The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 5.77% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £360 £355
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Validation
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 75.00% 58.14% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 4
Median daily rate £350 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Median hourly rate £44.40 £25.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.60% -31.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.85 £28.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £37.90 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 31 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) C
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Cygwin
3 3 (23.08%) Avionics
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
3 3 (23.08%) ANSI C
3 3 (23.08%) SpaceWire
3 3 (23.08%) ECSS
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) UML
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) ClearCase
4 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) GMP
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) SAP HR
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) C#

Validation
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SpaceWire
2 2 (15.38%) Junos
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) ClearCase
2 2 (15.38%) Bugzilla
2 2 (15.38%) ClearQuest
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) GCC
3 1 (7.69%) Emacs
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) NetBeans
3 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Avionics
3 2 (15.38%) Automotive
3 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (15.38%) Military
3 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Tester
1 2 (15.38%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Tester
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Java Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Software Validation Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (7.69%) CGI
1 1 (7.69%) OpenCV
1 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
1 1 (7.69%) Qt
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Mechatronics
3 1 (7.69%) Robotics
3 1 (7.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) CMMI
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Signal Processing
4 1 (7.69%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) C
3 3 (23.08%) ANSI C
3 3 (23.08%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
3 2 (15.38%) JNCIE
3 2 (15.38%) JNCIP
3 2 (15.38%) JNCIS
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ECSS
2 2 (15.38%) GMP
3 1 (7.69%) MISRA
3 1 (7.69%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) SAP