Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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 > Southampton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 39 68
Rank change year-on-year -6 +29 -1
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.21% 3.21% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 4.36% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 2
Southampton median daily rate - £550 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +109.52% -52.27%
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -14.29% +9.38% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 - £9.67
10th Percentile £42.50 - £8.83
90th Percentile £47.50 - £10.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £26.18
% change year-on-year +18.75% +52.82% -30.20%

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 338 367 571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 71.46% 73.69% 81.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 259 397
Southampton median daily rate £388 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £263 £219 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 41
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.43% -44.97% +11.82%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.49 £35.20 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +17.96%

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 20 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management