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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.64% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.43 - -
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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 Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
602 607 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.59% 77.03% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 285 244
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £580 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 31
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £14.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 7 (100.00%) Validation
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) SEO
3 3 (42.86%) B2C
3 3 (42.86%) JUnit
3 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) JSP
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) XSD
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Spring MVC
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) Confluence
3 3 (42.86%) hybris
3 3 (42.86%) iPad
3 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 3 (42.86%) Spring

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
1 3 (42.86%) Confluence
2 2 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Hybris Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Data Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) JSP
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) XSD
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) Ajax
1 3 (42.86%) Spring MVC
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) iPad
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 7 (100.00%) Validation
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) B2C
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) SEO
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
4 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) hybris
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SAP