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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 163 148 191
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +43
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 3 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Median daily rate £350 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £390 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £510 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 - £16.85
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
2757 2881 4626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.11% 84.39% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2183 2311 3625
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 49
Median hourly rate £26.25 £24.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 7 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
4 1 (14.29%) ERwin
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) MS Access
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

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 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
1 1 (14.29%) Workday HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) QlikView
2 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ERwin
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) ETL Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BI Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Workday Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
1 1 (14.29%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Workday
2 1 (14.29%) WorldPay
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday