The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 78 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.099% - 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£350 - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
747 428 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.25% 69.59% 68.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 310 371
Average daily rate £400 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 8 43
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Validation across the Bristol region.

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Data Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Data Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Validation.

1 6 (100.00%) Validation
2 5 (83.33%) Integration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) Ajax
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) SEO
3 4 (66.67%) B2C
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) JUnit
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) JSP
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) XSD
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Spring MVC
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Confluence

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Data Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (66.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Toad
2 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Lead Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Hybris Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) JSP
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) XSD
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) Ajax
1 4 (66.67%) Spring MVC
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Validation
2 5 (83.33%) Integration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) B2C
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) SEO
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) hybris
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO