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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 59 30 53
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +23
Contract jobs citing Validation 31 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.40% 4.80% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 6.22% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 5
Average daily rate £310 £500 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +122.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £350 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £584 £276
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -2.11%
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
812 386 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.94% 77.20% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 254 274
Average daily rate £323 £359 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +19.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 1
Average hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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 14 (45.16%) Unix
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
3 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
3 12 (38.71%) Mentoring
4 11 (35.48%) Defect Management
4 11 (35.48%) Windows
5 10 (32.26%) Windows XP
5 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
5 10 (32.26%) DevOps
6 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (29.03%) Oracle
6 9 (29.03%) PL/SQL
6 9 (29.03%) DNS
6 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
6 9 (29.03%) SSH
7 8 (25.81%) ITIL
7 8 (25.81%) Perl
7 8 (25.81%) Korn
8 7 (22.58%) HP
9 6 (19.35%) SAN
10 5 (16.13%) NFS
10 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
10 5 (16.13%) LDAP
10 5 (16.13%) JBoss
10 5 (16.13%) Project Management
10 5 (16.13%) Firewall
10 5 (16.13%) OpenLDAP
10 5 (16.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) JBoss
1 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) DNS
1 9 (29.03%) SSH
2 6 (19.35%) SAN
3 5 (16.13%) Firewall
3 5 (16.13%) LDAP
3 5 (16.13%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (9.68%) iSCSI
4 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.68%) WAN
5 1 (3.23%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Linux Support
2 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Unix Support
3 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Linux Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Unix Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Tester
4 2 (6.45%) Unix Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Clustering
1 1 (3.23%) CMDB
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
1 14 (45.16%) Unix
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
3 10 (32.26%) Windows XP
4 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) VME
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Mentoring
2 11 (35.48%) Defect Management
3 10 (32.26%) DevOps
4 8 (25.81%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Data Validation
7 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
7 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
8 2 (6.45%) Change Control
8 2 (6.45%) Change Management
8 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) PL/SQL
3 8 (25.81%) Korn
3 8 (25.81%) Perl
4 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.68%) C-shell
4 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
4 3 (9.68%) PMP
5 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.23%) MCTS
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) NFS
3 3 (9.68%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
1 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
2 7 (22.58%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
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