The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 84 85
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Validation 17 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.43% 1.08% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.31% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 9
Median daily rate £430 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £350 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £463 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +17.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £61.75 -
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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 975 1071 1164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 82.07% 82.32% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 705 650
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 79 28
Median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.38 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £52.29
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 Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Surrey

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Surrey over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Validation in Surrey

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Surrey

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Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 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
Redhill -7 4 £430 -
Staines - 4 £263 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £530 -
Camberley +7 1 £500 +281.67%
Validation
South East

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 Surrey region with a requirement for Validation.

1 12 (40.00%) Degree
1 12 (40.00%) QA
2 8 (26.67%) Regulatory Compliance
3 7 (23.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (20.00%) QMS
5 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Marketing
5 5 (16.67%) Life Science
5 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 5 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 5 (16.67%) Logistics
6 4 (13.33%) Billing
6 4 (13.33%) SLA
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (13.33%) Demand Management
7 3 (10.00%) Data Validation
7 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.00%) Finance
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (6.67%) Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Password Management
8 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.67%) HP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (3.33%) Confluence
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) 3GPP
1 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.33%) LTE
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (3.33%) OLAP
1 1 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
1 2 (6.67%) NeoLoad
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (23.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (16.67%) Marketing
3 4 (13.33%) Billing
4 3 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Quality Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) QA Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Asset and Configuration Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Test Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Resource Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) ActiveX
1 1 (3.33%) MDX
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Life Science
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.67%) Biotechnology
4 2 (6.67%) CMDB
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Regulatory Compliance
2 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (20.00%) QMS
3 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Logistics
3 5 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (13.33%) Demand Management
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.00%) Data Validation
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) ETL
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Password Management
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
1 1 (3.33%) C++
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
1 1 (3.33%) Python
1 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (13.33%) SLA
3 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (6.67%) GxP
4 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (3.33%) ISO26262
4 1 (3.33%) MISRA
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) HP
1 2 (6.67%) Nimble Storage
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) Infor
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Workday
Woking, Surrey
Experis Ltd
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