Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 January 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 55 52
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 -6
Contract jobs citing Validation 15 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.25% 1.36% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 1.62% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 8
Swindon median daily rate £550 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £335 £313 £189
90th Percentile £735 £503 £511
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 549 557 648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 82.31% 84.27% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 402 509
Swindon median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -4.19%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £263
90th Percentile £613 £575 £532
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -41.26% +66.28%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £14.45
90th Percentile £28.75 £24.70 £71.63
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.57% +2.67% +38.89%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Swindon

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Swindon

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Swindon over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Validation in Swindon

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Swindon

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (33.33%) QA
1 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (26.67%) User Stories
2 4 (26.67%) Velocity
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Billing
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Big Data
4 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Back Office
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (13.33%) GxP
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Internal Audit
5 1 (6.67%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (6.67%) GDPR
5 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Sauce Labs

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Gatling
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (26.67%) Billing
2 2 (13.33%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Architect
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Customer-Centricity
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) User Stories
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Internal Audit
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Campaign Management
5 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (13.33%) GxP
3 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Informatica
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Teradata
2 1 (6.67%) Veracode
2 1 (6.67%) VMware