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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - 14 37
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne - 6.59% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 9.24% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £330 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
267 119 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 76.07% 71.26% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 58 124
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £750 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 7
Average hourly rate £25.70 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -20.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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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 7 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (83.33%) Change Management
1 5 (83.33%) Visualisation
2 4 (66.67%) Requirements Management
3 3 (50.00%) Business Development
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Requirements Management
3 3 (50.00%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared