The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 123 115 122
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.038% 0.089% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£270 £338 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -34.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £316
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £21.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-19.76% +90.90%
Data Validation
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2001 1697 1803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 75.71% 75.73% 73.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1021 902
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 50 64
Average hourly rate £16.34 £17.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% -15.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.13 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Validation across the Yorkshire region.

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation across the Yorkshire region.

Data Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Data Validation
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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West Yorkshire - - - -
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Data 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 Data Validation.

1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (50.00%) SAS
3 2 (50.00%) Web Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Omniture
3 2 (50.00%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) NHS
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Data 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 Data Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SiteCatalyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Web Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Omniture