The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 471 498 466
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -32
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 118 61 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 26 46
Average daily rate
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£398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £205 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.85 £25.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.60% +127.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £21.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-19.76% +90.90%
Data Validation
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37611 35073 32579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.56% 74.26% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25023 22021 19511
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1075 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in England

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in England

Data Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Validation across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Data Validation Daily Rate Histogram in England

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation across the England region.

Data Validation Hourly Rate Trend in England

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Validation across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Data Validation Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Data Validation
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +55 71 £475 +5.55% 9
South East -7 20 £300 - 5
West Midlands -17 7 £164 -56.33%
South West - 7 £350 -
East Midlands +7 6 £263 -
Midlands - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 208 (100.00%) Validation
2 79 (37.98%) SQL
3 70 (33.65%) Migration
4 45 (21.63%) Finance
4 45 (21.63%) MS Excel
4 45 (21.63%) Data Migration
5 38 (18.27%) Data Modelling
6 33 (15.87%) Data Analysis
7 32 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (14.90%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (14.42%) SAP
10 29 (13.94%) Data Cleansing
11 28 (13.46%) ETL
12 27 (12.98%) Oracle
13 26 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (11.54%) Java
14 24 (11.54%) Windows
15 23 (11.06%) Project Management
15 23 (11.06%) HTML
15 23 (11.06%) Windows 7
16 22 (10.58%) XML
16 22 (10.58%) Microsoft
17 21 (10.10%) MS Office
17 21 (10.10%) UNIX
18 20 (9.62%) E-Commerce
18 20 (9.62%) Scrum
18 20 (9.62%) JIRA
19 19 (9.13%) jQuery
19 19 (9.13%) Unit Testing
19 19 (9.13%) Ajax

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 18 (8.65%) Tomcat
2 17 (8.17%) Confluence
3 10 (4.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.44%) SAS
5 2 (0.96%) Drupal
5 2 (0.96%) CMS
5 2 (0.96%) WordPress
6 1 (0.48%) Lync
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.48%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 45 (21.63%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.10%) MS Office
3 13 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) FastStats
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.33%) SAP MM
2 5 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.92%) SAP PP
3 4 (1.92%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.44%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.44%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.96%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.96%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.96%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.48%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.85%) Internet
2 2 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.48%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.90%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (8.65%) MySQL
2 18 (8.65%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 16 (7.69%) MS Access
5 13 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (5.77%) RDBMS
7 9 (4.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (3.85%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.37%) QlikView
9 7 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.88%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.92%) SAP BW
13 3 (1.44%) Oracle Exadata
14 2 (0.96%) DataStage
14 2 (0.96%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 20 (9.62%) JIRA
2 19 (9.13%) Subversion
3 17 (8.17%) JUnit
4 4 (1.92%) Toad
4 4 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (1.44%) LSMW
5 3 (1.44%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.48%) Selenium
7 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (21.63%) Finance
2 15 (7.21%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.25%) Banking
4 6 (2.88%) Legal
5 3 (1.44%) Retail
6 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.96%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.48%) German Language
7 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 88 (42.31%) Analyst
2 43 (20.67%) Data Analyst
3 41 (19.71%) Developer
4 24 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 18 (8.65%) Consultant
5 18 (8.65%) Hybris Developer
6 11 (5.29%) Data Manager
6 11 (5.29%) Coordinator
7 10 (4.81%) Functional Analyst
7 10 (4.81%) SAP Data Analyst
7 10 (4.81%) SAP Analyst
8 9 (4.33%) SAP Functional Analyst
9 7 (3.37%) Data Migration Manager
9 7 (3.37%) Administrator
9 7 (3.37%) Test Analyst
10 6 (2.88%) Architect
10 6 (2.88%) Senior Developer
10 6 (2.88%) Data Administrator
10 6 (2.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 6 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.06%) HTML
2 22 (10.58%) XML
3 19 (9.13%) jQuery
3 19 (9.13%) Ajax
3 19 (9.13%) XSD
3 19 (9.13%) CSS
4 18 (8.65%) Spring
5 17 (8.17%) Spring MVC
5 17 (8.17%) JSP
6 6 (2.88%) Web Services
6 6 (2.88%) ODBC
6 6 (2.88%) HTML5
7 4 (1.92%) .NET
8 3 (1.44%) D3.js
9 2 (0.96%) OLE
9 2 (0.96%) XHTML
9 2 (0.96%) CSS3
10 1 (0.48%) REST
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.48%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.73%) Data Conversion
2 13 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.77%) NHS
4 8 (3.85%) iPad
5 7 (3.37%) Data Extraction
6 6 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.88%) FMCG
7 5 (2.40%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.92%) Statistics
8 4 (1.92%) Replication
8 4 (1.92%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.92%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.44%) Open Source
9 3 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.96%) Biometrics
10 2 (0.96%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.96%) User Experience
11 1 (0.48%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.54%) Windows
2 23 (11.06%) Windows 7
3 21 (10.10%) UNIX
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (100.00%) Validation
2 70 (33.65%) Migration
3 45 (21.63%) Data Migration
4 38 (18.27%) Data Modelling
5 33 (15.87%) Data Analysis
6 32 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (13.94%) Data Cleansing
8 28 (13.46%) ETL
9 26 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (11.06%) Project Management
11 20 (9.62%) E-Commerce
11 20 (9.62%) Scrum
12 19 (9.13%) Unit Testing
13 18 (8.65%) Integration Testing
13 18 (8.65%) Data Mapping
14 17 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (8.17%) MVC
14 17 (8.17%) SEO
15 16 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (7.69%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 79 (37.98%) SQL
2 24 (11.54%) Java
3 12 (5.77%) PL/SQL
4 8 (3.85%) VBA
5 7 (3.37%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.37%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.40%) VB
7 4 (1.92%) Perl
8 2 (0.96%) PHP
8 2 (0.96%) C
8 2 (0.96%) C#
8 2 (0.96%) Ruby
9 1 (0.48%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.48%) Python
9 1 (0.48%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (4.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.37%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.92%) Degree
4 3 (1.44%) ISEB
4 3 (1.44%) ECDL
5 2 (0.96%) PMP
5 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) HNC
6 1 (0.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.77%) QA
2 9 (4.33%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) GCP
Systems Management
1 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (14.42%) SAP
2 27 (12.98%) Oracle
3 22 (10.58%) Microsoft
4 18 (8.65%) hybris
5 13 (6.25%) Informatica
6 9 (4.33%) Citrix
7 8 (3.85%) HP
8 5 (2.40%) Siebel
9 4 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.92%) Cognos
9 4 (1.92%) Google
9 4 (1.92%) Talend
10 3 (1.44%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.96%) Omniture
11 2 (0.96%) DataFlux
12 1 (0.48%) Demandware
12 1 (0.48%) Vermilion
12 1 (0.48%) BT
12 1 (0.48%) ATG
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