C
3 3 (25.00%) MISRA C
3 3 (25.00%) MISRA
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) IEC 61508
5 1 (8.33%) Cygwin
5 1 (8.33%) GCC
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control

Validation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Doxygen
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) CANoe
1 1 (8.33%) Emacs
1 1 (8.33%) GCC
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (8.33%) IC Design
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) QMS
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) V-Model
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) MISRA
1 3 (25.00%) MISRA C
2 2 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (8.33%) Def Stans
3 1 (8.33%) IEC 61508
3 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft