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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Validation
UK / England
Rank 522 522 518
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 57 90 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 50 48
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £323 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.87% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.31 - £20.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.31 - £20.43

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
34750 39516 38053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.98% 82.86% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23216 26235 24416
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 864 1083 1029
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 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 24 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 25 £388 -26.19% 7
South East +16 8 £550 +37.50%
South West +19 6 £425 +47.82% 1
East of England +2 5 £305 +15.09% 1
North West +22 4 £475 -13.63% 2
West Midlands +5 3 £323 -16.23% 1
Yorkshire +4 2 - - 3
Midlands - 2 - -
Data Validation
UK

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 102 (100.00%) Validation
2 52 (50.98%) SQL
3 43 (42.16%) Finance
4 31 (30.39%) ETL
5 28 (27.45%) Data Quality
6 24 (23.53%) Migration
7 23 (22.55%) Microsoft
8 22 (21.57%) Data Analysis
9 20 (19.61%) Data Migration
10 19 (18.63%) Data Cleansing
10 19 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (18.63%) MS Excel
11 17 (16.67%) XML
11 17 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (16.67%) Data Transformation
12 16 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (15.69%) SAP
13 15 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (13.73%) Degree
14 14 (13.73%) Banking
14 14 (13.73%) SQL Server
14 14 (13.73%) Data Modelling
15 13 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (12.75%) Data Mapping
15 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (11.76%) Project Management
16 12 (11.76%) .NET
16 12 (11.76%) C#
17 11 (10.78%) Oracle
17 11 (10.78%) MS Office

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.86%) Apache Spark
1 7 (6.86%) SAS
2 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.96%) Confluence
4 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (18.63%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.78%) MS Office
3 10 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) SAP HR
2 3 (2.94%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.98%) Maximo
4 1 (0.98%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.98%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.98%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.98%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.88%) IaaS
2 6 (5.88%) PaaS
2 6 (5.88%) SaaS
3 2 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.96%) GitHub
4 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.98%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (13.73%) SQL Server
4 10 (9.80%) Big Data
5 8 (7.84%) Hadoop
5 8 (7.84%) NoSQL
6 7 (6.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (5.88%) Data Lake
7 6 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 6 (5.88%) Power BI
7 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (4.90%) Base SAS
8 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.90%) HDInsight
8 5 (4.90%) InfluxDB
8 5 (4.90%) OpenTSDB
8 5 (4.90%) QlikView
8 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 4 (3.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (5.88%) LSMW
2 6 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.94%) HP UFT
3 3 (2.94%) JIRA
3 3 (2.94%) TestLink
3 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.96%) ERwin
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.98%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.98%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 43 (42.16%) Finance
2 14 (13.73%) Banking
3 5 (4.90%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.92%) Legal
5 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.96%) Law
6 2 (1.96%) Marketing
6 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.98%) Back Office
7 1 (0.98%) Electronics
7 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.98%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.98%) Retail
7 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (38.24%) Analyst
2 23 (22.55%) Developer
3 13 (12.75%) Data Analyst
4 10 (9.80%) Test Analyst
5 6 (5.88%) Data Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 6 (5.88%) SAS Developer
5 6 (5.88%) Validation Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Architect
6 5 (4.90%) Business Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Data Architect
6 5 (4.90%) Data Migration Specialist
6 5 (4.90%) ETL Developer
6 5 (4.90%) Migration Specialist
7 4 (3.92%) Consultant
7 4 (3.92%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) SQL Developer
7 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (2.94%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.67%) XML
2 12 (11.76%) .NET
3 7 (6.86%) BAPI
3 7 (6.86%) JSON
4 4 (3.92%) Web Services
5 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.94%) SAP CO-PA
5 3 (2.94%) SOAP
6 2 (1.96%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (1.96%) OAuth
6 2 (1.96%) RESTful
6 2 (1.96%) SAML
6 2 (1.96%) WCF
6 2 (1.96%) XBRL
6 2 (1.96%) XSD
6 2 (1.96%) XSLT
7 1 (0.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.78%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.82%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.88%) NHS
5 4 (3.92%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.92%) Replication
5 4 (3.92%) User Experience
6 2 (1.96%) Life Science
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.98%) PACS
7 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.98%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.98%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (100.00%) Validation
2 31 (30.39%) ETL
3 24 (23.53%) Migration
4 22 (21.57%) Data Analysis
5 20 (19.61%) Data Migration
6 19 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (18.63%) Data Cleansing
7 17 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (16.67%) Data Transformation
8 14 (13.73%) Data Modelling
9 13 (12.75%) Data Mapping
9 13 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (11.76%) Project Management
11 11 (10.78%) System Integration Testing
11 11 (10.78%) Test Strategy
12 10 (9.80%) Integration Testing
12 10 (9.80%) Process Improvement
13 9 (8.82%) Regression Testing
13 9 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (7.84%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (50.98%) SQL
2 12 (11.76%) C#
3 9 (8.82%) Python
3 9 (8.82%) R
4 6 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.90%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.94%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.96%) ABAP
7 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.96%) VBA
8 1 (0.98%) C
8 1 (0.98%) C++
8 1 (0.98%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.98%) VB
8 1 (0.98%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Degree
2 7 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.96%) ACCA
5 2 (1.96%) CIMA
6 1 (0.98%) APMP
6 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.98%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) ISEB
6 1 (0.98%) MCSE
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.98%) PMP
6 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.98%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (27.45%) Data Quality
2 10 (9.80%) QA
3 4 (3.92%) IFRS
4 3 (2.94%) IFRS 9
5 2 (1.96%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.98%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) FlexNet
1 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.98%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (0.98%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.69%) SAP
3 11 (10.78%) Oracle
3 11 (10.78%) Tableau
4 9 (8.82%) Talend
5 6 (5.88%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.94%) Informatica
7 2 (1.96%) Cognos
7 2 (1.96%) Google
7 2 (1.96%) HP
7 2 (1.96%) IBM
7 2 (1.96%) Infor
7 2 (1.96%) Northgate
7 2 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.96%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.96%) Workday
8 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.98%) Teradata
8 1 (0.98%) WorldPay
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