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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 75 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing Validation 10 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.85% 1.71% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.14% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 10
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £350 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.51% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Validation
South East

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
967 1122 1045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 82.65% 80.09% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 658 612
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £308 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 40
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £21.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £51.95 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Woking -3 4 - -
Camberley - 1 £275 -
Redhill - 1 £425 - 1
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Validation.

1 7 (29.17%) C
1 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
1 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.83%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 4 (16.67%) Automotive
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 4 (16.67%) MS Office
3 4 (16.67%) GAMP
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (16.67%) Internal Audit
3 4 (16.67%) Compliance Management
4 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 3 (12.50%) Firmware
4 3 (12.50%) SOAP
4 3 (12.50%) XML
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Finance
4 3 (12.50%) Electronics
4 3 (12.50%) Smart Meter
4 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 3 (12.50%) Marketing
4 3 (12.50%) ISO26262
5 2 (8.33%) DO-178B

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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) OrCAD
2 1 (4.17%) Simulink
2 1 (4.17%) Solid Edge
2 1 (4.17%) Stateflow
2 1 (4.17%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle iStore
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (4.17%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.67%) Automotive
1 4 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (12.50%) Electronics
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Quality Manager
1 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Junior
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Programmer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) SOAP
2 3 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) Ajax
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) DHTML
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) JSON
4 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) Symfony
4 1 (4.17%) Visualforce
4 1 (4.17%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Smart Meter
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Informatics
3 1 (4.17%) Data Conversion
3 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Compliance Management
2 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Internal Audit
2 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 2 (8.33%) Change Control
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) Data Management
4 2 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Requirements Management
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C
2 3 (12.50%) MATLAB
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) Apex Code
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) SOQL
4 1 (4.17%) SOSL
4 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) GAMP
2 3 (12.50%) ISO26262
3 2 (8.33%) DO-178B
3 2 (8.33%) IEC 61508
4 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
1 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) Cadence
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) SAP