Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Validation
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 31 23
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast - 3.00% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.77% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Belfast median daily rate - £360 £78
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +364.52% -
County Antrim median daily rate - £360 £78
% change year-on-year - +364.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 527 212 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 89.78% 79.40% 72.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 128 52
Belfast median daily rate £413 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +8.53% +2.38%
10th Percentile £303 £138 £100
90th Percentile £501 £425 £525
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £350 £323
% change year-on-year +17.86% +8.53% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 2
Belfast median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £23.75 £18.00 £16.38
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £13.63 £15.25
% change year-on-year +2.75% -10.66% +17.31%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Belfast

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Validation in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Belfast