The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 16 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 6.84% 1.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.89% 1.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£393 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90 143 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 76.92% 79.89% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 117 107
Average daily rate £425 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.60 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.57% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 10 (90.91%) Retail
2 9 (81.82%) Banking
3 8 (72.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (72.73%) Retail Banking
4 7 (63.64%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Requirements Management
6 4 (36.36%) Migration
6 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
7 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
8 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
8 2 (18.18%) QA
8 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
8 2 (18.18%) MS Project
9 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
9 1 (9.09%) Project Management
9 1 (9.09%) Change Management
9 1 (9.09%) Data Security
9 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
9 1 (9.09%) Time Management
9 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
9 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
9 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
9 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 1 (9.09%) Coaching
9 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 10 (90.91%) Retail
2 9 (81.82%) Banking
3 8 (72.73%) Retail Banking
4 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Business Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) Requirements Management
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Security
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
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