Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hounslow 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 7 August 2020 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
West London > Hounslow
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 28 36
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing Validation 6 13 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hounslow 6.00% 4.05% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.38% 4.61% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 9
Median daily rate £575 £456 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.03% +14.06% -
10th Percentile £430 £305 £319
90th Percentile £905 £536 £486
West London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £41.00
West London median hourly rate £35.75 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -18.29% +15.13% -10.59%

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 Hounslow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hounslow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 94 282 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 94.00% 87.85% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 189 220
Median daily rate £535 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.29% -7.89% +11.76%
10th Percentile £263 £305 £235
90th Percentile £688 £593 £614
West London median daily rate £491 £450 £474
% change year-on-year +9.17% -5.01% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 12
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.30 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.77% -40.73% +57.14%
10th Percentile £12.33 £11.05 £11.30
90th Percentile £35.20 £28.00 £44.20
Median hourly rate £29.75 £30.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% -19.00% +33.68%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Hounslow

Job postings citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hounslow.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Hounslow

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Validation in Hounslow.

Daily rate trend for Validation in Hounslow

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Daily Rate Histogram in Hounslow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Validation in Hounslow over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Validation in Hounslow

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Validation in Hounslow.

Hourly rate trend for Validation in Hounslow

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Hounslow

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Hounslow region over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentford +4 5 £575 +26.03%
Validation
West London

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 Hounslow region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (83.33%) Machine Learning
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Statistics
2 3 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) QMS
3 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 2 (33.33%) PaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) GxP
3 2 (33.33%) Biometrics
3 2 (33.33%) Data Science
3 2 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (33.33%) IaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (33.33%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Power BI
4 1 (16.67%) Convolutional Neural Network

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Hounslow 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Power Platform
2 1 (16.67%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Blockchain
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
General
1 3 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Systems Validation Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Data Scientist
1 2 (33.33%) Validation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Machine Learning
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (33.33%) Biometrics
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Data Science
3 2 (33.33%) QMS
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) Robotic Process Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Convolutional Neural Network
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (33.33%) GxP
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy