The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 63 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Contract jobs citing Validation 31 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.17% 3.90% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 5.15% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 6
Median daily rate £310 £518 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.19% +115.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £345 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £587 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -4.76%
Validation
North East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
866 447 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 88.55% 75.76% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 283 292
Median daily rate £323 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% -19.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 31 £310 -40.19% 3
Validation
North East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for 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 Tyne and Wear 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 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%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Services Delivery Manager
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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