The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 45 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing Validation 10 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.34% 1.72% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 2.45% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
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£550 £396 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.80% +39.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £337 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £449 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.80 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +20.00%
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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
337 245 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 78.74% 70.20% 66.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 185 91
Average daily rate £391 £320 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.26% -22.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 9 (64.29%) GAMP
1 9 (64.29%) GMP
1 9 (64.29%) GxP
1 9 (64.29%) Pharmaceutical
1 9 (64.29%) LIMS
1 9 (64.29%) Quality Management
1 9 (64.29%) QMS
1 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Clustering
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 2 (14.29%) X.509
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Finance
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Military
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) Python

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) X.509
2 1 (7.14%) NGN
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 9 (64.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) LIMS
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Quality Management
1 9 (64.29%) QMS
1 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) ICONIX
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) COBOL
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) GAMP
1 9 (64.29%) GMP
1 9 (64.29%) GxP
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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