Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Validation Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Stevenage during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 3.33% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Stevenage median daily rate - - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stevenage median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.75 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 86 84 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 95.56% 96.55% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 41
Stevenage median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
10th Percentile £238 £206 £120
90th Percentile £497 £474 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 20
Stevenage median hourly rate £20.76 £40.00 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.11% +85.83% +38.87%
10th Percentile £11.76 £8.25 £14.62
90th Percentile £52.52 £53.75 £37.53
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.72% -8.57% +6.06%

Validation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

Job postings that featured Validation Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stevenage.

Job vacancy trend for Validation Engineer in Stevenage

Validation Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, Validation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stevenage region featuring Validation Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (100.00%) ClearQuest
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Automotive
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Avionics
1 3 (100.00%) Cygwin
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (66.67%) SpaceWire
2 2 (66.67%) ECSS
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) CMMI
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) ANSI C

Validation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (100.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (100.00%) Automotive
1 3 (100.00%) Avionics
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) CMMI
3 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ECSS
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat