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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 92 85 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Validation 16 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.86% 0.82% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.07% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 14
Average daily rate
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£406 £338 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.14% +20.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £121 £82
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.97 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.91% -5.55%
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
1464 1214 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 78.33% 76.88% 73.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 750 629
Average daily rate £380 £336 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 39
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -5.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £12.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £25.00 £106.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -5 3 £375 +200.00% 4
Bradford - - - - 1
Validation
Yorkshire

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (48.72%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (38.46%) Finance
3 14 (35.90%) Retail
4 12 (30.77%) Banking
5 10 (25.64%) Requirements Management
6 9 (23.08%) Java
7 8 (20.51%) SQL
7 8 (20.51%) Retail Banking
8 7 (17.95%) Migration
9 6 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
10 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
10 5 (12.82%) PHP
10 5 (12.82%) Apache
10 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
10 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
10 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (12.82%) JMeter
10 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
10 5 (12.82%) OpenLDAP
10 5 (12.82%) Open Source
10 5 (12.82%) Redis
11 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 4 (10.26%) Data Architecture
11 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
11 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (7.69%) SOA
12 3 (7.69%) GPRS

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (12.82%) Apache
1 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.69%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (5.13%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (7.69%) GPRS
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
2 3 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (12.82%) Redis
3 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.56%) MS Access
5 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) JMeter
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 14 (35.90%) Retail
3 12 (30.77%) Banking
4 8 (20.51%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Analyst
2 20 (51.28%) Business Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Lead Business Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Head of Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Implementation Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Financial Business Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Open Source
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Reference Data
3 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.13%) Smart Meter
4 2 (5.13%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (25.64%) Requirements Management
3 7 (17.95%) Migration
4 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) Data Architecture
7 3 (7.69%) SOA
7 3 (7.69%) Service Management
8 2 (5.13%) Analytics
8 2 (5.13%) User Stories
8 2 (5.13%) Web Analytics
8 2 (5.13%) Use Case
8 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.13%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (5.13%) Data Validation
8 2 (5.13%) Change Management
8 2 (5.13%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Java
2 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) PHP
4 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Omniture
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Capita
4 1 (2.56%) Pega
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