The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 27 March 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 56 50
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6  
Contract jobs citing Validation 7 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.31% 0.97% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.20% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £363 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% +27.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +17.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £36.75 £32.85 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.87% +39.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.38 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -4.27% +7.04%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 424 498 531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 79.10% 80.19% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 298 271
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 35 56
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +76.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Validation in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Cambridgeshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Cambridge +9 6 £450 +12.50% 6
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

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

1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
3 3 (18.75%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (18.75%) Learning Management System
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Workday
3 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Data Validation
3 3 (18.75%) Data Mapping
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Saba
3 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) Marvel
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) NAS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Axure RP
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Trac
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) HR Manager
1 3 (18.75%) IT Manager
1 3 (18.75%) IT Programme Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Programme Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
1 3 (18.75%) SAP Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) SAP Data Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Business Change Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Business Change Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Business Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Change Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Change Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Learning Management System
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Life Science
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Data Mapping
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Data Validation
3 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
3 3 (18.75%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ARP4754
1 1 (6.25%) GAMP
1 1 (6.25%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Saba
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
1 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
1 3 (18.75%) Workday
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
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