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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 98 83 82
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Validation 10 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 1.17% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.48% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Median daily rate £325 £406 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
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
1507 1416 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.07% 79.11% 77.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 858 617
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 31
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.89% +124.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 1 - -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Migration
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) Credit Risk
3 6 (17.65%) Data Quality
3 6 (17.65%) SAS
3 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (14.71%) Data Governance
4 5 (14.71%) SAP
4 5 (14.71%) Data Management
5 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 4 (11.76%) Windows
5 4 (11.76%) Quality Management
5 4 (11.76%) Coaching
5 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Metadata Management
6 3 (8.82%) Master Data Management
6 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
6 3 (8.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
6 3 (8.82%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
6 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
6 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle
6 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling

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 (17.65%) SAS
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.94%) CICS
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Lorenzo
1 1 (2.94%) Maximo
1 1 (2.94%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) FTP
2 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 2 (5.88%) WinSCP
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) DB2
2 2 (5.88%) MS Access
2 2 (5.88%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.94%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.94%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (2.94%) GIS
3 1 (2.94%) QGIS
3 1 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.94%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
1 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
1 2 (5.88%) Toad
2 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) Quality Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Compliance Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Data Manager
3 3 (8.82%) MI Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Risk Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Security Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Splunk Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 2 (5.88%) IT Risk Manager
4 2 (5.88%) OAT Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) OAT Test Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (5.88%) SOAP
1 2 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.94%) PostGIS
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Credit Risk
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
3 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Reference Data
3 3 (8.82%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.94%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) AIX
3 1 (2.94%) HPUX
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Migration
2 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.71%) Data Governance
3 5 (14.71%) Data Management
4 4 (11.76%) Coaching
4 4 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Quality Management
4 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Dashboard Development
5 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.82%) Master Data Management
5 3 (8.82%) Metadata Management
5 3 (8.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.88%) Data Validation
6 2 (5.88%) Defect Management
6 2 (5.88%) IT Audit
6 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.88%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.94%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) Data Quality
2 3 (8.82%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.88%) DameWare
2 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.88%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) SAP
2 3 (8.82%) Intel Security
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Splunk
3 2 (5.88%) HP
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) LexisNexis
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Teradata
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