The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Validation Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation Specialist
Rank 641 662 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs requiring a Validation Specialist 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.007% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.007% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £550 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
50050 55150 53908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 95.01% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32734 35266 32824
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1662 2082 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Validation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Validation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Validation Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

Validation Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Validation Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Validation Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Validation Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Validation Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Validation Specialist
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +12 6 £550 +22.22% 1
London +3 4 £525 - 1
Southampton - 2 £550 -
Hampshire - 2 £550 -
South East - 2 £550 -

Validation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Validation Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Validation
2 5 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) Data Management
3 4 (33.33%) Document Management
3 4 (33.33%) Life Science
3 4 (33.33%) Test Management
3 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (25.00%) Credit Risk
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) SAS
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Statistics
5 2 (16.67%) Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) Big Data
5 2 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Base SAS
5 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (8.33%) R
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) Market Risk
6 1 (8.33%) SAP ERP
6 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking

Validation Specialist 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Base SAS
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 5 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Life Science
2 3 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Data Management
2 4 (33.33%) Document Management
2 4 (33.33%) Test Management
2 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (8.33%) GAMP
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
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