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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 162 198 192
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -6
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 4 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.31% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 8
Median daily rate £450 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £185
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +62.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £14.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+196.55% -73.63%
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
2908 4779 4673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.45% 80.70% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2377 3787 3469
Median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 47 47
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 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 14 (100.00%) Validation
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) Migration
4 8 (57.14%) Data Migration
5 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis
5 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
6 5 (35.71%) UML
6 5 (35.71%) ERwin
6 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (35.71%) Data Architecture
7 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (14.29%) Google
9 2 (14.29%) Marketing
9 2 (14.29%) JIRA
9 2 (14.29%) QlikView
9 2 (14.29%) Google Analytics
9 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Web Marketing
9 2 (14.29%) Social Media
9 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
9 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 2 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
9 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
9 2 (14.29%) Analytics
9 2 (14.29%) Social Media Monitoring
9 2 (14.29%) AdWords

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 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) AdWords
1 2 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) QlikView
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) MS Access
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) ERwin
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Data Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Data Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Junior
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Web Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Web Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
1 2 (14.29%) Social Media
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
2 1 (7.14%) Reinsurance
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Validation
2 9 (64.29%) Migration
3 8 (57.14%) Data Migration
4 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis
4 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 5 (35.71%) Data Architecture
5 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) UML
6 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (14.29%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
7 2 (14.29%) Digital Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (14.29%) Social Media Monitoring
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Web Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ACCA
1 1 (7.14%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Crimson Hexagon
1 2 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Informatica
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) WorldPay