The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 16 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.49% 2.91% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 3.53% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 15
Median daily rate £405 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £30.97
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +42.07%

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
60 85 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 89.55% 82.52% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 71 116
Median daily rate £350 £356 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% -16.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
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 Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Validation.

1 4 (80.00%) Wireframes
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (80.00%) MS Project
1 4 (80.00%) DSDM
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) Legal
1 4 (80.00%) CMS
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Content Management
1 4 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (80.00%) Process Improvement
1 4 (80.00%) Business Transformation
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (80.00%) MS Project
1 4 (80.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
General
1 4 (80.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Business Transformation
1 4 (80.00%) Content Management
1 4 (80.00%) DSDM
1 4 (80.00%) Process Improvement
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (80.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing