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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 66 76 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.39% 0.10% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.13% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £310 £197
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +57.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £21.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-19.76% +90.90%
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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
601 754 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.65% 76.78% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 364 293
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.06 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.93% +1.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £58.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014, 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%) Validation
2 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
3 4 (57.14%) SAP
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) SEO
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) JSP
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) XSD
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) B2C
4 3 (42.86%) EAM
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Spring MVC

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) LSMW
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Hybris Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems 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
2 1 (14.29%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Validation
2 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) B2C
3 3 (42.86%) EAM
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) SEO
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
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%) Data Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (42.86%) Data Mapping
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) ABAP
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) hybris
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle