The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Validation
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 35 48
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 3.03% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.65% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £280 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +17.85% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -17.19% +12.14%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 237 301 359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 78.74% 82.92% 79.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 186 265
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £19.95 £27.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Validation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Cambridge

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Validation in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Cambridge

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Validation.

1 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) GAMP
3 1 (16.67%) GxP
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) ARP4754
3 1 (16.67%) Trac
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Record to Report
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Life Science

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Trac
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Record to Report
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ARP4754
1 1 (16.67%) GAMP
1 1 (16.67%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
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