The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 63 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Validation 5 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.72% 1.72% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 2.12% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 8
Median daily rate £210 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £295 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £460 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Validation
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
592 661 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 85.06% 81.20% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 357 420
Median daily rate £411 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +220.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Validation.

1 11 (44.00%) Oracle
2 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (28.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) J2EE
4 7 (28.00%) JUnit
4 7 (28.00%) Sun
4 7 (28.00%) Sun Certification
4 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
4 7 (28.00%) Spring
4 7 (28.00%) Maven
4 7 (28.00%) Degree
4 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (28.00%) Selenium
4 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (24.00%) SAS
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.00%) JSP
6 5 (20.00%) Servlets
6 5 (20.00%) Struts
6 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 5 (20.00%) jQuery
7 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
7 4 (16.00%) Analytics

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 6 (24.00%) SAS
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) NGN
1 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) DB2
2 2 (8.00%) OLAP
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.00%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) Base SAS
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JUnit
1 7 (28.00%) Maven
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) J2EE Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Business Information Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Data Entry Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Information Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Junior
4 2 (8.00%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Junior Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Junior Data Entry Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) MicroStrategy Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Process Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior MicroStrategy Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (28.00%) J2EE
1 7 (28.00%) Spring
2 5 (20.00%) jQuery
2 5 (20.00%) JSP
2 5 (20.00%) Servlets
2 5 (20.00%) Struts
3 2 (8.00%) RESTful
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.00%) Data Extraction
4 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Statistics
4 2 (8.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) MVS
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Coaching
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Data Entry
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Business Development
5 2 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (8.00%) Data Management
5 2 (8.00%) Data Validation
5 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (8.00%) System Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Test Management
5 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
1 7 (28.00%) Sun Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.00%) HNC
5 1 (4.00%) HND
5 1 (4.00%) ISEB
5 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Sun
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (8.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) HP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Circa £30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 22 days ago