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 3 months to 26 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 127 98
Rank change year-on-year +26 -29  
Contract jobs citing Validation 18 18 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.89% 0.65% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.75% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 29
Median daily rate £369 £404 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.66% +7.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £515 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -2.70%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1699 2399 2475
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.44% 86.51% 83.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 1668 1729
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 34 55
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -8.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.52 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £23.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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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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 3 months to 26 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
West Yorkshire +16 13 £388 -8.28% 5
South Yorkshire +7 2 £340 -11.68%
East Yorkshire - 2 - -
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) User Experience
3 6 (20.00%) Change Management
3 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 6 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 6 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 6 (20.00%) Data Quality
4 5 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (16.67%) Data Validation
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 5 (16.67%) Wireframes
4 5 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 4 (13.33%) Data Reconciliation
5 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) Finance
5 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Degree
5 4 (13.33%) QA
6 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (10.00%) Retail
6 3 (10.00%) Data Management
6 3 (10.00%) Data Mapping

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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 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (6.67%) InVision
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.00%) SSDT
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Ant
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Designer
2 5 (16.67%) UX Designer
3 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Data Migration Lead
5 2 (6.67%) Data Quality Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.67%) UI Designer
5 2 (6.67%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Data Migration Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) RACF Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) RACF Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) CMDB
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) NHS
3 2 (6.67%) Tandem
4 1 (3.33%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (3.33%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) Change Management
2 6 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 6 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 5 (16.67%) Data Validation
3 5 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 5 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (16.67%) Wireframes
4 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Data Reconciliation
4 4 (13.33%) Scrum
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Data Management
5 3 (10.00%) ETL
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (13.33%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) zSecure
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Informatica
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe
2 2 (6.67%) Ariba
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Cerner
3 1 (3.33%) DataFlux
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.33%) Trillium
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago