Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 22 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 28 34
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 +10
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.29% 1.70% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 2.21% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Slough median daily rate £350 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +15.15% +42.24%
10th Percentile £325 £424 £394
90th Percentile £375 £500 £431
Berkshire median daily rate £335 £450 £331
% change year-on-year -25.56% +35.85% -11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £12.00
Berkshire median hourly rate - £15.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -32.22% -44.79%

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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 277 226 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 81.71% 76.87% 79.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 151 167
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £200 £263 £260
90th Percentile £552 £550 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Slough median hourly rate £18.75 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.93% +12.00% -39.02%
10th Percentile £15.68 £14.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.70 £16.80 £40.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00% -34.58%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Slough

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Slough

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 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 Slough region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Data Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Developer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP