Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Validation
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 7 36
Rank change year-on-year -21 +29 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.76% 15.65% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 20.18% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheltenham median daily rate - - £450
Gloucestershire median daily rate £508 £425 £504
% change year-on-year +19.41% -15.63% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £40.00 £42.00 £41.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £43.75
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -

Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 159 114 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 93.53% 77.55% 86.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 116
Cheltenham median daily rate £400 £381 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +0.99% -7.36%
10th Percentile £256 £220 £290
90th Percentile £513 £638 £550
Gloucestershire median daily rate £434 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +15.67% -3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 17
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £40.25 £13.00 £37.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £44.65
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% -

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Cheltenham

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Validation in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Cheltenham

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (100.00%) SysML
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) DO-178B
3 1 (33.33%) Avionics

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (100.00%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) DO-178B