The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 117 108 93
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs citing Validation 22 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.77% 1.37% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.66% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 25
Median daily rate £414 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £365
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
2364 2348 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.24% 82.47% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1666 1617 1293
Median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 48 53
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £16.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -16.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
West Yorkshire -16 18 £451 +20.33% 2
South Yorkshire -7 3 £378 +1.34%
North Yorkshire +9 1 - - 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 21 (43.75%) SQL
2 19 (39.58%) Data Validation
3 16 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (29.17%) Finance
5 13 (27.08%) QA
5 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
6 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 12 (25.00%) Project Management
7 11 (22.92%) MS Access
7 11 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
8 10 (20.83%) Analytics
9 9 (18.75%) ETL
9 9 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (16.67%) Banking
10 8 (16.67%) Data Analysis
10 8 (16.67%) MS Visio
10 8 (16.67%) Data Modelling
10 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (16.67%) MS Project
10 8 (16.67%) MS Office
10 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (14.58%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (14.58%) Data Quality
11 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
11 7 (14.58%) Migration

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in 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 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.50%) SAS
3 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (16.67%) MS Office
3 8 (16.67%) MS Project
3 8 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.17%) SPSS
5 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
5 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (22.92%) MS Access
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (14.58%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (12.50%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.17%) DB2
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.08%) Base SAS
7 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.08%) EDMS
7 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.08%) Pentaho
7 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 7 (14.58%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Legal
6 1 (2.08%) Back Office
6 1 (2.08%) Billing
6 1 (2.08%) Law
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Analyst
2 10 (20.83%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Azure Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Development Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) Ajax
2 1 (2.08%) CSS
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) Sass
2 1 (2.08%) XHTML
2 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.42%) Mainframe
3 5 (10.42%) NHS
4 4 (8.33%) Credit Risk
5 3 (6.25%) Statistics
6 2 (4.17%) Economics
6 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.17%) Replication
7 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
7 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.08%) DataPower
7 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
7 1 (2.08%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Data Validation
2 12 (25.00%) Project Management
3 10 (20.83%) Analytics
4 9 (18.75%) ETL
5 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 8 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 7 (14.58%) Migration
6 7 (14.58%) Service Management
7 6 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
9 4 (8.33%) Requirements Management
9 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.08%) Perl
2 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Postgraduate
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) QA
2 7 (14.58%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.17%) Basel II
3 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.08%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) ACF2
2 4 (8.33%) RACF
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) zSecure
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Trillium
4 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.08%) Cognos
4 1 (2.08%) Teradata
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