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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 170 173 202
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +29
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 1 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.30% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.35% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Median daily rate - £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £223 £193
% change year-on-year
+62.92% +15.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 £21.82
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -47.29%
Data Validation
London

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
2987 3959 4687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.49% 84.07% 79.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2388 3161 3517
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
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 25 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 6 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) QlikView
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) CMDB
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (16.67%) ERwin

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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (16.67%) ERwin
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
1 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Data Reconciliation
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) BMC
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Informatica
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) WorldPay