The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 64 39 73
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +34
Contract jobs citing Validation 8 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.94% 1.84% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 2.55% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£500 £308 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.60% -29.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £37.80 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +14.54%
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
648 353 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.24% 72.19% 72.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 161 351
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +46.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - - 1
Watford - 3 £500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) ETL
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Service Management
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) User Experience
5 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
5 3 (13.64%) Data Transformation
5 3 (13.64%) Axure RP
5 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
5 3 (13.64%) Marketing
5 3 (13.64%) Data Extraction
5 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) HTML
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) Business Objects
5 3 (13.64%) CSS
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Informatica
5 3 (13.64%) PowerCenter
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LTE
1 1 (4.55%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.55%) CDMA
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
1 1 (4.55%) UMTS
1 1 (4.55%) WCDMA
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.64%) PowerCenter
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (4.55%) Base SAS
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (4.55%) DataStage
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.55%) GDB
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Rational Rose
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (13.64%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Service Manager
1 4 (18.18%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Senior UX Designer
2 3 (13.64%) UX Designer
2 3 (13.64%) Designer
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Designer
2 3 (13.64%) ETL Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Interface Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Informatica Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Product Manager
3 2 (9.09%) UI Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Informatica ETL Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior UI Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (13.64%) jQuery
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) Dalvik
2 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Informatics
3 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ETL
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Data Transformation
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (9.09%) Release Management
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL V2
5 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Product Management
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (4.55%) JTAG
3 1 (4.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (4.55%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Business Objects
2 3 (13.64%) Informatica
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Teradata
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