The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Validation Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation Consultant
Rank 650 643 607
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Validation Consultant 1 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.005% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.006% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £395
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Validation Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Validation Consultant in the job title.

Validation Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Validation Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Validation Consultant within the UK.

Validation Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Validation Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Validation Consultant within the UK.

Validation Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Validation Consultant
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England -16 1 - -
London - 1 - -

Validation Consultant Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Validation Consultant 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 featuring Validation Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (20.00%) GMP
4 1 (20.00%) GxP
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Document Management
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) QMS
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC

Validation Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Document Management
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) QMS
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (20.00%) GMP
2 1 (20.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP