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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 101 104 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Validation 25 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.00% 0.87% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.18% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 10
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£425 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £131 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £469 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £371 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.47 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-16.08% +19.04%
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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
1974 1694 1471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.74% 73.43% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1311 1010 735
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 38 62
Average hourly rate £17.69 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.90% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.22 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.60 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 0 21 £425 +32.81% 5
North Yorkshire - 4 £400 - 2
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Yorkshire - - - -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (60.98%) Finance
2 24 (58.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (46.34%) Requirements Management
4 12 (29.27%) MS Visio
5 10 (24.39%) Banking
5 10 (24.39%) Retail
6 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (19.51%) Migration
7 6 (14.63%) Retail Banking
8 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
8 5 (12.20%) Change Management
8 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.20%) UML
9 4 (9.76%) SQL
9 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
9 4 (9.76%) ETL
9 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
9 4 (9.76%) Master Data Management
9 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 4 (9.76%) Data Management
10 3 (7.32%) SysML
10 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
10 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (7.32%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (7.32%) Financial Modelling
10 3 (7.32%) Service Management
10 3 (7.32%) IBM

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1 (2.44%) SAS
1 1 (2.44%) CMS
1 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.32%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) GPRS
1 3 (7.32%) LAN
1 3 (7.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) Big Data
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.44%) NSubstitute
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) MSI
2 1 (2.44%) NUnit
2 1 (2.44%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.44%) Moq
General
1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Banking
2 10 (24.39%) Retail
3 6 (14.63%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Analyst
2 26 (63.41%) Business Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Lead Business Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) ETL Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Database Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Junior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Implementation Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) SOAP
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
1 1 (2.44%) NHibernate
1 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.44%) jQuery
1 1 (2.44%) RESTful
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.44%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.88%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.88%) Replication
3 2 (4.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) Informatics
4 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (46.34%) Requirements Management
3 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.51%) Migration
4 5 (12.20%) Change Management
4 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.20%) UML
4 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
4 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
5 4 (9.76%) Data Management
5 4 (9.76%) ETL
5 4 (9.76%) Master Data Management
5 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) SysML
6 3 (7.32%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.32%) Service Management
6 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) VBScript
3 1 (2.44%) VB
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.32%) ISEB
3 2 (4.88%) VCP4
3 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.44%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) IBM
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix
2 1 (2.44%) Juniper
2 1 (2.44%) Remedy
2 1 (2.44%) VMware
2 1 (2.44%) Pega
2 1 (2.44%) SAP
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco
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