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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 74 89 72
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing Validation 25 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.47% 0.65% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.84% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 16
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£425 £233 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.79% -16.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £121 £84
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £360 £316
% change year-on-year
- +13.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.47 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.18% -3.33%
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
1366 1188 1087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.31% 76.69% 72.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 981 720 550
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £171.25 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -13 4 £375 +200.00%
Bradford - 3 £475 - 2
Validation
Yorkshire

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 24 (58.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (56.10%) Finance
3 16 (39.02%) Requirements Management
4 12 (29.27%) Retail
5 11 (26.83%) Banking
6 9 (21.95%) MS Visio
7 8 (19.51%) Migration
8 7 (17.07%) SQL
8 7 (17.07%) Retail Banking
9 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
9 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
10 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 3 (7.32%) Master Data Management
11 3 (7.32%) QA
11 3 (7.32%) Data Management
11 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
11 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (7.32%) Financial Modelling
11 3 (7.32%) GPRS
11 3 (7.32%) LAN
11 3 (7.32%) WAN
11 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
11 3 (7.32%) MS Project
11 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
11 3 (7.32%) Java

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (4.88%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.32%) MS Project
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SiteCatalyst
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) GPRS
1 3 (7.32%) LAN
1 3 (7.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) MS Access
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
General
1 23 (56.10%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Retail
3 11 (26.83%) Banking
4 7 (17.07%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Legal
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Analyst
2 28 (68.29%) Business Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Lead Business Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Head of Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Web Analytics Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Lead Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Junior
7 1 (2.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.88%) Replication
3 2 (4.88%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (39.02%) Requirements Management
3 8 (19.51%) Migration
4 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Master Data Management
6 3 (7.32%) Data Management
6 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.32%) Service Management
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Data Security
7 2 (4.88%) UML
7 2 (4.88%) SOA
7 2 (4.88%) ETL
7 2 (4.88%) CRM
7 2 (4.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.44%) CCIE
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle
1 2 (4.88%) Omniture
2 1 (2.44%) Capita
2 1 (2.44%) Pega
2 1 (2.44%) Juniper
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago