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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 80 78 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing Validation 20 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.38% 0.35% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.41% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 10
Average daily rate £330 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £361 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £375 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.74% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.47 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+35.04% -10.08%
Validation
West Yorkshire

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
1210 985 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.62% 86.48% 81.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 706 473
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.83 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £33.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 18 (51.43%) SQL
2 16 (45.71%) Data Validation
3 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 14 (40.00%) QA
5 11 (31.43%) Data Quality
5 11 (31.43%) Data Modelling
5 11 (31.43%) Data Analysis
6 10 (28.57%) Finance
6 10 (28.57%) MS Access
6 10 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (25.71%) Data Migration
7 9 (25.71%) Data Cleansing
7 9 (25.71%) MS Visio
7 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.71%) Migration
8 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (22.86%) Project Management
8 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (20.00%) NHS
9 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (20.00%) ETL
9 7 (20.00%) MS Office
10 6 (17.14%) Oracle
10 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
10 6 (17.14%) MS Project
10 6 (17.14%) SharePoint

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (25.71%) MS Visio
4 7 (20.00%) MS Office
5 6 (17.14%) MS Project
6 1 (2.86%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (28.57%) MS Access
3 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (17.14%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (14.29%) Data Mining
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
2 1 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Data Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Data Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Development Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Implementation Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Azure Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Ajax
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) Sass
1 1 (2.86%) XHTML
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) NHS
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Blog
4 2 (5.71%) Statistics
4 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.86%) DataPower
5 1 (2.86%) Economics
5 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.86%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Unix
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Data Validation
2 11 (31.43%) Data Analysis
2 11 (31.43%) Data Modelling
3 9 (25.71%) Data Cleansing
3 9 (25.71%) Data Migration
3 9 (25.71%) Migration
4 8 (22.86%) Project Management
4 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (20.00%) ETL
6 6 (17.14%) Analytics
6 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Data Management
7 4 (11.43%) Data Mapping
7 4 (11.43%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (11.43%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (8.57%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (8.57%) Presales
8 3 (8.57%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) QA
2 11 (31.43%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
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