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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 567 542 521
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -21
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 41 77 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 54
Median daily rate £444 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £196 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £353 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.19% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £19.61 - £20.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 - £16.85
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
38448 41356 40657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.89% 81.37% 77.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25745 27258 26863
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 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 1230 1164
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.38% +23.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -24 16 £435 +24.28% 5
South East +17 10 £281 -25.00%
East Midlands -7 5 £315 -
East of England +11 3 £469 - 1
North West +6 3 £650 +173.68% 1
West Midlands -22 2 £358 -4.66%
South West +10 1 £420 -
Midlands +4 1 £450 +20.00%
Data Validation
UK

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Validation
2 76 (55.88%) SQL
3 47 (34.56%) Finance
4 46 (33.82%) Migration
5 40 (29.41%) Data Migration
6 35 (25.74%) ETL
7 34 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 32 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (21.32%) C#
10 27 (19.85%) Data Cleansing
11 25 (18.38%) Data Quality
11 25 (18.38%) XML
11 25 (18.38%) Data Analysis
12 24 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (17.65%) .NET
13 22 (16.18%) JIRA
13 22 (16.18%) Talend
13 22 (16.18%) Talend Open Studio
13 22 (16.18%) Microsoft Azure
14 21 (15.44%) QA
15 20 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (14.71%) Data Modelling
15 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
15 20 (14.71%) MVC
15 20 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 19 (13.97%) VBA
17 18 (13.24%) Web Services
17 18 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (13.24%) Degree
18 17 (12.50%) SAP

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 16 (11.76%) Confluence
2 7 (5.15%) SAS
3 6 (4.41%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.09%) MS Office
3 9 (6.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) SAP HR
1 5 (3.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.94%) SAP PM
3 3 (2.21%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.47%) Maximo
5 1 (0.74%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.74%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.74%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.74%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.74%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.15%) SaaS
4 6 (4.41%) IaaS
4 6 (4.41%) PaaS
5 5 (3.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.47%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.74%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (10.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (6.62%) Hadoop
7 7 (5.15%) Big Data
7 7 (5.15%) Power BI
8 6 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (4.41%) MongoDB
8 6 (4.41%) NoSQL
8 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (3.68%) Data Lake
9 5 (3.68%) HDInsight
9 5 (3.68%) InfluxDB
9 5 (3.68%) OpenTSDB
9 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (16.18%) JIRA
1 22 (16.18%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (9.56%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.56%) JUnit
2 13 (9.56%) Maven
3 10 (7.35%) SoapUI
4 7 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.41%) LSMW
6 5 (3.68%) ERwin
6 5 (3.68%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.47%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.74%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.74%) TestLink
General
1 47 (34.56%) Finance
2 11 (8.09%) Back Office
3 8 (5.88%) Banking
4 5 (3.68%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.68%) Publishing
5 4 (2.94%) Retail
6 2 (1.47%) Legal
6 2 (1.47%) Marketing
6 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.74%) Automotive
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (36.76%) Analyst
2 41 (30.15%) Developer
3 17 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 17 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 16 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 14 (10.29%) .NET Developer
6 8 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) ETL Developer
6 8 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
7 7 (5.15%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.15%) Consultant
7 7 (5.15%) Validation Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) Architect
8 6 (4.41%) Data Architect
8 6 (4.41%) Data Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Data Migration Lead
9 5 (3.68%) Data Migration Specialist
9 5 (3.68%) Migration Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.38%) XML
2 24 (17.65%) .NET
3 20 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 18 (13.24%) Web Services
5 15 (11.03%) .NET Framework
5 15 (11.03%) Entity Framework
5 15 (11.03%) jQuery
5 15 (11.03%) Razor View Engine
5 15 (11.03%) SOAP
5 15 (11.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (11.03%) Unity DI Container
6 8 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (4.41%) BAPI
7 6 (4.41%) JSON
8 5 (3.68%) OAuth
8 5 (3.68%) RESTful
8 5 (3.68%) SAML
8 5 (3.68%) WCF
8 5 (3.68%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 16 (11.76%) Visualisation
2 15 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.03%) Inversion of Control
3 11 (8.09%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.88%) Data Conversion
4 8 (5.88%) Data Extraction
4 8 (5.88%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.68%) Data Integration
5 5 (3.68%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.68%) NHS
6 3 (2.21%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.21%) User Experience
7 2 (1.47%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.47%) Replication
7 2 (1.47%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.74%) CMDB
8 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.74%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (1.47%) AIX
2 2 (1.47%) Unix
2 2 (1.47%) Windows
3 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (100.00%) Validation
2 46 (33.82%) Migration
3 40 (29.41%) Data Migration
4 35 (25.74%) ETL
5 32 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (19.85%) Data Cleansing
7 25 (18.38%) Data Analysis
8 20 (14.71%) Data Modelling
8 20 (14.71%) MVC
9 18 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (12.50%) Change Management
11 16 (11.76%) Performance Testing
12 15 (11.03%) Data Transformation
12 15 (11.03%) Data Visualisation
12 15 (11.03%) Process Improvement
12 15 (11.03%) Project Management
12 15 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (8.82%) API Testing
13 12 (8.82%) Data Mapping
13 12 (8.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 76 (55.88%) SQL
2 29 (21.32%) C#
3 19 (13.97%) VBA
4 17 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 13 (9.56%) Java
6 8 (5.88%) R
7 6 (4.41%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.41%) Python
8 4 (2.94%) XAML
9 3 (2.21%) C
10 2 (1.47%) ABAP
10 2 (1.47%) VB
11 1 (0.74%) Perl
11 1 (0.74%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (13.24%) Degree
2 16 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.47%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.74%) ACCA
6 1 (0.74%) CIMA
6 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.38%) Data Quality
2 21 (15.44%) QA
3 5 (3.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.47%) SLA
5 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) Ansible
2 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (16.18%) Talend
2 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 17 (12.50%) SAP
4 13 (9.56%) Oracle
5 10 (7.35%) Tableau
6 7 (5.15%) Informatica
7 6 (4.41%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.21%) Northgate
9 2 (1.47%) Adobe
9 2 (1.47%) Google
9 2 (1.47%) HP
9 2 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.47%) Workday
9 2 (1.47%) WorldPay
9 2 (1.47%) Yardi
10 1 (0.74%) BMC
10 1 (0.74%) CODA
10 1 (0.74%) Cognos
10 1 (0.74%) Infor
10 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
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