Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 46 58
Rank change year-on-year -14 +12 -1
Contract jobs citing Validation 10 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.31% 2.11% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 2.44% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 7
Swindon median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -1.10%
10th Percentile £401 £323 £313
90th Percentile £569 £625 £475
Wiltshire median daily rate £490 £450 £325
% change year-on-year +8.89% +38.46% -22.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +24.29% - -

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 652 573 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 85.68% 86.43% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 392 405
Swindon median daily rate £450 £410 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +3.54% -1.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £265
90th Percentile £625 £585 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Swindon median hourly rate £43.75 £13.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +236.54% -47.47% +41.47%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.84 £18.50
90th Percentile £48.25 £14.35 £45.13
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +66.67%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (50.00%) CyberArk
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) vMotion
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) CyberArk Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) CyberArk Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) VMware