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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 88 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £185 £283
% change year-on-year
+83.78% -34.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £55.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-79.09% +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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1284 991 757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.65% 77.42% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 581 363
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £6.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (100.00%) Validation
2 7 (70.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 4 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 4 (40.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) Data Management
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Data Governance
3 4 (40.00%) Master Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) FMCG
4 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Toad
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) GIS
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Spatial

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (20.00%) Oracle Spatial
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Toad
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) FMCG
1 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (20.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Validation
2 7 (70.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) Data Management
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Data Governance
3 4 (40.00%) Master Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Data Transformation
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle