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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 111 101 101
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 31 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.06% 1.07% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.33% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 18
Average daily rate £350 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £353 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £31.44 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+33.58% -13.26%
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
2345 2034 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.53% 80.24% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1398 995
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 44 35
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 27 £350 -17.64% 4
South Yorkshire -10 2 £448 +90.42%
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 30 (37.97%) SQL
2 21 (26.58%) Project Management
2 21 (26.58%) Data Validation
2 21 (26.58%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (24.05%) Analytics
3 19 (24.05%) Migration
4 18 (22.78%) Finance
4 18 (22.78%) QA
5 17 (21.52%) SQL Server
6 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
6 16 (20.25%) Data Modelling
7 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
7 14 (17.72%) Data Analysis
7 14 (17.72%) Data Migration
7 14 (17.72%) Data Quality
8 13 (16.46%) NHS
9 12 (15.19%) MS Access
9 12 (15.19%) PRINCE2
9 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (13.92%) MS Visio
10 11 (13.92%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (12.66%) Data Cleansing
11 10 (12.66%) IIS
11 10 (12.66%) .NET
11 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
12 9 (11.39%) MS Office
12 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
12 9 (11.39%) CRM

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (12.66%) IIS
2 7 (8.86%) JBoss
2 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.53%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (13.92%) MS Visio
3 9 (11.39%) MS Office
4 8 (10.13%) MS Project
5 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) BGP
1 5 (6.33%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (6.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (6.33%) Firewall
1 5 (6.33%) MPLS
2 2 (2.53%) WebEx
3 1 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.52%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.19%) MS Access
3 11 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (8.86%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (7.59%) Data Mining
7 4 (5.06%) EDMS
8 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.27%) Big Data
10 1 (1.27%) DTS
10 1 (1.27%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Retail
3 5 (6.33%) Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Legal
6 1 (1.27%) Billing
6 1 (1.27%) Electronics
6 1 (1.27%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Analyst
2 10 (12.66%) Business Analyst
3 9 (11.39%) Data Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.86%) Applications Support
5 7 (8.86%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Banking Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Data Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Architect
9 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Specialist
9 3 (3.80%) Data Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Database Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Development Specialist
9 3 (3.80%) Implementation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) CSS
2 2 (2.53%) HTML
2 2 (2.53%) XML
3 1 (1.27%) ADO
3 1 (1.27%) Ajax
3 1 (1.27%) Sass
3 1 (1.27%) SOAP
3 1 (1.27%) Web Services
3 1 (1.27%) XHTML
3 1 (1.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.46%) NHS
3 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.33%) Smart Meter
5 3 (3.80%) Replication
5 3 (3.80%) Statistics
6 2 (2.53%) Blog
6 2 (2.53%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.27%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.27%) DataPower
7 1 (1.27%) Economics
7 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.27%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Linux
1 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Unix
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) Data Validation
1 21 (26.58%) Project Management
2 19 (24.05%) Analytics
2 19 (24.05%) Migration
3 16 (20.25%) Data Modelling
4 14 (17.72%) Data Analysis
4 14 (17.72%) Data Migration
5 12 (15.19%) PRINCE2
5 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.66%) Data Cleansing
7 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (11.39%) CRM
8 8 (10.13%) Business Analysis
8 8 (10.13%) Data Management
8 8 (10.13%) ETL
8 8 (10.13%) SDLC
8 8 (10.13%) SOA
8 8 (10.13%) Supplier Management
9 7 (8.86%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.97%) SQL
2 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.13%) Java
4 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.27%) VB
5 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) CISSP
5 1 (1.27%) GCIH
5 1 (1.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.78%) QA
2 14 (17.72%) Data Quality
3 7 (8.86%) SLA
4 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.27%) Basel II
5 1 (1.27%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) FortiGate
1 5 (6.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.86%) Dynatrace
2 7 (8.86%) Google
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle
2 7 (8.86%) Software AG
2 7 (8.86%) webMethods
3 5 (6.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (6.33%) Cisco
3 5 (6.33%) F5
3 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.33%) Splunk
4 3 (3.80%) BT
4 3 (3.80%) Citrix
4 3 (3.80%) Trillium
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) SAP
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