Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 39 43
Rank change year-on-year -14 +4 +19
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.21% 1.81% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 2.10% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 9
Southampton median daily rate - £563 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.63% +128.57%
Hampshire median daily rate £448 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +11.88% - +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Southampton median hourly rate - £43.85 -
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year -10.53% +30.14% -30.48%

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 384 381 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 81.53% 86.00% 79.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 242 262
Southampton median daily rate £444 £408 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.90% -4.12% +18.06%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £613
Hampshire median daily rate £440 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.03% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 31
Southampton median hourly rate £16.00 £44.56 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.09% +207.29% -43.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £14.72 £10.40
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.02 £41.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £32.94 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +9.79% +9.09% -21.43%

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 21 February 2019, 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 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com