Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 16 November 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 49 37
Rank change year-on-year -10 -12 +32
Contract jobs citing Validation 5 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.95% 0.21% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.27% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 14
Southampton median daily rate £563 - £550
10th Percentile £556 - £400
90th Percentile £569 - £588
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Southampton median hourly rate £48.23 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.18% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% +52.82%

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 445 370 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 84.44% 78.06% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 220 281
Southampton median daily rate £450 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% - +7.64%
10th Percentile £304 £241 £216
90th Percentile £564 £575 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 36
Southampton median hourly rate £15.00 £44.12 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.00% +215.11% -30.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £12.88 £11.31
90th Percentile £48.23 £50.06 £29.63
Hampshire median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.25% +11.11% +44.00%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Southampton

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Southampton

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (60.00%) GxP
1 3 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (60.00%) Content Management
1 3 (60.00%) Life Science
2 2 (40.00%) QMS
2 2 (40.00%) CAPA
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
2 2 (40.00%) CAD
2 2 (40.00%) LIMS
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Clinical Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Server Management
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Life Science
2 2 (40.00%) LIMS
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Content Management
1 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) CAD
2 2 (40.00%) CAPA
2 2 (40.00%) Clinical Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) QMS
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Physics
3 1 (20.00%) PLM
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com