The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 73 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Validation 12 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.86% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.85% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +48.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £360 £316
% change year-on-year
- +13.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.47 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.18% -3.33%
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
1029 820 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.55% 74.28% 70.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 433 390
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -21.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £97.74 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - - - - 2
Wigan - - - -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (31.58%) Data Validation
2 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Data Integration
3 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) QA
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) MS Office
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Windows
5 2 (10.53%) SLA
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (10.53%) GAMP
5 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
5 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Finance
5 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (10.53%) Banking

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (5.26%) BigQuery
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
4 1 (5.26%) SAP BI
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Data Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Transition Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) Validation Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Project Director
5 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Project Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Integration
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Biotechnology
3 1 (5.26%) STB
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Biometrics
3 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Data Validation
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (10.53%) System Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Document Management
5 1 (5.26%) Logistics
5 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (10.53%) GAMP
2 2 (10.53%) WCAG
3 1 (5.26%) COBIT
3 1 (5.26%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
1 2 (10.53%) Talend
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
Salford, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: Very Competitive daily rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: Very Competitive daily rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £20 - £28 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago