The table below looks at the statistics for the Validation Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation Engineer
Rank - - 248
Contract jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £215 - £331
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.18% -15.62%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8570 8166 9100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.01% 92.95% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4804 4344 4252
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 497 591
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Validation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Validation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Validation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Validation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Validation Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Validation Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Validation Engineer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Validation Engineer in their job title 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 with Validation Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SCADA
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Trac
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (50.00%) GAMP
2 1 (50.00%) GxP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing

Validation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Validation Engineer in their job title 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 with Validation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Trac
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (50.00%) GAMP
1 1 (50.00%) GxP
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 12207
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft