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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 84 66 77
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing Validation 23 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.47% 1.35% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.62% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 1
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£375 £485 £548
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.68% -11.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +15.38%
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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
1329 924 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.19% 82.94% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 984 656 373
Average daily rate £363 £335 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £9.68 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £55.10 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 14 (40.00%) Data Validation
2 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
3 11 (31.43%) Data Analysis
4 10 (28.57%) Supplier Management
5 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.71%) Time Management
6 6 (17.14%) Computacenter
6 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.29%) SQL
7 5 (14.29%) Misys Midas
8 4 (11.43%) Retail
8 4 (11.43%) NHS
9 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
9 3 (8.57%) Workflow
9 3 (8.57%) Finance
9 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.57%) Firewall
9 3 (8.57%) VBA
9 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
9 3 (8.57%) OLAP
9 3 (8.57%) MS Access
9 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
9 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.57%) SAS
9 3 (8.57%) LAN
9 3 (8.57%) WAN
9 3 (8.57%) Windows
9 3 (8.57%) Teradata

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (8.57%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LAN
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) Network Security
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.86%) Junos
3 1 (2.86%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) VLAN
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) OLAP
1 3 (8.57%) MS Access
1 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (8.57%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.86%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.86%) NUnit
1 1 (2.86%) ReSharper
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (2.86%) Moq
1 1 (2.86%) NSubstitute
General
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Deployment Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Data Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) SAS Developer
8 2 (5.71%) ETL Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Database Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Development Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Integration Manager
9 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.86%) SOAP
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
1 1 (2.86%) NHibernate
1 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.86%) jQuery
1 1 (2.86%) RESTful
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.86%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) NHS
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Data Validation
2 11 (31.43%) Data Analysis
3 10 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 9 (25.71%) Time Management
5 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.57%) Workflow
6 3 (8.57%) ERD
6 3 (8.57%) Requirements Management
6 3 (8.57%) SDLC
7 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.71%) BPMN
7 2 (5.71%) Master Data Management
7 2 (5.71%) Migration
7 2 (5.71%) ETL
7 2 (5.71%) Data Management
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) VBA
3 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.71%) CCIE
1 2 (5.71%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
2 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
2 1 (2.86%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Computacenter
3 3 (8.57%) Teradata
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) F5
5 1 (2.86%) Juniper
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