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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 92 - -
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 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £185 £375
% change year-on-year
+35.13% -50.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £21.82 -
% change year-on-year
-47.29% -
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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
1346 935 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.58% 79.30% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 513 384
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Toad
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) GIS
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (40.00%) Oracle Spatial
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Toad
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) GIS
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle