The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 3 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 19 14 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.77% 9.21% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 11.02% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 0
Median hourly rate - £50.68 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
Validation
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
95 127 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 84.07% 83.55% 88.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 90 134
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.68 £45.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.37% +11.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Validation
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Luton region with a requirement for Validation.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) Contract Management
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) PeopleSoft

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Contract Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) PeopleSoft