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 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 470 481 493
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 125 89 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 40 25
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£351 £386 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.07% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £164 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £185 £283
% change year-on-year
+83.78% -34.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.25 £37.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.67% +120.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £22.60 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.62 £51.40 £17.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £55.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-79.09% +214.28%
Data Validation
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
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 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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +9 46 £425 -5.55% 8
Yorkshire -6 20 £375 -5.30% 3
West Midlands +10 13 £275 +41.02% 1
South East -25 13 £423 +128.37% 2
East Midlands +9 11 £160 - 1
East of England +7 8 £351 - 1
North West -24 5 £275 -40.21%
North East - 4 £200 -
Midlands - 3 - -
South West -16 2 £300 +33.33% 1
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Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 228 (100.00%) Validation
2 105 (46.05%) SQL
3 75 (32.89%) Data Analysis
4 49 (21.49%) Migration
5 46 (20.18%) Data Warehouse
6 42 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (17.98%) ETL
8 39 (17.11%) Data Migration
9 38 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (16.23%) MS Excel
11 35 (15.35%) Microsoft
12 31 (13.60%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (12.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 28 (12.28%) SAP
14 28 (12.28%) Finance
15 27 (11.84%) Data Mapping
16 26 (11.40%) Data Management
16 26 (11.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 25 (10.96%) Data Modelling
18 24 (10.53%) SQL Server
19 22 (9.65%) Test Scripting
19 22 (9.65%) Data Governance
20 20 (8.77%) Data Cleansing
20 20 (8.77%) Banking
21 19 (8.33%) Time Management
22 18 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 17 (7.46%) Degree
23 17 (7.46%) QA
23 17 (7.46%) Oracle
23 17 (7.46%) Analytics

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (1.32%) SAS
1 3 (1.32%) PowerExchange
1 3 (1.32%) CMS
2 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.44%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (16.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.51%) MS Office
2 8 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.32%) SAP PP
2 2 (0.88%) Primavera
2 2 (0.88%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.88%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.44%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.44%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.44%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.44%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.44%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.44%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.44%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.32%) SAN
1 3 (1.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.18%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (12.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (11.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 18 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (5.70%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (3.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.07%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.63%) Data Mining
9 6 (2.63%) QlikView
9 6 (2.63%) MySQL
10 5 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.19%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (1.75%) MS Access
12 3 (1.32%) PowerCenter
12 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.88%) Base SAS
13 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.07%) JIRA
2 3 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.44%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.44%) Maven
General
1 28 (12.28%) Finance
2 20 (8.77%) Banking
3 8 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.32%) Publishing
5 2 (0.88%) Automotive
5 2 (0.88%) Back Office
5 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.88%) French Language
6 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.44%) Front Office
6 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 138 (60.53%) Analyst
2 85 (37.28%) Data Analyst
3 25 (10.96%) Business Analyst
4 22 (9.65%) Test Analyst
5 18 (7.89%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 17 (7.46%) Project Manager
7 13 (5.70%) Developer
8 12 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (4.82%) Consultant
10 10 (4.39%) Senior Data Analyst
10 10 (4.39%) Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
10 10 (4.39%) Deployment Analyst
11 8 (3.51%) Data Migration Analyst
12 7 (3.07%) Configuration Analyst
12 7 (3.07%) Configuration Management Analyst
12 7 (3.07%) Coordinator
13 6 (2.63%) Project Coordinator
14 5 (2.19%) Administrator
14 5 (2.19%) Performance Analyst
14 5 (2.19%) Data Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.26%) XML
2 4 (1.75%) J2EE
2 4 (1.75%) Jinja
3 3 (1.32%) Web Services
4 2 (0.88%) JSON
4 2 (0.88%) HTML
4 2 (0.88%) .NET
5 1 (0.44%) SOAP
5 1 (0.44%) Middleware
5 1 (0.44%) Spring
5 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.44%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.44%) HTML5
5 1 (0.44%) REST
5 1 (0.44%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.70%) Data Integration
3 9 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.19%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.75%) NHS
5 4 (1.75%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.32%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.32%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.32%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.32%) EMC Centera
7 2 (0.88%) Equities
7 2 (0.88%) Derivative
7 2 (0.88%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.44%) CMDB
8 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.44%) Informatics
8 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.44%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.82%) UNIX
2 4 (1.75%) Linux
3 3 (1.32%) AIX
4 2 (0.88%) Windows
5 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (100.00%) Validation
2 75 (32.89%) Data Analysis
3 49 (21.49%) Migration
4 41 (17.98%) ETL
5 39 (17.11%) Data Migration
6 38 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (13.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (11.84%) Data Mapping
9 26 (11.40%) Data Management
10 25 (10.96%) Data Modelling
11 22 (9.65%) Data Governance
11 22 (9.65%) Test Scripting
12 20 (8.77%) Data Cleansing
13 19 (8.33%) Time Management
14 17 (7.46%) Analytics
15 16 (7.02%) ETL Development
16 15 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (6.58%) Workflow
17 13 (5.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (46.05%) SQL
2 10 (4.39%) T-SQL
3 9 (3.95%) Java
4 8 (3.51%) Shell Script
5 7 (3.07%) VBA
6 6 (2.63%) C#
7 5 (2.19%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.75%) Python
9 3 (1.32%) Korn
9 3 (1.32%) C-shell
10 2 (0.88%) C
10 2 (0.88%) C++
10 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.44%) Jython
11 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 17 (7.46%) Degree
2 15 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.07%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.32%) ISEB
7 1 (0.44%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.46%) QA
2 11 (4.82%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.32%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.88%) COREP
4 2 (0.88%) FINREP
5 1 (0.44%) SLA
5 1 (0.44%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.28%) SAP
3 17 (7.46%) Oracle
4 7 (3.07%) HP
4 7 (3.07%) Cadence
4 7 (3.07%) Computacenter
5 6 (2.63%) Informatica
6 5 (2.19%) hybris
7 4 (1.75%) IBM
7 4 (1.75%) ILOG
8 3 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.32%) EMC
8 3 (1.32%) Talend
8 3 (1.32%) WorldPay
9 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.88%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.44%) ESRI
10 1 (0.44%) VMware
10 1 (0.44%) Sage
10 1 (0.44%) CheckPoint
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