The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 25 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.

Validation
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 107 85
Rank change year-on-year +20 -22  
Contract jobs citing Validation 13 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.92% 0.69% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.79% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 25
Median daily rate £388 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +12.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £522 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -17.72% +12.85%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1223 1770 1814
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.74% 87.58% 85.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 1220 1294
Median daily rate £403 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 32
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -58.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.02 £170.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Validation in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in West Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +27 12 £369 -23.17% 1
Halifax +4 1 £451 +29.04%
Validation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) User Experience
3 5 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (20.83%) Wireframes
3 5 (20.83%) Prototyping
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 3 (12.50%) SSDT
5 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
5 3 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
5 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (12.50%) Data Mapping
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Finance
5 3 (12.50%) Retail
5 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (12.50%) HTML
5 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (8.33%) InVision
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (12.50%) SSDT
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Ant
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Designer
1 5 (20.83%) UX Designer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Data Migration Lead
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.33%) UI Designer
4 2 (8.33%) UI/UX Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Environment Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Production DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) CMDB
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Prototyping
2 5 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (20.83%) Wireframes
3 4 (16.67%) Change Management
3 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
4 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
4 3 (12.50%) ETL
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Cerner
2 1 (4.17%) DataFlux
2 1 (4.17%) Informatica
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.17%) Trillium
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago