Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 6 months to 21 November 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
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 39 33
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +3
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.14% 0.84% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.97% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Middlesex median daily rate £515 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.85% +3.13% +185.71%
10th Percentile £463 £380 £375
90th Percentile £567 £465 £425
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year - +5.75% +10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £25.68
% change year-on-year +11.76% +65.53% -18.49%

Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 229 308 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 86.74% 86.52% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 182 139
Middlesex median daily rate £445 £413 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% +4.17% +2.19%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £547 £550 £501
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 10
Middlesex median hourly rate £31.75 £37.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.33% -2.60% -3.75%
10th Percentile £30.58 £23.70 £13.18
90th Percentile £33.53 £42.60 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Middlesex.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Middlesex

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Middlesex

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SAP BW
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) HBase
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Hortonworks
3 1 (33.33%) Cloudera

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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%) Apache Pig
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Data Lake Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Data Lake
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (33.33%) Sqoop
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop Architect
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Financial Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Proactive Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Flume
1 1 (33.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Cloudera
2 1 (33.33%) Hortonworks
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau