The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Rank 52 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Validation 6 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.54% 2.64% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 3.13% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 7
Median daily rate £338 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +31.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £30.82
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +37.89%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
342 415 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 87.92% 84.18% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 241 191
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 43
Median hourly rate £37.00 £34.50 £32.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £16.05 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £45.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 February 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
Basildon - 1 - -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Essex region with a requirement for Validation.

1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) AIX
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (33.33%) Dell
2 3 (33.33%) EMC
2 3 (33.33%) Control-M
2 3 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (33.33%) Use Case
2 3 (33.33%) Release Management
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Management
2 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Big Data
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Customer Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) HR Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Oracle Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Data Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Hadoop Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Insight Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) AIX
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Customer Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Release Management
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Test Management
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Use Case
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Fault Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) CAD
4 1 (11.11%) Campaign Management
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Dell
2 3 (33.33%) EMC
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