Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 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
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 35 27
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 8 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 3.32% 2.24% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 2.63% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Ipswich median daily rate - £625 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +51.42% -
Suffolk median daily rate - £625 £351
% change year-on-year - +78.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Ipswich median hourly rate - - £13.50
Suffolk median hourly rate - - £13.50

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 Ipswich with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 196 266 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 81.33% 85.26% 82.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 147 144
Ipswich median daily rate £400 £433 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.51% +7.72% +0.38%
10th Percentile £275 £253 £271
90th Percentile £569 £575 £550
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Ipswich median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +1.75% -41.84%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.98 £11.10
90th Percentile £30.40 £33.05 £19.50
Suffolk median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year +10.00% +88.68% +1.92%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Ipswich

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Ipswich

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Validation.

1 6 (75.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (62.50%) Data Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Huawei
3 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) PhD
3 4 (50.00%) QMS
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (62.50%) Data Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) QMS
3 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft