The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
UK / Wales
Rank 60 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Validation 5 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.72% 4.02% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 4.58% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 9
Median daily rate £331 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £325 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £437 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -13.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £31.47
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +31.87%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
567 590 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 81.23% 87.80% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 421 297
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £240 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +208.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £31.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
South Wales -4 5 £331 -1.85% 1
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wales region with a requirement for Validation.

1 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 5 (23.81%) CA
2 5 (23.81%) ERwin
2 5 (23.81%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 5 (23.81%) Logical Data Model
2 5 (23.81%) Scorecard
3 4 (19.05%) Use Case
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
4 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (14.29%) GAMP
4 3 (14.29%) GxP
4 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
5 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) NHS
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
5 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (9.52%) QA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) ERwin
2 2 (9.52%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Data Modeller
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Validation Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) NHS Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) HTML5
1 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 5 (23.81%) Logical Data Model
2 5 (23.81%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (23.81%) Scorecard
3 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Use Case
4 3 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Load Testing
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) QMS
5 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
5 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Test Management
5 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) GAMP
1 3 (14.29%) GxP
2 2 (9.52%) QA
3 1 (4.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) CA
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
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