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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 185 185 191
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 14 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 15
Average daily rate
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£500 £356 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £285 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £331 £306
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £47.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-58.94% +183.58%
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4291 4605 4933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.50% 77.20% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3382 3475 3707
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 42 81
Average hourly rate £24.23 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015, 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 11 (50.00%) Finance
4 10 (45.45%) Degree
5 8 (36.36%) Migration
5 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (31.82%) Banking
7 5 (22.73%) Data Management
7 5 (22.73%) Data Governance
8 4 (18.18%) Data Quality
8 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
8 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
8 4 (18.18%) MS Office
9 3 (13.64%) SAP
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle
9 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
9 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 2 (9.09%) JIRA
10 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
10 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
10 2 (9.09%) HP
10 2 (9.09%) SAP BW
10 2 (9.09%) Back Office
10 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
10 2 (9.09%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP MM
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (9.09%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.55%) QlikView
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
2 11 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Governance Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) MI Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Report Writer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SAP MM Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) SAP PP Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) J2EE
1 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Data Conversion
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
3 1 (4.55%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Validation
2 8 (36.36%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Data Management
3 5 (22.73%) Data Governance
4 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.09%) System Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Data Privacy
7 1 (4.55%) Cartography
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 2 (9.09%) COREP
2 2 (9.09%) FINREP
3 1 (4.55%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Intel
3 1 (4.55%) ILOG
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau
3 1 (4.55%) WorldPay
3 1 (4.55%) Cognos
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago