The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank - - 74
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £331
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -58.94%
Data Validation
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
876 828 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.46% 83.22% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 527 316
Median daily rate £435 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.61% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 30
Median hourly rate £22.54 £20.97 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% -40.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Data Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Data Validation
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Basel II
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (100.00%) SAS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Basel II