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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 27 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.89% - 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% - 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £140
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.04% -0.66%
Validation
South East

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
200 175 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.29% 80.28% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 94 115
Median daily rate £415 £396 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £484 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Validation.

1 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) QMS
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) JTAG
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Actel
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (25.00%) R
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
2 1 (25.00%) Redmine
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Mahout
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Cascading
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Social Network
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

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 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) HBase
1 1 (25.00%) Mahout
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Redmine
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Validation Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Validation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Cascading
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Neural Network
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Social Network
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) QMS
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) R
1 1 (25.00%) Scala
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (25.00%) GAMP
1 1 (25.00%) GMP
1 1 (25.00%) GxP
1 1 (25.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Actel
1 1 (25.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 1 (25.00%) Xilinx