The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 81 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing Validation 14 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.08% 0.95% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.18% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.74 £38.15 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% +27.16%
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1088 931 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.15% 80.47% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 617 322
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £110.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Leeds region.

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) Misys Midas
4 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 4 (22.22%) NHS
4 4 (22.22%) LAN
4 4 (22.22%) WAN
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (16.67%) GPRS
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (11.11%) Solvency II
6 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (11.11%) ERD
6 2 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (11.11%) Smart Meter
6 2 (11.11%) Retail
6 2 (11.11%) Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (11.11%) Teradata
6 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
6 2 (11.11%) OLAP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
1 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) GPRS
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (11.11%) OLAP
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) NUnit
1 1 (5.56%) ReSharper
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (5.56%) Moq
1 1 (5.56%) NSubstitute
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Database Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 2 (11.11%) SAS Developer
3 2 (11.11%) ETL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.56%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) Smart Meter
3 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) ERD
5 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) Process Management
6 1 (5.56%) ITSM
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.56%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VBA
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
1 1 (5.56%) JNCIS
1 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Teradata
2 1 (5.56%) Juniper
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