The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
North West / Merseyside
Rank 33 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Validation 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.95% 1.52% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.82% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £488 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +107.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £458 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £535 £247
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £30.97
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +42.07%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 274 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 78.13% 83.03% 70.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 160 95
Median daily rate £480 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £32.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £71.50 £16.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Liverpool +3 4 £450 -7.69% 1
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Data Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Civica
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) SAP HR
3 2 (33.33%) BAPI
3 2 (33.33%) LSMW
3 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) WFM
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LSMW
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Migration Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) BAPI
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Civica
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft