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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 107 67 97
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +30
Contract jobs citing Validation 21 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.92% 1.89% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 2.39% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 3
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£390 £440 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £295 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £576 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -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
1839 1339 1235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.66% 78.95% 78.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 847 662
Average daily rate £375 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 27 50
Average hourly rate £15.36 £14.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.89% -53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £8.95 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -30 17 £383 -17.29% 2
Halifax +3 3 £342 -22.27% 1
Bradford -14 2 £403 +34.16%
Validation
Yorkshire

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (35.19%) Data Validation
2 17 (31.48%) Data Analysis
3 16 (29.63%) Supplier Management
4 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
5 13 (24.07%) Time Management
6 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
7 9 (16.67%) Finance
8 8 (14.81%) Banking
9 7 (12.96%) Retail
9 7 (12.96%) Computacenter
9 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (11.11%) Migration
10 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 6 (11.11%) Requirements Management
10 6 (11.11%) SAS
10 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 5 (9.26%) SQL
11 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
11 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
11 5 (9.26%) NHS
11 5 (9.26%) Misys Midas
11 5 (9.26%) Workflow
11 5 (9.26%) Firewall
11 5 (9.26%) BPMN
11 5 (9.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 4 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (7.41%) F5
12 4 (7.41%) Data Centre

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (11.11%) SAS
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Misys Midas
2 2 (3.70%) AWD
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Firewall
2 4 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.56%) LAN
3 3 (5.56%) WAN
4 2 (3.70%) MPLS
4 2 (3.70%) BGP
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.70%) Network Security
5 1 (1.85%) WebEx
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) Junos
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
5 1 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (9.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (7.41%) MS Access
3 3 (5.56%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (5.56%) OLAP
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.85%) QualityStage
4 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.85%) NUnit
1 1 (1.85%) ReSharper
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (1.85%) Moq
1 1 (1.85%) NSubstitute
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 7 (12.96%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Electronics
6 1 (1.85%) Legal
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Analyst
2 19 (35.19%) Business Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Deployment Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Data Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) SAS Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Development Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Security Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Financial Business Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Implementation Specialist
10 1 (1.85%) Data Consultant
10 1 (1.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.85%) SOAP
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
1 1 (1.85%) NHibernate
1 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.85%) jQuery
1 1 (1.85%) RESTful
1 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (1.85%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) NHS
2 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Blog
4 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.85%) UNIX
3 1 (1.85%) MVS
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Data Validation
2 17 (31.48%) Data Analysis
3 16 (29.63%) Supplier Management
4 13 (24.07%) Time Management
5 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.11%) Migration
6 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 6 (11.11%) Requirements Management
6 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.26%) Workflow
7 5 (9.26%) BPMN
8 4 (7.41%) Project Management
8 4 (7.41%) ETL
8 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.56%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.56%) ERD
9 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
9 3 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) VBA
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.70%) CCIE
2 2 (3.70%) CCNP
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.85%) JNCIS
3 1 (1.85%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Computacenter
3 4 (7.41%) F5
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco
4 3 (5.56%) Teradata
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.70%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
6 1 (1.85%) Juniper
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