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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 86 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing Validation 14 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.09% 1.81% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 2.29% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 2
Median daily rate £375 £400 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £343 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £433 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.88 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.51% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
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
1059 1050 974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 82.67% 79.01% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 609 595
Median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 31 30
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.21 £13.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £60.50 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Staines 0 3 - -
Woking - 3 - - 2
Guildford - 2 £225 -
Farnham - 1 £325 -
Redhill - 1 £425 - 2
Weybridge - 1 - -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (28.57%) SOAP
1 8 (28.57%) Web Services
1 8 (28.57%) XML
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
2 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
3 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
3 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
3 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
3 5 (17.86%) Defect Management
3 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
3 5 (17.86%) Use Case
3 5 (17.86%) Security Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Test Management
3 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) XML Messaging
3 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 5 (17.86%) C
3 5 (17.86%) Unix
3 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.86%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting

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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) OrCAD
2 1 (3.57%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle iStore
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (3.57%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
2 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Tester
3 3 (10.71%) Quality Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Junior
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) XML Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Physicist
5 1 (3.57%) Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Scientific Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) SOAP
1 8 (28.57%) Web Services
1 8 (28.57%) XML
2 5 (17.86%) XML Messaging
3 3 (10.71%) Ajax
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
3 3 (10.71%) DHTML
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) REST
3 3 (10.71%) RESTful
3 3 (10.71%) Symfony
3 3 (10.71%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.71%) Smart Meter
3 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 2 (7.14%) Informatics
4 1 (3.57%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
1 5 (17.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
2 5 (17.86%) Defect Management
2 5 (17.86%) Security Testing
2 5 (17.86%) Test Management
2 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
2 5 (17.86%) Use Case
2 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Scrum
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
4 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
4 3 (10.71%) TDD
4 3 (10.71%) Web Development
4 3 (10.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) C
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Apex Code
2 3 (10.71%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.71%) PHP
2 3 (10.71%) SOQL
2 3 (10.71%) SOSL
3 2 (7.14%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
1 3 (10.71%) GAMP
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Firmware
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (10.71%) SAP
5 2 (7.14%) Anaplan
5 2 (7.14%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.57%) Cadence
Woking, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
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