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 29 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
Berkshire / Maidenhead
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 11 16
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5  
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 1.89% 4.12% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 5.33% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £420 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% +15.86%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +17.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £53.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -2.64% +4.86%  

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 88 75 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 83.02% 77.32% 85.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 46
Median daily rate £400 £375 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £201 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 £53.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.56% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 29 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for Validation.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Handlebars
2 1 (33.33%) Order to Cash
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) DOM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) GMP
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) TrackWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Arabic Language
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) DOM
1 1 (33.33%) Handlebars
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) LESS
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Order to Cash
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (33.33%) QMS
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
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%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP