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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 66 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 16 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.31% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.60% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£185 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-50.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 - £21.96
Data Validation
South East

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
900 834 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 73.41% 75.34% 70.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 433 374
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £469 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.13 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.17% +87.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £62.85 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Validation
2 15 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (77.78%) MS Excel
4 10 (55.56%) MS Office
5 9 (50.00%) MS Access
5 9 (50.00%) Windows
5 9 (50.00%) Migration
5 9 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
8 5 (27.78%) SLA
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
10 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 2 (11.11%) PMP
11 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
11 2 (11.11%) MS Project Server
11 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
12 1 (5.56%) Finance
12 1 (5.56%) Project Management
12 1 (5.56%) SQL
12 1 (5.56%) MS Project
12 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (5.56%) SAS
12 1 (5.56%) Toad

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project Server
3 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (55.56%) MS Office
3 9 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Governance Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Project Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Deployment Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) PMO Administrator
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Validation
2 15 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PMP
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft