The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 31 36 27
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9  
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.16% 0.40% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.49% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £475 £350 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +22.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +17.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £38.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -3.94% +10.14%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 222 203 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 85.71% 81.53% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 157 98
Median daily rate £455 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.46% +0.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £30.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% -11.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £14.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £47.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Liverpool

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Liverpool

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Validation in Liverpool.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Liverpool

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Data Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Data Validation
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) BAPI
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) LSMW
4 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 2 (28.57%) Civica
4 2 (28.57%) SAP HR
4 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
5 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (14.29%) APMP
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) LIMS

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP HR
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) LSMW
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Migration Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) BAPI
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Data Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Data Validation
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
4 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
4 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) APMP
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GMP
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Civica
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Acronis
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