Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 20 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 152 131
Rank change year-on-year +11 -21 -6
Contract jobs citing Validation 44 48 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.00% 0.89% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.06% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 61
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% -1.94% -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £299 £313
90th Percentile £575 £438 £488
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.75 £13.50 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -2.70% -
10th Percentile £23.38 £11.54 £10.80
90th Percentile £45.13 £36.95 £15.15
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3659 4525 5143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.39% 84.06% 83.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2432 2948 3528
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £260
90th Percentile £550 £550 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 130 179
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.98 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.63 £34.41
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Validation in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Validation in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +24 25 £354 -15.83% 7
South Yorkshire +14 15 £550 +61.76% 3
North Yorkshire 0 2 £319 -25.00% 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £260 -
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 18 (40.91%) Banking
3 15 (34.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (31.82%) Data Modelling
5 13 (29.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (29.55%) Investment Management
5 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 12 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 12 (27.27%) Incident Management
6 12 (27.27%) Symantec
7 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 8 (18.18%) Linux
9 6 (13.64%) JSON
9 6 (13.64%) SQL
9 6 (13.64%) CISSP
9 6 (13.64%) CISM
9 6 (13.64%) Project Management
9 6 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (13.64%) CRISC
10 5 (11.36%) Work Breakdown Structure
10 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
10 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.36%) HTML
10 5 (11.36%) Degree
10 5 (11.36%) Data Validation
10 5 (11.36%) Requirements Management
11 4 (9.09%) Marketing
11 4 (9.09%) Web Development
11 4 (9.09%) JavaScript

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (2.27%) CMS
1 1 (2.27%) Confluence
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) SMS
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Ant
3 1 (2.27%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 18 (40.91%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Marketing
4 3 (6.82%) Games
4 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.55%) Electronics
6 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 11 (25.00%) Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Business Integration Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Integration Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Incident Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Technical Business Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Project Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Integration Developer
7 4 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
7 4 (9.09%) PHP Developer
7 4 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Azure Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Information Specialist
8 3 (6.82%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) JSON
2 5 (11.36%) HTML
3 3 (6.82%) JSON Schema
3 3 (6.82%) Kafka
3 3 (6.82%) Node.js
4 2 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (2.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) User Experience
3 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.27%) PMI
4 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (31.82%) Data Modelling
3 13 (29.55%) Investment Management
3 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 13 (29.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 12 (27.27%) Incident Management
5 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 6 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (13.64%) Project Management
8 5 (11.36%) Data Validation
8 5 (11.36%) Requirements Management
8 5 (11.36%) Work Breakdown Structure
9 4 (9.09%) Information Security
9 4 (9.09%) MVC
9 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.09%) SOLID
9 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.09%) PHP
3 3 (6.82%) ES6
4 1 (2.27%) Go
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) CISM
1 6 (13.64%) CISSP
1 6 (13.64%) CRISC
2 5 (11.36%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) CEH
3 3 (6.82%) ISEB
3 3 (6.82%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) Data Quality
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.27%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) XenApp
2 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) EdgeSight
3 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Symantec
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) HP
3 2 (4.55%) Informatica
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe
4 1 (2.27%) AppSense
4 1 (2.27%) Ariba
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) DataFlux
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Trillium
4 1 (2.27%) Veritas
4 1 (2.27%) VMware