The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Validation over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 97 68 88
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Contract jobs citing Validation 25 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.15% 1.77% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 2.22% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 3
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£375 £455 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.49% +21.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £281 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £517 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.37% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1791 1353 1155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.42% 79.87% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 878 615
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 40
Average hourly rate £32.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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 Validation within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -20 21 £375 -20.21% 7
Halifax 0 3 £326 -20.96%
Bradford -7 2 £403 -
Validation
Yorkshire

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 19 (34.55%) Data Validation
2 17 (30.91%) Data Analysis
3 14 (25.45%) Supplier Management
3 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
4 13 (23.64%) Time Management
5 11 (20.00%) Finance
5 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.55%) Requirements Management
7 8 (14.55%) Banking
7 8 (14.55%) MS Visio
8 7 (12.73%) SAS
8 7 (12.73%) SQL
8 7 (12.73%) Retail
8 7 (12.73%) Computacenter
8 7 (12.73%) Business Analysis
9 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.91%) ETL
10 5 (9.09%) Workflow
10 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
10 5 (9.09%) BPMN
10 5 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 5 (9.09%) Misys Midas
11 4 (7.27%) MS Access
11 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
11 4 (7.27%) NHS
12 3 (5.45%) Tivoli
12 3 (5.45%) Firewall
12 3 (5.45%) VBA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 7 (12.73%) SAS
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Misys Midas
2 2 (3.64%) AWD
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) LAN
1 3 (5.45%) WAN
1 3 (5.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) Network Security
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.82%) Junos
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
3 1 (1.82%) VLAN
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (7.27%) MS Access
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) OLAP
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.45%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.82%) QualityStage
5 1 (1.82%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.82%) NUnit
1 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (1.82%) Moq
1 1 (1.82%) NSubstitute
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
3 7 (12.73%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Billing
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Analyst
2 21 (38.18%) Business Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Deployment Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Data Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) SAS Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Database Developer
9 2 (3.64%) ETL Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Financial Business Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Development Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Test Manager
10 1 (1.82%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
1 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.82%) SOAP
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
1 1 (1.82%) NHibernate
1 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.82%) jQuery
1 1 (1.82%) RESTful
1 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (1.82%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) NHS
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Data Validation
2 17 (30.91%) Data Analysis
3 14 (25.45%) Supplier Management
4 13 (23.64%) Time Management
5 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.55%) Requirements Management
7 7 (12.73%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.91%) ETL
9 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 5 (9.09%) Workflow
9 5 (9.09%) BPMN
10 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
11 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (5.45%) Migration
11 3 (5.45%) ERD
11 3 (5.45%) SDLC
12 2 (3.64%) Master Data Management
12 2 (3.64%) Data Migration
12 2 (3.64%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) VBA
3 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.64%) CCIE
1 2 (3.64%) CCNP
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
2 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.82%) JNCIA
2 1 (1.82%) JNCIS
2 1 (1.82%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
1 2 (3.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Computacenter
3 3 (5.45%) Teradata
4 2 (3.64%) F5
4 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) Juniper
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle
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