The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Maidenhead region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 21 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 3.25% 2.74% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 4.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £280 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £371
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% -18.91%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 43 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 70.73% 58.90% 74.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 8
Average daily rate £333 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £180 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £27.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £23.00 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £35.00 £23.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Validation
Berkshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Data Mapping
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) GxP
2 4 (44.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (22.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) 3G
5 1 (11.11%) RTP
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) Informatica
5 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
5 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
5 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
5 1 (11.11%) BAPI
5 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
1 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (22.22%) 3G
3 1 (11.11%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LSMW
1 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) UI Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) BAPI
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Data Mapping
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) GxP
1 4 (44.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica
2 1 (11.11%) SAP