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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 25 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing Validation 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.07% 0.39% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 0.49% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Median daily rate £469 - £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £30.97
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +42.07%

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
169 203 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 69.83% 78.99% 80.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 135 152
Median daily rate £450 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £32.75 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.19% +143.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 January 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Validation.

1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Life Science
2 5 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (41.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (33.33%) Data Management
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 4 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 3 (25.00%) Solvency II
4 3 (25.00%) Release Management
4 3 (25.00%) Content Management
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (8.33%) AAT
6 1 (8.33%) QMS
6 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (8.33%) Data Centre

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ERwin
General
1 5 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Validation Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Validation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) Data Management
2 4 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Content Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (8.33%) QMS
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) AAT
1 1 (8.33%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (25.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle