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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 104 92 84
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing Validation 18 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.87% 1.54% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.80% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 18
Median daily rate £451 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.33% -3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £303 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
1745 1775 1441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.79% 85.54% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1215 1005
Median daily rate £425 £365 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 21
Median hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.30 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Halifax +5 6 £405 +24.23%
Leeds -23 6 £480 +25.90% 2
Pudsey +1 4 - -
Bradford - 1 £550 -
Validation
Yorkshire

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 17 (42.50%) Data Validation
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
3 13 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 12 (30.00%) QA
5 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
5 11 (27.50%) Finance
6 10 (25.00%) Project Management
6 10 (25.00%) MS Access
7 9 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
7 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
8 8 (20.00%) ETL
8 8 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 8 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
9 7 (17.50%) Banking
9 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (17.50%) MS Project
9 7 (17.50%) MS Office
9 7 (17.50%) Service Management
9 7 (17.50%) MS Visio
9 7 (17.50%) Analytics
10 6 (15.00%) ACF2
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (15.00%) zSecure
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (15.00%) Migration

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) SAS
3 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (17.50%) MS Office
3 7 (17.50%) MS Project
3 7 (17.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.00%) SPSS
5 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.00%) MS Access
3 9 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (15.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (12.50%) Data Mining
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.50%) Pentaho
8 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.50%) Back Office
6 1 (2.50%) Billing
6 1 (2.50%) Law
6 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Data Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) Development Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Azure Developer
6 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) Ajax
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) Sass
2 1 (2.50%) XHTML
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 3 (7.50%) Credit Risk
4 3 (7.50%) NHS
4 3 (7.50%) Statistics
5 2 (5.00%) Economics
5 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.00%) Replication
6 1 (2.50%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.50%) DataPower
6 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.50%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) AIX
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Data Validation
2 10 (25.00%) Project Management
3 8 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 8 (20.00%) ETL
4 7 (17.50%) Analytics
4 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
4 7 (17.50%) Service Management
5 6 (15.00%) Migration
5 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
7 4 (10.00%) Requirements Management
7 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.50%) SDLC
8 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Postgraduate
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) QA
2 5 (12.50%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) ACF2
2 4 (10.00%) RACF
3 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) zSecure
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Trillium
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