The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 16 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Validation 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 3.48% 1.05% 6.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 1.18% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £49.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.47 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+35.04% -10.08%
Validation
Berkshire

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
84 85 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 73.04% 89.47% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 44
Average daily rate £413 £299 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.95% -20.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £412 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £113.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 6 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (83.33%) GxP
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (66.67%) Chemistry
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (16.67%) GMP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Validation Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) HR Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) Chemistry
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) GxP
2 2 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (16.67%) GMP
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP