The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 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 22 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
Berkshire / Maidenhead
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 20 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 -11  
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 1.67% 0.79% 9.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 0.97% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £288 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +18.57% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Maidenhead with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Maidenhead
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 105 103 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 87.50% 81.75% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 40
Median daily rate £313 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.06% -  
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 Maidenhead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidenhead 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 Maidenhead

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Maidenhead

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 22 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for Validation.

1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) TrackWise
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) QMS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Order to Cash
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 (33.33%) TrackWise
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) QMS
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (33.33%) GMP
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO