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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 158 188 194
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 6 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.32% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 10
Median daily rate £475 £500 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £450 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £331
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -58.94%
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
2874 4439 4783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.95% 80.16% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2355 3493 3602
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 £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 44
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 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 16 (100.00%) Validation
2 9 (56.25%) Migration
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Data Migration
3 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) UML
4 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (31.25%) ERwin
4 5 (31.25%) Data Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Banking
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) Unix
6 3 (18.75%) AIX
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) SAN
6 3 (18.75%) Informatica
6 3 (18.75%) PowerCenter
6 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
6 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
6 3 (18.75%) EMC
6 3 (18.75%) PowerExchange
6 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
6 3 (18.75%) EMC Centera
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) PowerExchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) AdWords
1 2 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) NAS
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 3 (18.75%) PowerCenter
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP
4 1 (6.25%) OLTP
4 1 (6.25%) QlikView
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) ERwin
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Data Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Data Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Informatica Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Junior
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Data Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Web Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Web Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Data Quality Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) EMC Centera
2 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 2 (12.50%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Reinsurance
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) AIX
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Validation
2 9 (56.25%) Data Migration
2 9 (56.25%) Migration
3 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Data Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) High Availability
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Digital Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (12.50%) Social Media Monitoring
6 2 (12.50%) Web Marketing
7 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C-shell
2 3 (18.75%) Korn
2 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ACCA
1 1 (6.25%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) EMC
1 3 (18.75%) Informatica
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
1 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Google