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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 113 96 71
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -25
Contract jobs citing Validation 12 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.59% 1.16% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.38% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 18
Median daily rate £425 £375 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -17.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £323 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £400 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
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
1766 1808 1368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.44% 83.78% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1187 1312 895
Median daily rate £425 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +124.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.45 £8.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.88 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -1 5 £350 +7.20% 1
Leeds -19 5 £480 +28.00% 1
Validation
Yorkshire

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (36.11%) Data Validation
3 11 (30.56%) QA
4 10 (27.78%) Project Management
5 9 (25.00%) Finance
5 9 (25.00%) SQL
6 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 8 (22.22%) ETL
6 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.22%) Banking
6 8 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (19.44%) Retail
7 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (19.44%) Service Management
7 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (19.44%) MS Visio
7 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
7 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (19.44%) MS Project
7 7 (19.44%) MS Office
8 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 6 (16.67%) MS Access
8 6 (16.67%) SAS
8 6 (16.67%) Credit Risk
8 6 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (16.67%) ACF2
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014

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 (16.67%) SAS
1 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 8 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (19.44%) MS Office
2 7 (19.44%) MS Project
2 7 (19.44%) MS Visio
3 5 (13.89%) SPSS
4 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) ATM
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
1 1 (2.78%) Network Security
1 1 (2.78%) VPN
1 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (16.67%) MS Access
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (13.89%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.56%) Pentaho
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Banking
3 7 (19.44%) Retail
4 3 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Legal
6 1 (2.78%) Back Office
6 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Development Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Ajax
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) Sass
1 1 (2.78%) XHTML
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Credit Risk
3 5 (13.89%) Mainframe
3 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.89%) Statistics
4 4 (11.11%) Economics
4 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
5 2 (5.56%) NHS
6 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) AIX
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
1 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Data Validation
2 10 (27.78%) Project Management
3 8 (22.22%) ETL
4 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (19.44%) Service Management
4 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.89%) Analytics
5 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 5 (13.89%) Requirements Management
6 4 (11.11%) Credit Risk Modelling
6 4 (11.11%) Econometrics
6 4 (11.11%) Markov Chain
6 4 (11.11%) Operations Research
6 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Perl
2 2 (5.56%) R
2 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Postgraduate
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) ACF2
2 4 (11.11%) RACF
3 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) zSecure
2 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) Qualys
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £385.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £700.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago