The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 29 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Contract jobs citing Validation 11 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.00% 17.86% 13.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.32% 23.81% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
Median daily rate £288 £269 £95
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +184.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £261 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £288 £95
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +44.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
174 63 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 79.09% 75.00% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 26 38
Median daily rate £370 £375 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Validation across the Belfast region.

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Validation.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) Data Validation
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) QA
3 7 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) Front Office
3 7 (50.00%) BDD
3 7 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) OOD
4 6 (42.86%) Information Security
4 6 (42.86%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) C++
7 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
7 2 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 1 (7.14%) QA Automation
8 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
8 1 (7.14%) Selenium

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
1 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 7 (50.00%) Front Office
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Data Validation
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) BDD
3 7 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) Information Security
4 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 6 (42.86%) OOD
5 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
6 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 1 (7.14%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) AppManager
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