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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 29 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Validation 8 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.09% 5.81% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 8.09% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Median daily rate £425 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
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
210 173 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 81.08% 71.78% 74.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 113 91
Median daily rate £351 £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.54% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 7
Median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £12.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.40 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Validation Hourly Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York -2 5 - -
Harrogate - 1 £425 -
Middlesbrough - 1 - -
Validation
Yorkshire

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
2 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Social Network
2 4 (44.44%) SFIA
2 4 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
2 4 (44.44%) Prototyping
3 3 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Cognos
4 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (11.11%) VBA
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Automotive
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Designer
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Designer
1 4 (44.44%) Solutions Designer
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Designer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Process Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Social Network
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
1 4 (44.44%) Prototyping
1 4 (44.44%) SFIA
1 4 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Robotic Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (11.11%) ISO26262
2 1 (11.11%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Prism
3 1 (11.11%) Qualys