The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 486 490 463
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 83 65 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 62
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £195 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £296 £325
% change year-on-year
-37.55% -8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £16.75 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.89% -24.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
+214.28% -20.30%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36184 34070 37593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.46% 73.31% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22865 21114 22100
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 1001 1360
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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
South East +17 30 £165 -5.71% 8
London -8 28 £463 +8.82% 5
South West -21 9 £225 -56.73% 1
West Midlands - 7 £195 -
North West -4 2 £460 +41.53% 1
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Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Validation
2 44 (26.83%) SAP
2 44 (26.83%) Migration
3 39 (23.78%) Data Analysis
4 38 (23.17%) Finance
4 38 (23.17%) MS Excel
5 37 (22.56%) SQL
6 34 (20.73%) Data Migration
7 29 (17.68%) Oracle
8 27 (16.46%) Data Modelling
8 27 (16.46%) Data Cleansing
9 26 (15.85%) Scrum
10 25 (15.24%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (14.02%) Microsoft
12 22 (13.41%) Integration Testing
13 21 (12.80%) Project Management
13 21 (12.80%) Java
14 20 (12.20%) XML
14 20 (12.20%) Oracle Database
15 19 (11.59%) UNIX
16 18 (10.98%) MySQL
16 18 (10.98%) MS Office
16 18 (10.98%) HTML
16 18 (10.98%) Data Mapping
16 18 (10.98%) Data Quality
16 18 (10.98%) Relational Database
17 17 (10.37%) hybris
17 17 (10.37%) jQuery
17 17 (10.37%) Unit Testing
17 17 (10.37%) Spring MVC

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 17 (10.37%) Tomcat
2 16 (9.76%) Confluence
3 7 (4.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.83%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.83%) CMS
4 3 (1.83%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (1.22%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.22%) SAS
6 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.61%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
Applications
1 38 (23.17%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.98%) MS Office
3 10 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.71%) SAP CO
2 9 (5.49%) SAP FI
2 9 (5.49%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (3.05%) SAP SD
3 5 (3.05%) SAP CRM
4 3 (1.83%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (1.22%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.61%) Maximo
6 1 (0.61%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.61%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.61%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.61%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.61%) SAP EHS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.66%) Internet
2 3 (1.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) Firewall
3 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.20%) Oracle Database
2 18 (10.98%) Relational Database
2 18 (10.98%) MySQL
3 15 (9.15%) RDBMS
4 12 (7.32%) MS Access
4 12 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (6.71%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.71%) BusinessObjects XI
6 10 (6.10%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (5.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.05%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.83%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.22%) PowerCenter
11 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.22%) SQLPlus
11 2 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (1.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (10.37%) JUnit
1 17 (10.37%) JIRA
2 16 (9.76%) Subversion
3 6 (3.66%) LSMW
4 3 (1.83%) Toad
5 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 38 (23.17%) Finance
2 16 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 15 (9.15%) Banking
4 7 (4.27%) Retail
5 5 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.83%) Legal
6 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.83%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.83%) Marketing
7 2 (1.22%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Automotive
8 1 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 82 (50.00%) Analyst
2 36 (21.95%) Data Analyst
3 21 (12.80%) Business Analyst
4 19 (11.59%) Developer
5 17 (10.37%) SAP Analyst
6 15 (9.15%) SAP Data Analyst
7 12 (7.32%) Integration Analyst
7 12 (7.32%) Project Manager
8 10 (6.10%) Systems Analyst
8 10 (6.10%) Consultant
9 8 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.27%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.27%) Coordinator
10 7 (4.27%) Functional Analyst
10 7 (4.27%) Data Migration Analyst
10 7 (4.27%) PMO Analyst
11 6 (3.66%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.66%) SAP Functional Analyst
12 5 (3.05%) SAP SD Analyst
12 5 (3.05%) Systems Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.20%) XML
2 18 (10.98%) HTML
3 17 (10.37%) Spring
3 17 (10.37%) Ajax
3 17 (10.37%) Spring MVC
3 17 (10.37%) jQuery
3 17 (10.37%) XSD
3 17 (10.37%) CSS
3 17 (10.37%) JSP
4 4 (2.44%) .NET
5 3 (1.83%) SAP PI
5 3 (1.83%) SOAP
5 3 (1.83%) Web Services
5 3 (1.83%) XSLT
5 3 (1.83%) ArcObjects
6 2 (1.22%) ODBC
7 1 (0.61%) LAMP
7 1 (0.61%) BAPI
7 1 (0.61%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.71%) FMCG
2 10 (6.10%) NHS
3 7 (4.27%) Data Conversion
4 6 (3.66%) Data Extraction
5 5 (3.05%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.44%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.83%) GIS
7 3 (1.83%) Statistics
8 2 (1.22%) EPoS
8 2 (1.22%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.61%) Open Source
9 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.61%) DTV
9 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.61%) Life Science
9 1 (0.61%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.59%) UNIX
2 8 (4.88%) Windows
2 8 (4.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.61%) Linux
3 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (100.00%) Validation
2 44 (26.83%) Migration
3 39 (23.78%) Data Analysis
4 34 (20.73%) Data Migration
5 27 (16.46%) Data Cleansing
5 27 (16.46%) Data Modelling
6 26 (15.85%) Scrum
7 25 (15.24%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (13.41%) Integration Testing
9 21 (12.80%) Project Management
10 18 (10.98%) Data Mapping
11 17 (10.37%) Unit Testing
11 17 (10.37%) B2C
11 17 (10.37%) E-Commerce
11 17 (10.37%) MVC
11 17 (10.37%) SEO
12 16 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (7.93%) ETL
15 12 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.56%) SQL
2 21 (12.80%) Java
3 17 (10.37%) PL/SQL
4 9 (5.49%) VBA
5 4 (2.44%) ABAP
6 3 (1.83%) VB
6 3 (1.83%) C
7 2 (1.22%) C#
7 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.22%) Python
8 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.61%) VB6
8 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (3.05%) Degree
2 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.22%) PMP
3 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.61%) MCSD
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.98%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.66%) SLA
3 3 (1.83%) QA
4 2 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 44 (26.83%) SAP
2 29 (17.68%) Oracle
3 23 (14.02%) Microsoft
4 17 (10.37%) hybris
5 11 (6.71%) Hyperion
6 10 (6.10%) Business Objects
7 8 (4.88%) Informatica
8 4 (2.44%) SunGard
9 3 (1.83%) ESRI
10 2 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.22%) HP
11 1 (0.61%) Dell
11 1 (0.61%) CA
11 1 (0.61%) Lotus
11 1 (0.61%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.61%) webMethods
11 1 (0.61%) Remedy
11 1 (0.61%) BT
11 1 (0.61%) Teradata
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