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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 88 102 87
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing Validation 29 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.19% 0.71% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.95% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £225 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £84
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £370 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £360 £316
% change year-on-year
-0.69% +13.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-16.16% -
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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
1896 1680 1566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 77.74% 74.37% 71.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 993 774
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 65
Average hourly rate £15.73 £17.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% -15.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £10.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 24 £420 +80.64% 6
North Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 1
South Yorkshire +1 1 £235 -18.96%
East Yorkshire - - - -
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England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 25 (52.08%) Finance
2 24 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (37.50%) Requirements Management
4 11 (22.92%) Banking
5 10 (20.83%) Retail
5 10 (20.83%) Migration
6 9 (18.75%) MS Visio
7 7 (14.58%) Retail Banking
8 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.50%) SQL
8 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
10 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
10 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 4 (8.33%) UML
10 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
10 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (8.33%) Change Management
10 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
11 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (6.25%) Service Management
11 3 (6.25%) NHS
11 3 (6.25%) Remedy
11 3 (6.25%) MSI
11 3 (6.25%) Citrix
11 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 2 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) GPRS
1 3 (6.25%) LAN
1 3 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MSI
2 2 (4.17%) InstallShield
2 2 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 25 (52.08%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Banking
3 10 (20.83%) Retail
4 7 (14.58%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Legal
6 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (64.58%) Analyst
2 28 (58.33%) Business Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Lead Business Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Packager
6 2 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Head of Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Junior
7 1 (2.08%) Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) NHS
2 3 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.17%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.17%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.08%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (37.50%) Requirements Management
3 10 (20.83%) Migration
4 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 4 (8.33%) UML
6 4 (8.33%) Change Management
6 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Master Data Management
7 3 (6.25%) Service Management
7 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.25%) ETL
7 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.25%) Data Validation
7 3 (6.25%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (6.25%) Data Management
7 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) VBScript
2 3 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.25%) MCSE
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Citrix
2 3 (6.25%) Remedy
2 3 (6.25%) VMware
3 2 (4.17%) Omniture
3 2 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) Juniper
4 1 (2.08%) Pega
4 1 (2.08%) Capita
East Riding
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £25.00 - £30.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago