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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 26 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing Validation 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.04% 0.59% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 0.71% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £500 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
200 280 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 81.63% 83.09% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 216 194
Median daily rate £383 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 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 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mapping
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) ATM
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Security
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Information Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Data Stewardship
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mapping
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) Data Security
1 2 (33.33%) Data Stewardship
1 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
1 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Information Management
1 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) SAP