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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 97 81 59
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Contract jobs citing Validation 6 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.41% 1.35% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.57% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 11
Median daily rate £453 £375 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.66% -20.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £333 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £415 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
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
1292 1399 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 87.65% 85.57% 83.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 1033 599
Median daily rate £425 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £175.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 2016, 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 8 (44.44%) Data Validation
2 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 5 (27.78%) QA
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 4 (22.22%) Statistics
5 4 (22.22%) ETL
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) SPSS
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) SAS
6 3 (16.67%) MS Office
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Data Mining
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) Econometrics
6 3 (16.67%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) Retail
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Economics
6 3 (16.67%) Operations Research

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 3 (16.67%) SAS
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 3 (16.67%) SPSS
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (11.11%) MS Access
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (11.11%) Pentaho
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) HBase
3 1 (5.56%) Mahout
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Azure Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Technician
4 1 (5.56%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Ajax
1 1 (5.56%) Cascading
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
1 1 (5.56%) Sass
1 1 (5.56%) XHTML
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 4 (22.22%) Statistics
3 3 (16.67%) Credit Risk
3 3 (16.67%) Economics
4 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.56%) Neural Network
5 1 (5.56%) NHS
5 1 (5.56%) Physics
5 1 (5.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) AIX
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Data Validation
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) ETL
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Econometrics
4 3 (16.67%) Markov Chain
4 3 (16.67%) Operations Research
4 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (5.56%) Case Management
6 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) R
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) PhD
2 2 (11.11%) Postgraduate
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) ACF2
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (5.56%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 2 (11.11%) zSecure
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Qualys