The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South East / Middlesex
Rank 24 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.76% 2.16% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 2.54% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +44.26%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
106 118 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 80.92% 84.89% 81.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 67 98
Median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) PhD
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
1 1 (33.33%) Neural Network
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Social Network
1 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) R
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (33.33%) HBase

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) HBase
1 1 (33.33%) Mahout
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Cascading
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Neural Network
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Social Network
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Behavioural Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) R
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality