The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 42 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing Validation 14 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.21% 2.26% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.90% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 6
Median daily rate £288 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -5.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
Validation
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
488 620 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.09% 77.79% 75.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 320 215
Median daily rate £425 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 52 31
Median hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.10 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.50 £38.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Validation
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Validation Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Welwyn Garden City +4 4 £288 -7.25%
Stevenage +3 2 - - 7
Watford +12 1 - -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 11 (36.67%) SQL
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) SAP
2 8 (26.67%) SDLC
3 7 (23.33%) MS Office
3 7 (23.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (16.67%) ETL
5 5 (16.67%) SAS
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (16.67%) Degree
5 5 (16.67%) Life Science
5 5 (16.67%) Base SAS
5 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Data Extraction
6 4 (13.33%) Data Quality
6 4 (13.33%) Data Transformation
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (13.33%) Informatica
6 4 (13.33%) PowerCenter
6 4 (13.33%) Juniper
6 4 (13.33%) ERwin

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) Doxygen
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
3 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (10.00%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) LAN
1 3 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) Junos
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) SpaceWire
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Base SAS
2 4 (13.33%) Data Mart
2 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.33%) PowerCenter
2 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) ERwin
2 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.33%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.33%) Emacs
2 1 (3.33%) GCC
2 1 (3.33%) NetBeans
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (23.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Military
5 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.33%) Automotive
5 1 (3.33%) Avionics
5 1 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Developer
1 5 (16.67%) Programmer
1 5 (16.67%) SAS Programmer
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Informatica Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (10.00%) SAP Tester
3 3 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Compliance Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Project Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) CGI
2 1 (3.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Life Science
2 4 (13.33%) Data Extraction
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) FMCG
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) AIX
3 1 (3.33%) HPUX
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Solaris
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) SDLC
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) ETL
4 4 (13.33%) Data Transformation
4 4 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (10.00%) Change Control
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (6.67%) Data Privacy
6 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.67%) Data Validation
6 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) C
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) ANSI C
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) JNCIA
2 3 (10.00%) JNCIE
2 3 (10.00%) JNCIP
2 3 (10.00%) JNCIS
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.33%) APMP
4 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) CISA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CRISC
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (10.00%) GMP
3 2 (6.67%) ECSS
3 2 (6.67%) GCP
3 2 (6.67%) GLP
3 2 (6.67%) GxP
3 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (3.33%) MISRA
4 1 (3.33%) MISRA C
4 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Cygwin
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) SAP
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) Informatica
3 4 (13.33%) Juniper
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (3.33%) AppSense
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) Sybase
6 1 (3.33%) VMware
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