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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank - 33 42
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne - 1.85% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.42% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £31.44 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+33.58% -13.26%
Validation
Tyne and Wear

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
590 248 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.41% 76.31% 78.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 163 131
Average daily rate £410 £425 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +42.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 20
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.82 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.05 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £21.82 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 4 (100.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) IBM

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CA
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) IBM