The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Valgrind skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Valgrind over the 3 months to 28 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.

Valgrind
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 644
Contract jobs citing Valgrind 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £310
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Valgrind is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8279 8360 7382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.58% 15.52% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5639 5758 4879
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 126 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £49.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

Valgrind
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Valgrind as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Valgrind in the UK

Valgrind
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Valgrind in the UK

Valgrind
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Valgrind in the UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Valgrind also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Valgrind.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Google
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) AMQP
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Confluence
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Qpid
1 4 (100.00%) GoogleTest
1 4 (100.00%) CMake
1 4 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (75.00%) VTune
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) dBASE

Valgrind
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (100.00%) Apache Qpid
1 4 (100.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) AMQP
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) dBASE
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 4 (100.00%) CMake
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) GoogleTest
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) VTune
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Google
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle