The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 75 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.15% - 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% - 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £342 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.57% -14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +35.17%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
633 569 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 93.50% 87.54% 76.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 384 164
Median daily rate £388 £420 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% -12.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Validation.

1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
4 5 (21.74%) CSS
4 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) MySQL
4 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (21.74%) Ruby
4 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) Scala
4 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
4 5 (21.74%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
4 5 (21.74%) HTML5
4 5 (21.74%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (21.74%) JSON
4 5 (21.74%) Django
4 5 (21.74%) Kanban
4 5 (21.74%) REST
4 5 (21.74%) CSS3
4 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
4 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (21.74%) Play Framework

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (13.04%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) Kerberos
2 2 (8.70%) LDAP
2 2 (8.70%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
1 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
1 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MSI
1 3 (13.04%) NMock
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
1 3 (13.04%) WiX
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Digital Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Digital Technical Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Development Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Development Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) AML Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Hardware Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
1 5 (21.74%) CSS
1 5 (21.74%) CSS3
1 5 (21.74%) Django
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
1 5 (21.74%) HTML5
1 5 (21.74%) JSON
1 5 (21.74%) Play Framework
1 5 (21.74%) REST
1 5 (21.74%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.70%) AIX
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.70%) zOS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (26.09%) Scrum
2 5 (21.74%) Kanban
2 5 (21.74%) TDD
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Open Source
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) Business Development
4 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.04%) ETL
4 3 (13.04%) Prototyping
4 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) User Stories
5 2 (8.70%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 2 (8.70%) API Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Ruby
1 5 (21.74%) Scala
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.04%) VB
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) MCP
4 2 (8.70%) MCTS
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Control-M
1 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) CA
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) SAP