The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Rank 80 72 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Validation 6 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.54% 1.51% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.78% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 6
Median daily rate £375 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £273 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £413 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £336 £386
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -13.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.25 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-11.24% +34.38%

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
941 1181 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.77% 84.84% 86.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 820 707
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.20 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £19.44 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Validation.

1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) BPR
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Environment Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Process Mapping Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) BPR
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
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