The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Validation over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 92 108 110
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing Validation 25 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.04% 0.42% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.55% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 9
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£370 £363 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +22.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £380 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £37.80 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +14.54%
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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
1792 1625 2016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.79% 75.16% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 932 1031
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 63 58
Average hourly rate £16.67 £24.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.54% +35.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +11 21 £395 +3.94%
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing 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 Validation.

1 18 (28.13%) Java
2 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (21.88%) JMeter
3 14 (21.88%) Performance Testing
3 14 (21.88%) OpenLDAP
3 14 (21.88%) PHP
3 14 (21.88%) Apache
3 14 (21.88%) Tomcat
3 14 (21.88%) Red Hat
3 14 (21.88%) Open Source
3 14 (21.88%) Redis
4 10 (15.63%) Data Modelling
5 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
5 9 (14.06%) SQL
5 9 (14.06%) Data Validation
5 9 (14.06%) Migration
5 9 (14.06%) Retail
6 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.50%) Data Architecture
6 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (10.94%) Reference Data
7 7 (10.94%) Data Migration
7 7 (10.94%) Data Integration
7 7 (10.94%) Requirements Management
8 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (9.38%) QA
8 6 (9.38%) Banking
9 5 (7.81%) Retail Banking
9 5 (7.81%) ERP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing 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 Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (21.88%) Apache
1 14 (21.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.13%) SAS
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (3.13%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (1.56%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (3.13%) ATM
3 1 (1.56%) DHCP
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (21.88%) Redis
3 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.69%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.13%) MS Access
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) JMeter
2 3 (4.69%) MSI
3 2 (3.13%) Rational Rose
3 2 (3.13%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Retail
3 6 (9.38%) Banking
4 5 (7.81%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (3.13%) Cantonese Language
5 2 (3.13%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) Architect
2 14 (21.88%) Business Analyst
3 13 (20.31%) Technical Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Data Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Data Migration Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Report Manager
8 2 (3.13%) SAP Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Head of Testing
8 2 (3.13%) Build Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Migration Project Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Lead Project Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) J2EE
2 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Open Source
2 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.94%) Reference Data
3 7 (10.94%) Data Integration
4 4 (6.25%) NHS
5 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.13%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Performance Testing
2 10 (15.63%) Data Modelling
3 9 (14.06%) Data Validation
3 9 (14.06%) Migration
4 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 7 (10.94%) Data Migration
5 7 (10.94%) Requirements Management
6 5 (7.81%) ERP
6 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.25%) Analytics
7 4 (6.25%) ITIL
7 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.69%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (4.69%) WFM
8 3 (4.69%) Project Management
8 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.69%) Change Management
8 3 (4.69%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) Java
2 14 (21.88%) PHP
3 9 (14.06%) SQL
4 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.69%) VBScript
4 3 (4.69%) VB
5 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.69%) MCSE
1 3 (4.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Red Hat
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) Citrix
4 3 (4.69%) VMware
4 3 (4.69%) Remedy
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 3 (4.69%) HP
5 2 (3.13%) SAP
5 2 (3.13%) Omniture
6 1 (1.56%) Capita
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) Lotus
6 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
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