The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South East / Surrey
Rank 75 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Validation 13 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.29% 0.81% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.00% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 9
Median daily rate £430 £406 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.84% -0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £302 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £496 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £61.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.31% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +31.99%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
804 999 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 79.76% 80.96% 82.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 674 649
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 69 20
Median hourly rate £31.25 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill +1 4 £430 -
Staines - 3 £263 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £530 -
Woking - 1 - -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Validation.

1 12 (44.44%) QA
2 11 (40.74%) Degree
3 7 (25.93%) Regulatory Compliance
4 6 (22.22%) QMS
4 6 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (18.52%) Quality Management
5 5 (18.52%) Marketing
5 5 (18.52%) Life Science
5 5 (18.52%) Logistics
5 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) Demand Management
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) SLA
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Billing
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Data Validation
8 2 (7.41%) CMDB
8 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
8 2 (7.41%) NeoLoad
8 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
8 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
8 2 (7.41%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 (3.70%) Confluence
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Simulink
1 1 (3.70%) Stateflow
1 1 (3.70%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (3.70%) OLAP
1 1 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) NeoLoad
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (18.52%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Billing
4 2 (7.41%) Finance
5 1 (3.70%) Automotive
5 1 (3.70%) Electronics
5 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Quality Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) QA Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Asset and Configuration Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Test Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) MDX
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Life Science
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Biotechnology
3 2 (7.41%) CMDB
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Regulatory Compliance
2 6 (22.22%) QMS
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Logistics
3 5 (18.52%) Quality Management
4 4 (14.81%) Demand Management
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Data Validation
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Compliance Audit
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
1 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) QA
2 3 (11.11%) SLA
3 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (7.41%) GxP
4 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (3.70%) ISO26262
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) HP
1 2 (7.41%) Nimble Storage
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Infor
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft