The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 28 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing Validation 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.48% 0.80% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.33% 0.96% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Median daily rate £550 £263 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.52% -46.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.67 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Validation
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
150 311 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 65.22% 82.49% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 224 216
Median daily rate £400 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.23 £27.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Validation across the Southampton region.

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Validation.

1 9 (69.23%) Data Management
2 7 (53.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (53.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 7 (53.85%) Document Management
2 7 (53.85%) Life Science
3 5 (38.46%) Test Management
4 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Quality Management
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) Workflow
6 2 (15.38%) Data Security
6 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
6 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Data Stewardship
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (15.38%) Data Validation
6 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
6 2 (15.38%) Information Management
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
6 2 (15.38%) ETL
6 2 (15.38%) ATM

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (15.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (53.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
3 4 (30.77%) Validation Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Validation Specialist
4 3 (23.08%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) IT Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Systems Validation Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Validation Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Retail Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Life Science
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Data Management
2 7 (53.85%) Document Management
3 5 (38.46%) Test Management
4 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Quality Management
5 3 (23.08%) Workflow
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
6 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) Data Security
6 2 (15.38%) Data Stewardship
6 2 (15.38%) Data Validation
6 2 (15.38%) ETL
6 2 (15.38%) Information Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) SAP