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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 84 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 4 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.33% 0.69% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.92% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £175 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £248 £260
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £55.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-73.63% +214.28%
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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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
943 974 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.26% 75.15% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 576 363
Average daily rate £400 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 27
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £35.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Data Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Data Validation
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Data Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Reference Data
3 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (33.33%) Base SAS
3 2 (33.33%) SAS
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (16.67%) SAP HCM

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (33.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) Base SAS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Reference Data
1 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Data Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP