The table below looks at the statistics for the Validation Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation Engineer
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 1.72% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £225 £180
% change year-on-year
+35.55% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £41.00 -
% change year-on-year
-15.85% -
Validation Engineer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Stevenage 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
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 89.66% 100.00% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 10
Average daily rate £120 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.36% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £11.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Validation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Validation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Validation Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Validation Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Validation Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) CMMI
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Cygwin
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) ANSI C
1 1 (100.00%) SpaceWire
1 1 (100.00%) ECSS

Validation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CMMI
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) ANSI C
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ECSS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat