The first table below looks at the demand for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West Yorkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 101 85 93
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.39% 0.30% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.41% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £426 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £281 £225
% change year-on-year
+42.22% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1371 975 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.04% 73.58% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 506 709
Average daily rate £350 £330 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £12.17 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Data Validation
Yorkshire

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Data Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Validation across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Data Validation Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Data Validation Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Data Validation
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Data Validation
Yorkshire

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Data 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 Data Validation.

1 8 (100.00%) Validation
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Data Security
3 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Data Extraction
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Informatica
5 1 (12.50%) PowerCenter
5 1 (12.50%) NHS
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) RUP
5 1 (12.50%) Information Management
5 1 (12.50%) Informatics
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Data 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 Data Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PowerCenter
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) NHS Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Extraction
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Informatics
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Data Security
2 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) RUP
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Informatica
1 1 (12.50%) SAP