The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Validation
London / City of London
Rank 146 137 185
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +48
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 7 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.36% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Median daily rate £375 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £425 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £625 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £323 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.87% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.31 - £20.43

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2497 2763 4322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.90% 86.80% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1980 2193 3371
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 33
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Validation across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Data Validation Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Data Validation Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 8 (100.00%) Validation
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) ERP
5 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Workday HCM
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) TestLink
6 1 (12.50%) Data Structures

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
1 1 (12.50%) Workday HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Essbase
3 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) TestLink
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) ETL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Report Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SAP BI Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Workday Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CO-PA
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Validation
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) ERP
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Workday
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