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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 108 104 82
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs citing Validation 31 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.07% 1.28% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.57% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 21
Median daily rate £380 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
2442 2417 1767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 84.67% 81.30% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 1703 1122
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 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 59 56
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 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
West Yorkshire -10 13 £424 +13.00% 5
South Yorkshire +2 10 £340 -8.72% 1
North Yorkshire -1 7 £425 - 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 23 (40.35%) SQL
2 22 (38.60%) Data Validation
3 20 (35.09%) Finance
4 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
5 16 (28.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
7 12 (21.05%) QA
8 11 (19.30%) Project Management
8 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
9 9 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
9 9 (15.79%) ETL
9 9 (15.79%) Migration
9 9 (15.79%) Banking
9 9 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (14.04%) Retail
10 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (14.04%) MVC
10 8 (14.04%) SAS
10 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (14.04%) MS Visio
10 8 (14.04%) MS Project
10 8 (14.04%) MS Office
10 8 (14.04%) T-SQL
10 8 (14.04%) VBA
10 8 (14.04%) C#
10 8 (14.04%) jQuery
10 8 (14.04%) Visualisation

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 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.04%) SAS
3 4 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.51%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 9 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (14.04%) MS Office
2 8 (14.04%) MS Project
2 8 (14.04%) MS Visio
3 5 (8.77%) SPSS
4 2 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Firewall
1 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
1 2 (3.51%) Network Security
1 2 (3.51%) VPN
1 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (3.51%) Wireless
2 1 (1.75%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (12.28%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (12.28%) MS Access
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (10.53%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.51%) DB2
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.51%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.75%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Banking
3 8 (14.04%) Retail
4 4 (7.02%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.26%) Back Office
5 3 (5.26%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) SQL Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Banking Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Designer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Designer
6 4 (7.02%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Designer
7 3 (5.26%) Azure Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Development Specialist
8 2 (3.51%) Finance Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) IT Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 8 (14.04%) Entity Framework
1 8 (14.04%) jQuery
1 8 (14.04%) Razor View Engine
1 8 (14.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 8 (14.04%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (8.77%) .NET
2 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.75%) Ajax
3 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.75%) CSS
3 1 (1.75%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) Sass
3 1 (1.75%) XHTML
3 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.04%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (14.04%) Visualisation
3 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.53%) Credit Risk
5 5 (8.77%) Mainframe
5 5 (8.77%) Statistics
6 4 (7.02%) Economics
6 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
6 4 (7.02%) Social Network
7 3 (5.26%) NHS
8 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.75%) Replication
9 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) AIX
1 3 (5.26%) Linux
1 3 (5.26%) Unix
2 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Data Validation
2 11 (19.30%) Project Management
3 9 (15.79%) ETL
3 9 (15.79%) Migration
4 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (14.04%) Data Visualisation
4 8 (14.04%) MVC
5 7 (12.28%) Analytics
5 7 (12.28%) Service Management
5 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.53%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Requirements Management
7 5 (8.77%) Web Development
8 4 (7.02%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.02%) Econometrics
8 4 (7.02%) Operations Research
8 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) SQL
2 8 (14.04%) C#
2 8 (14.04%) T-SQL
2 8 (14.04%) VBA
3 2 (3.51%) Perl
3 2 (3.51%) R
3 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.75%) C
4 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) Postgraduate
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) QA
2 5 (8.77%) Data Quality
3 4 (7.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.75%) Basel II
4 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) ACF2
2 4 (7.02%) RACF
3 2 (3.51%) BitLocker
3 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) zSecure
2 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Blue Coat
3 2 (3.51%) Cognos
3 2 (3.51%) Qualys
4 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.75%) IBM
4 1 (1.75%) Teradata
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