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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 119 107 97
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Validation 20 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.69% 1.23% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.49% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 25
Median daily rate £414 £408 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £308 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.24% -2.01%
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
2367 2419 1936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.93% 82.79% 76.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1583 1269
Median daily rate £425 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 60 48
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 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 3 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 0 18 £423 +1.80% 2
South Yorkshire -7 2 £370 -7.50% 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 25 (45.45%) SQL
2 22 (40.00%) Data Validation
3 18 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (30.91%) QA
5 16 (29.09%) Finance
5 16 (29.09%) MS Excel
6 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 15 (27.27%) Project Management
7 14 (25.45%) Data Modelling
7 14 (25.45%) Data Analysis
8 12 (21.82%) Migration
8 12 (21.82%) MS PowerPoint
8 12 (21.82%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (21.82%) Data Quality
8 12 (21.82%) Analytics
9 11 (20.00%) MS Access
9 11 (20.00%) MS Visio
9 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (20.00%) Data Migration
10 10 (18.18%) Management Information System
11 9 (16.36%) ETL
11 9 (16.36%) Degree
11 9 (16.36%) Banking
12 8 (14.55%) Retail
12 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (14.55%) Data Cleansing
12 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (14.55%) MS Project
12 8 (14.55%) MS Office
12 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence

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 (12.73%) SAS
1 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (29.09%) MS Excel
2 12 (21.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 8 (14.55%) MS Office
4 8 (14.55%) MS Project
5 3 (5.45%) SPSS
6 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.82%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (20.00%) MS Access
4 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (12.73%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (10.91%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.64%) DB2
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.82%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.82%) EDMS
8 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.82%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Banking
3 8 (14.55%) Retail
4 4 (7.27%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Back Office
6 1 (1.82%) Billing
6 1 (1.82%) Law
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) Data Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Azure Developer
5 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Data Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Data Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Database Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Development Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) IT Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) Ajax
2 1 (1.82%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) Sass
2 1 (1.82%) XHTML
2 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 5 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 5 (9.09%) NHS
4 4 (7.27%) Statistics
5 3 (5.45%) Economics
5 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.45%) Replication
6 1 (1.82%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.82%) DataPower
6 1 (1.82%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.82%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) AIX
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Data Validation
2 15 (27.27%) Project Management
3 14 (25.45%) Data Analysis
3 14 (25.45%) Data Modelling
4 12 (21.82%) Analytics
4 12 (21.82%) Migration
5 11 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 9 (16.36%) ETL
7 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (14.55%) Data Cleansing
7 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.73%) Business Analysis
8 7 (12.73%) Logical Data Model
8 7 (12.73%) Physical Data Model
8 7 (12.73%) Service Management
9 5 (9.09%) Change Management
9 5 (9.09%) Data Management
10 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.27%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.82%) Perl
2 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) Postgraduate
3 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.91%) QA
2 12 (21.82%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.64%) Basel II
3 2 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.82%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) ACF2
2 4 (7.27%) RACF
3 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) zSecure
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) Trillium
4 1 (1.82%) Teradata