Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 44 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +42
Contract jobs citing Validation 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.96% 0.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Liverpool median daily rate £500 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% - -
Merseyside median daily rate £438 £250 £313
% change year-on-year +75.00% -20.00% -22.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside 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 Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 339 340 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 83.09% 76.75% 81.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 224 277
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £166
90th Percentile £538 £518 £550
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £22.85 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.09% +30.54% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.70 £11.20
90th Percentile £20.62 £32.06 £97.58
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £17.50
% change year-on-year -42.02% +28.13% +12.90%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Liverpool over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Validation in Liverpool

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) SCVMM
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Market Research
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) GDPR
3 1 (12.50%) A/B Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) GxP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management

Validation
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Designer
1 3 (37.50%) Lead Designer
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Designer
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) GDPR Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Product Owner
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) A/B Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Market Research
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
2 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
1 1 (12.50%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco