The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
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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 Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
59 98 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 68.60% 83.05% 75.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 64
Average daily rate £400 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £259 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £14.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Validation
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) Jython
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Jython
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £90.00 - £95.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £70 - £85 per day
Posted: 4 days ago