Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 19 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 39 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 -3
Contract jobs citing Validation 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.61% 0.70% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 0.91% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Watford median daily rate - - £450
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £294 £310
% change year-on-year +19.15% -5.24% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £34.50 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year -23.33% +9.09% -

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 381 220 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.39% 77.19% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 109 79
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £225 £205 £212
90th Percentile £588 £533 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 11
Watford median hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.32% +9.62% +4.00%
10th Percentile £14.45 £12.75 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £15.50 £37.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £31.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -41.94% +47.62% +31.25%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Watford

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Watford

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Watford

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Watford over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Validation in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 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 Watford region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
2 2 (28.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (28.57%) GAMP
2 2 (28.57%) GMP
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Data Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) ISO 13485
3 1 (14.29%) iTrent
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) OLTP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) CRM

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) iTrent
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (14.29%) OLTP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Quality Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Software Validation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) MIS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Report Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
1 2 (28.57%) GAMP
1 2 (28.57%) GMP
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 13485
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP