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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 124 100 112
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +12
Contract jobs citing Validation 6 50 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.25% 1.63% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.95% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 38 18
Median daily rate £420 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.75% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £291 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £550 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.37 £9.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
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
1990 2567 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.42% 83.75% 78.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1301 1722 1326
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 95 57
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.30 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% -4.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £10.55 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -17 3 £413 +6.45% 3
North Yorkshire +5 1 £650 +67.74%
South Yorkshire -16 1 - -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 19 (38.78%) SQL
3 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
4 17 (34.69%) Visualisation
5 16 (32.65%) Data Validation
6 15 (30.61%) T-SQL
6 15 (30.61%) C#
6 15 (30.61%) MVC
6 15 (30.61%) jQuery
6 15 (30.61%) Inversion of Control
6 15 (30.61%) Entity Framework
6 15 (30.61%) Data Visualisation
6 15 (30.61%) Razor View Engine
6 15 (30.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (30.61%) Unity DI Container
6 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 12 (24.49%) VBA
8 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (20.41%) .NET
9 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
9 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (18.37%) Project Management
10 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
11 8 (16.33%) Legal
11 8 (16.33%) Process Improvement
12 7 (14.29%) Migration
12 7 (14.29%) Requirements Management
12 7 (14.29%) Data Modelling

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 6 (12.24%) CMS
2 4 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.12%) SAS
4 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
1 6 (12.24%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (12.24%) MS Project
1 6 (12.24%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.12%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (6.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
1 2 (4.08%) NetScaler
1 2 (4.08%) Network Security
1 2 (4.08%) VPN
1 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (4.08%) Wireless
2 1 (2.04%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) HBase
5 1 (2.04%) Mahout
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.04%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Legal
3 6 (12.24%) Back Office
4 3 (6.12%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
5 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.04%) Automotive
6 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) SQL Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Business Analyst
5 8 (16.33%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Designer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Designer
6 4 (8.16%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Designer
7 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Network Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Network Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Network Security Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Process Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Security Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 15 (30.61%) Entity Framework
1 15 (30.61%) jQuery
1 15 (30.61%) Razor View Engine
1 15 (30.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 15 (30.61%) Unity DI Container
2 10 (20.41%) .NET
2 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.04%) Cascading
3 1 (2.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Visualisation
2 15 (30.61%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.20%) Social Network
5 4 (8.16%) Statistics
6 3 (6.12%) Credit Risk
6 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.08%) Economics
7 2 (4.08%) User Experience
8 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
8 1 (2.04%) iSeries
8 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.04%) Neural Network
8 1 (2.04%) Physics
8 1 (2.04%) Replication
8 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Unix
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) AIX
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Data Validation
2 15 (30.61%) Data Visualisation
2 15 (30.61%) MVC
3 9 (18.37%) Project Management
4 8 (16.33%) Process Improvement
5 7 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 7 (14.29%) Migration
5 7 (14.29%) Requirements Management
6 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.24%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 6 (12.24%) Business Transformation
6 6 (12.24%) Content Management
6 6 (12.24%) DSDM
6 6 (12.24%) Wireframes
7 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Web Development
8 4 (8.16%) CRM
8 4 (8.16%) Prototyping
8 4 (8.16%) SFIA
8 4 (8.16%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) SQL
2 15 (30.61%) C#
2 15 (30.61%) T-SQL
3 12 (24.49%) VBA
4 3 (6.12%) C
4 3 (6.12%) R
5 2 (4.08%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Scala
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.08%) PhD
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.04%) ISO26262
3 1 (2.04%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Blue Coat
3 2 (4.08%) IBM
3 2 (4.08%) Qualys
4 1 (2.04%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Cognos
4 1 (2.04%) Infor
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Sybase