The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Stevenage region that had Validation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation Engineer
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 6.00% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £228 £331
% change year-on-year
- -31.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.00
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
48 87 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 96.00% 96.67% 88.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 14
Median daily rate £275 £450 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +74.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £550 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.01 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.68% +61.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.29 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £23.75 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Validation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Stevenage region that featured Validation Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Validation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stevenage region featuring Validation Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) MISRA C
2 2 (66.67%) MISRA
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Doxygen
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Cygwin
3 1 (33.33%) GCC
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (33.33%) Emacs
3 1 (33.33%) IC Design
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) POSIX
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace

Validation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Doxygen
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Emacs
1 1 (33.33%) GCC
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (33.33%) IC Design
3 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) MISRA
1 2 (66.67%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Cygwin