The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 73 63 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing Validation 24 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 1.78% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 2.36% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 2
Median daily rate £425 £290 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £220 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £458 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £21.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Validation
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1468 1144 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.84% 75.46% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 619 463
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 39
Median hourly rate £32.50 £15.98 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.44% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Validation.

1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Migration
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (19.51%) Data Cleansing
3 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (17.07%) Data Management
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle
3 7 (17.07%) Toad
3 7 (17.07%) Data Modelling
4 6 (14.63%) SAS
4 6 (14.63%) Unix
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Credit Risk
4 6 (14.63%) Data Quality
5 5 (12.20%) Data Governance
5 5 (12.20%) SAP
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
5 5 (12.20%) Project Management
5 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.76%) Scrum
6 4 (9.76%) Quality Management
6 4 (9.76%) Mainframe
6 4 (9.76%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (9.76%) ETL
6 4 (9.76%) MySQL
6 4 (9.76%) DB2
6 4 (9.76%) JUnit
6 4 (9.76%) HTML
6 4 (9.76%) Java

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (14.63%) SAS
2 4 (9.76%) Confluence
2 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.44%) Lorenzo
2 1 (2.44%) Maximo
2 1 (2.44%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) WinSCP
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) FTP
2 2 (4.88%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) DB2
2 4 (9.76%) MS Access
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.88%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.44%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.44%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Toad
2 4 (9.76%) HP UFT
2 4 (9.76%) JIRA
2 4 (9.76%) JUnit
2 4 (9.76%) LoadRunner
2 4 (9.76%) Subversion
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Data Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Developer
2 5 (12.20%) Test Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Hybris Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Quality Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Technical Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Technical Leader
4 3 (7.32%) Compliance Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Data Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Data Migration Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) MI Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Migration Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Security Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Splunk Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Tester
5 2 (4.88%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Ajax
1 4 (9.76%) CSS
1 4 (9.76%) HTML
1 4 (9.76%) jQuery
1 4 (9.76%) JSP
1 4 (9.76%) Spring
1 4 (9.76%) Spring MVC
1 4 (9.76%) Web Services
1 4 (9.76%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (9.76%) XML
1 4 (9.76%) XSD
2 2 (4.88%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (4.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.63%) Credit Risk
3 4 (9.76%) iPad
3 4 (9.76%) Mainframe
3 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.32%) Data Extraction
4 3 (7.32%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.32%) Reference Data
4 3 (7.32%) Taxonomies
5 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.44%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Unix
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Data Cleansing
1 8 (19.51%) Migration
1 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (17.07%) Data Management
2 7 (17.07%) Data Modelling
3 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.20%) Data Governance
4 5 (12.20%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.76%) Coaching
5 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Data Validation
5 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.76%) ETL
5 4 (9.76%) Kanban
5 4 (9.76%) MVC
5 4 (9.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Quality Management
5 4 (9.76%) Scrum
5 4 (9.76%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.32%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) DameWare
1 4 (9.76%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (7.32%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) SAP
3 4 (9.76%) HP
3 4 (9.76%) hybris
3 4 (9.76%) IBM
3 4 (9.76%) LexisNexis
4 3 (7.32%) Intel Security
4 3 (7.32%) Splunk
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.88%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) Teradata
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