The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - 1.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
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
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 172 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 81.86% 72.57% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 118 98
Average daily rate £323 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Validation across the North Yorkshire region.

Validation Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the North Yorkshire region.

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 8 (100.00%) IIS
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) JBoss
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
2 7 (87.50%) SOA
2 7 (87.50%) SLA
2 7 (87.50%) Software AG
2 7 (87.50%) webMethods
2 7 (87.50%) Web Analytics
2 7 (87.50%) Google
2 7 (87.50%) Problem Management
2 7 (87.50%) Google Analytics
2 7 (87.50%) Analytics
2 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (87.50%) Dynatrace
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) DevOps
4 5 (62.50%) Puppet
4 5 (62.50%) Splunk
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Statistics
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) VB

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 8 (100.00%) IIS
2 7 (87.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DTS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Applications Support
1 7 (87.50%) Applications Support Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ADO
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Analytics
1 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
1 7 (87.50%) Problem Management
1 7 (87.50%) SOA
1 7 (87.50%) Web Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Dynatrace
1 7 (87.50%) Google
1 7 (87.50%) Software AG
1 7 (87.50%) webMethods
2 5 (62.50%) Splunk
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft