The first table below looks at the demand for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 190 202 202
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 9 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 14
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £296 £325
% change year-on-year
-37.55% -8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
+214.28% -20.30%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4384 5386 5831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.55% 76.01% 74.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3259 4028 4332
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 92 85
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +3.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.90 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Data Validation
London

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 22 (100.00%) Validation
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) Data Analysis
4 9 (40.91%) PL/SQL
4 9 (40.91%) Oracle
4 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (40.91%) RDBMS
4 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database
5 8 (36.36%) Hyperion
5 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
5 8 (36.36%) BusinessObjects XI
6 7 (31.82%) Business Objects
6 7 (31.82%) SAP
6 7 (31.82%) FMCG
7 5 (22.73%) Analytics
7 5 (22.73%) Banking
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) Migration
8 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
8 4 (18.18%) ETL
8 4 (18.18%) MS Office
8 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 4 (18.18%) MS Access
8 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (18.18%) VBA
9 3 (13.64%) Release Management
9 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.55%) SAP SD
2 1 (4.55%) SAP MM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP PP
2 1 (4.55%) SAP EHS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) RDBMS
1 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 8 (36.36%) BusinessObjects XI
3 4 (18.18%) MS Access
3 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
5 2 (9.09%) Star Schema
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.55%) DB2
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Integration Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Coordinator
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) SAP Technical Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) SAP CO Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Business Objects Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Integration Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) FMCG
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.55%) Data Conversion
2 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Validation
2 10 (45.45%) Data Analysis
3 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
5 5 (22.73%) Analytics
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 4 (18.18%) ETL
7 3 (13.64%) Release Management
7 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
8 2 (9.09%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
8 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 2 (9.09%) Data Management
9 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) PL/SQL
3 4 (18.18%) VBA
4 2 (9.09%) VB
4 2 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) Hyperion
3 7 (31.82%) Business Objects
3 7 (31.82%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) SunGard
5 1 (4.55%) Informatica
5 1 (4.55%) Teradata
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago