The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Halifax region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 22 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.03% 1.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 1.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.31%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
136 131 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 82.42% 72.38% 76.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 89 130
Average daily rate £415 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Validation
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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 25 July 2014.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Validation
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Retail
3 6 (46.15%) Banking
3 6 (46.15%) Retail Banking
4 5 (38.46%) Data Validation
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (23.08%) Data Security
6 3 (23.08%) Data Extraction
6 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) QA
6 3 (23.08%) Requirements Management
7 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Logistics
7 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Rational Rose
7 2 (15.38%) ATM
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
8 1 (7.69%) Change Management
8 1 (7.69%) Data Management
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
8 1 (7.69%) Time Management
8 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Rational Rose
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Retail
3 6 (46.15%) Retail Banking
3 6 (46.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) PMO Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Data Validation
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Management
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Data Security
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Logistics
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
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