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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 85 83 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Validation 21 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.19% 0.88% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.15% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 9
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£425 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £127 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £370 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.16% +18.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £36.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-11.03% +13.28%
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
1446 1216 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.21% 76.72% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 755 521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £111.25 £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -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 2 March 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 March 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 -12 4 £453 +50.83% 2
Bradford - 3 £475 -
Validation
Yorkshire

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 27 (79.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (76.47%) Finance
3 19 (55.88%) Requirements Management
4 12 (35.29%) Banking
4 12 (35.29%) MS Visio
5 11 (32.35%) Retail
6 7 (20.59%) Retail Banking
7 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.65%) Migration
8 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
8 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
9 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
9 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (11.76%) Data Management
9 4 (11.76%) Master Data Management
9 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 3 (8.82%) Financial Modelling
10 3 (8.82%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (8.82%) Service Management
10 3 (8.82%) MS Project
10 3 (8.82%) ETL
10 3 (8.82%) GPRS
10 3 (8.82%) LAN
10 3 (8.82%) WAN
10 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (5.88%) SQL
11 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
11 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
11 2 (5.88%) UML
11 2 (5.88%) Change Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.82%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) GPRS
1 3 (8.82%) LAN
1 3 (8.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
General
1 26 (76.47%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Banking
3 11 (32.35%) Retail
4 7 (20.59%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Billing
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Business Analyst
1 29 (85.29%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Lead Business Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Financial Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) ETL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Database Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Junior
6 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Insurance Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.88%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (55.88%) Requirements Management
3 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) Migration
4 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.76%) Data Management
5 4 (11.76%) Master Data Management
5 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (8.82%) ETL
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) Service Management
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) UML
7 2 (5.88%) Information Security
7 2 (5.88%) Use Case
8 1 (2.94%) Fault Management
8 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.94%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
1 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.94%) VCP4
2 1 (2.94%) CCIE
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) SAP
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco
1 1 (2.94%) Juniper
1 1 (2.94%) Pega
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