The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 51 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs citing Validation 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.42% 3.91% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 5.56% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate £225 £301 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.12% +20.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £371
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% -18.91%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
382 126 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 77.64% 70.39% 68.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 45 80
Average daily rate £300 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 7
Average hourly rate £19.75 £18.90 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.49% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £18.38 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Validation
Tyne and Wear

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 26 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Change Management
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
2 4 (57.14%) Requirements Management
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) Business Development
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Requirements Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Development
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
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