The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Farnborough with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Hampshire / Farnborough
Rank 15 14 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 3.66% 5.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.08% 6.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £313 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +17.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.38 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -4.27% +7.04%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Farnborough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Farnborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 59 59 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 71.95% 75.64% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 49
Median daily rate £463 £403 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.90% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 5
Median hourly rate £68.75 £38.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.92% +171.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.28 £38.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.78 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Farnborough citing Validation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Farnborough

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Farnborough

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Farnborough

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for Validation.

1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (33.33%) Network Design
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Telelogic
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) OLTP
3 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (22.22%) GemFire
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) GitHub
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) BGP
1 1 (11.11%) DMVPN
1 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
1 2 (22.22%) Cognos Report Studio
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 2 (22.22%) HBase
1 2 (22.22%) OLTP
1 2 (22.22%) Spotfire
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Gradle
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Big Data Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Reporting Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) JSON
1 2 (22.22%) Kafka
1 2 (22.22%) Spark Streaming
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
1 2 (22.22%) Spring Boot
1 2 (22.22%) Spring Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Life Science
1 2 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Network Design
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
3 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Economics
3 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
3 2 (22.22%) Logistics
3 2 (22.22%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Statistics
3 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) OSINT
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) HDFS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cognos
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 2 (22.22%) Tableau
1 2 (22.22%) Telelogic
1 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
2 1 (11.11%) VMware