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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 54 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.80% - 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% - 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£240 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.52% -5.55%
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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
406 136 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 81.36% 73.12% 62.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 77 65
Average daily rate £420 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.24% -28.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) CMMI
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Business Development
1 2 (33.33%) QA
1 2 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
1 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Head of Testing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) CMMI
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Business Development
1 2 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
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