The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Berkshire / Maidenhead
Rank 23 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 0.80% 3.25% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 4.44% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £250 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £30.97
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +42.07%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
105 90 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 84.00% 73.17% 89.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 46 46
Median daily rate £400 £404 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% +34.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) GxP
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) LSMW
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Conversion
2 2 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Handlebars
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) LSMW
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Data Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Data Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) DOM
2 1 (25.00%) Handlebars
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) LESS
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) OAuth
2 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) SAML
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Conversion
1 2 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BPEL
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (50.00%) GxP
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore