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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 29 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.37% 0.88% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.09% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £563 £263 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £193 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £333 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.67 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
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
164 276 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.89% 81.42% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 194 207
Median daily rate £406 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.70 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.21% +87.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.97 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 £48.23 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 8 (72.73%) Pharmaceutical
1 8 (72.73%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 8 (72.73%) Data Management
1 8 (72.73%) Life Science
2 7 (63.64%) Document Management
3 5 (45.45%) Change Management
4 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
7 1 (9.09%) Analytics
7 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
7 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) SAP
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (9.09%) Retail
7 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Content Management
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) QMS
7 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (9.09%) Release Management

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:

General
1 8 (72.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
3 4 (36.36%) Validation Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Validation Specialist
4 3 (27.27%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) IT Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Systems Validation Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Validation Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Retail Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Life Science
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Data Management
2 7 (63.64%) Document Management
3 5 (45.45%) Change Management
4 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) Content Management
7 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Release Management
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP