The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Validation
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 76 69 87
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.11% 0.50% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.61% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £323 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.87% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.31 - £20.43

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
755 815 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.36% 82.24% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 430 500
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 23
Median hourly rate £23.75 £16.20 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.65% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £60.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Data Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Data Validation
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Project Governance

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft