The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Data Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Data Validation
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 - 92
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 1 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.091% - 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -9.37% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £43.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -58.13% +196.55%  

Data Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 966 1310 1337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.38% 88.87% 86.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 931 992
Median daily rate £403 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +19.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Data Validation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Validation in Leeds

Data Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Validation in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation

Data Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Production DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL