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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 127 98 79
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -19
Contract jobs citing Validation 18 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.65% 1.49% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.80% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 28
Median daily rate £404 £375 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.66% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £430 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -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
2370 2446 1839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.47% 82.64% 76.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1653 1715 1215
Median daily rate £425 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 55 56
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.39 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -14 14 £423 +12.66% 4
North Yorkshire +4 2 - - 2
South Yorkshire -6 2 £385 +3.35% 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 16 (37.21%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (34.88%) Data Validation
4 13 (30.23%) Finance
5 12 (27.91%) QA
6 11 (25.58%) Project Management
7 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
7 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
7 9 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (20.93%) Banking
7 9 (20.93%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (18.60%) Retail
8 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (18.60%) MS Visio
8 8 (18.60%) ETL
8 8 (18.60%) SAS
8 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
8 8 (18.60%) MS Project
8 8 (18.60%) MS Office
8 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (18.60%) Analytics
8 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (16.28%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
9 7 (16.28%) Service Management
9 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
9 7 (16.28%) MS Access

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 8 (18.60%) SAS
2 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
1 9 (20.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (18.60%) MS Office
2 8 (18.60%) MS Project
2 8 (18.60%) MS Visio
3 4 (9.30%) SPSS
4 2 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (16.28%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (16.28%) MS Access
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (13.95%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.65%) DB2
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.33%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.33%) Pentaho
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 8 (18.60%) Retail
4 4 (9.30%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Legal
6 1 (2.33%) Back Office
6 1 (2.33%) Billing
6 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Banking Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Azure Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Development Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Ajax
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) Sass
1 1 (2.33%) XHTML
1 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.95%) Credit Risk
4 5 (11.63%) Mainframe
5 4 (9.30%) Statistics
6 3 (6.98%) Economics
6 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.98%) NHS
7 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
7 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) AIX
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
1 2 (4.65%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Data Validation
2 11 (25.58%) Project Management
3 8 (18.60%) Analytics
3 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (18.60%) ETL
3 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (16.28%) Service Management
5 6 (13.95%) Migration
6 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
6 5 (11.63%) Requirements Management
7 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.98%) Change Management
8 3 (6.98%) Econometrics
8 3 (6.98%) Markov Chain
8 3 (6.98%) Operations Research
9 2 (4.65%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.33%) Perl
2 1 (2.33%) R
2 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
1 3 (6.98%) Postgraduate
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) QA
2 5 (11.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.65%) Basel II
3 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) ACF2
2 4 (9.30%) RACF
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) zSecure
2 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Cognos
4 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Teradata
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £341.00 - £342.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago