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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 196 198 196
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 12 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.10% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.13% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 18
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £431 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £306 £260
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +17.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £55.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-73.63% +214.28%
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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
4534 4544 5400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.65% 77.53% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3587 3408 4061
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £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 42 38 102
Average hourly rate £24.50 £21.50 £36.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.95% -40.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 20 (100.00%) Validation
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) Degree
4 8 (40.00%) Banking
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) Migration
4 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (25.00%) Data Governance
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) MS Office
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) Data Management
6 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
6 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
8 2 (10.00%) JIRA
8 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (10.00%) Back Office
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
8 2 (10.00%) System Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.00%) PowerCenter
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) QlikView
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
1 8 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) Data Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Governance Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Report Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Informatica Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) MI Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.00%) EMC Centera
3 1 (5.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) AIX
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Validation
2 8 (40.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Data Governance
4 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Data Management
5 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) System Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps
7 1 (5.00%) Data Privacy
7 1 (5.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) Korn
2 1 (5.00%) C-shell
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (10.00%) COREP
2 2 (10.00%) FINREP
3 1 (5.00%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Intel
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) ILOG
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) WorldPay
3 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
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