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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 179 198 200
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 11 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.20% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.26% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £335 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.79% -29.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £285 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £400 £281
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £75.00 £40.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+87.50% +150.00%
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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
4228 5006 4813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.75% 77.28% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3276 3643 3682
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 54
Average hourly rate £27.37 £24.00 £103.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.04% -76.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) Migration
4 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (35.00%) Degree
5 7 (35.00%) Data Migration
6 5 (25.00%) SAP
6 5 (25.00%) Data Governance
7 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) MS Office
7 4 (20.00%) Data Management
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle
8 3 (15.00%) Data Mapping
8 3 (15.00%) FMCG
9 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (10.00%) Data Conversion
9 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
9 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (10.00%) COREP
9 2 (10.00%) FINREP
9 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (10.00%) HP
9 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
9 2 (10.00%) SAP MM
9 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (15.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP PP
2 1 (5.00%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Data Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Governance Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Data Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Functional Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAP SD Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) FMCG
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Data Conversion
4 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (5.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Validation
2 8 (40.00%) Migration
3 7 (35.00%) Data Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Data Governance
5 4 (20.00%) Data Management
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Data Mapping
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.00%) System Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
8 1 (5.00%) Balanced Scorecard
8 1 (5.00%) Workflow
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (10.00%) COREP
1 2 (10.00%) FINREP
2 1 (5.00%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) WorldPay
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £230 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago