The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 93 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.066% 0.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £330 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £286 £396
% change year-on-year
+22.27% -27.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -51.25%
Data Validation
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1242 1160 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.87% 80.11% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 663 553
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 17
Median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Validation across the Edinburgh region.

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Validation
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Expense Management

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Expense Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft