The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 28 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.

Validation
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire - - 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £400
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 £36.75 £37.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year -2.64% +6.33%  

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 146 162 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 79.78% 76.42% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 89 132
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.07% +85.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.81 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £42.40 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in North Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Master Data Management

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration Lead
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft