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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 23 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.56% 1.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £367 £78 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+372.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Validation
County Antrim

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
103 44 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 80.47% 81.48% 75.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 32 57
Median daily rate £363 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £88 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Validation
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) TrackWise
3 1 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Life Science
3 1 (33.33%) GxP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) LIMS
3 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) TrackWise
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
1 1 (33.33%) LIMS
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Data Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GxP
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
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