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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 111 111 97
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing Validation 31 43 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.09% 1.34% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.65% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 16
Median daily rate £390 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £326 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £474 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £25.68 £14.44 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
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
2327 2611 1890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.68% 81.64% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1506 1817 1161
Median daily rate £420 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 80 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.83 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.04 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Validation Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 September 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 +5 13 £420 +8.38% 3
South Yorkshire +3 10 £340 -2.15%
North Yorkshire -5 7 £425 +9.67% 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 20 (35.09%) SQL
3 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
3 17 (29.82%) Visualisation
4 16 (28.07%) Data Validation
5 15 (26.32%) T-SQL
5 15 (26.32%) C#
5 15 (26.32%) MVC
5 15 (26.32%) jQuery
5 15 (26.32%) Inversion of Control
5 15 (26.32%) Entity Framework
5 15 (26.32%) Data Visualisation
5 15 (26.32%) Razor View Engine
5 15 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (26.32%) Unity DI Container
5 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 12 (21.05%) VBA
7 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (17.54%) .NET
8 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (17.54%) .NET Framework
9 9 (15.79%) Requirements Management
10 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (14.04%) Legal
10 8 (14.04%) Project Management
10 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
10 8 (14.04%) Process Improvement
11 7 (12.28%) 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 6 (10.53%) CMS
2 4 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.26%) SAS
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 6 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (10.53%) MS Project
1 6 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (5.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
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 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.75%) HBase
5 1 (1.75%) Mahout
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.75%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Legal
3 6 (10.53%) Back Office
4 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.75%) Automotive
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Analyst
2 16 (28.07%) Developer
3 12 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) SQL Developer
5 8 (14.04%) .NET Developer
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%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Network Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Network Project Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.51%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 15 (26.32%) Entity Framework
1 15 (26.32%) jQuery
1 15 (26.32%) Razor View Engine
1 15 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 15 (26.32%) Unity DI Container
2 10 (17.54%) .NET
2 10 (17.54%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.75%) Cascading
3 1 (1.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Visualisation
2 15 (26.32%) Inversion of Control
3 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.77%) Social Network
6 4 (7.02%) Mainframe
6 4 (7.02%) Statistics
7 3 (5.26%) Credit Risk
7 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.51%) Economics
8 2 (3.51%) User Experience
9 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.75%) Neural Network
9 1 (1.75%) Physics
9 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Unix
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) AIX
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Data Validation
2 15 (26.32%) Data Visualisation
2 15 (26.32%) MVC
3 9 (15.79%) Requirements Management
4 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.04%) Process Improvement
4 8 (14.04%) Project Management
5 7 (12.28%) Migration
6 6 (10.53%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 6 (10.53%) Business Transformation
6 6 (10.53%) Content Management
6 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 6 (10.53%) DSDM
6 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Wireframes
7 5 (8.77%) Service Management
7 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Web Development
8 4 (7.02%) CRM
8 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) SQL
2 15 (26.32%) C#
2 15 (26.32%) T-SQL
3 12 (21.05%) VBA
4 3 (5.26%) C
4 3 (5.26%) R
5 2 (3.51%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.75%) C++
6 1 (1.75%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) Perl
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) Scala
6 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.51%) PhD
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) ISO26262
3 1 (1.75%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) ACF2
2 4 (7.02%) RACF
3 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) zSecure
2 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Blue Coat
2 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
2 2 (3.51%) Cognos
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) Qualys
3 1 (1.75%) Blue Prism
3 1 (1.75%) IBM
3 1 (1.75%) Sybase
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