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 25 June 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.

Validation
Hampshire / Farnborough
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Farnborough - - 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -17.72% +12.85%  

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 40 47 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 80.00% 74.60% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 44
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £355 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £25.12 £59.31 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.64% +18.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Life Science
2 2 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Tableau
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) Economics
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Spotfire
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat

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Co-occurring 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (25.00%) GemFire
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Spotfire
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
2 1 (25.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Reporting Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) Kafka
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Spark Streaming
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Economics
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
1 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (25.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (25.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Tableau
1 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat