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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 493 488 503
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 86 63 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 34 39
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £281 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £443 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £21.82 £26.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 - -
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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
38739 35662 36929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 74.61% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25226 22568 21925
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1102 1033 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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
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 22 October 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 +29 40 £468 +16.87% 5
South East -5 16 £193 -54.70% 3
West Midlands -16 9 £151 -59.66%
East Midlands +3 6 £229 - 1
South West - 5 £350 - 2
Yorkshire -4 3 £275 -6.77%
East of England -22 1 £150 -18.91%
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Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Validation
2 48 (28.40%) SQL
3 44 (26.04%) MS Excel
4 42 (24.85%) Migration
5 39 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 34 (20.12%) Finance
6 34 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (17.16%) Data Analysis
7 29 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (15.98%) Java
8 27 (15.98%) SAP
9 26 (15.38%) Data Migration
10 25 (14.79%) HTML
10 25 (14.79%) Oracle
10 25 (14.79%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (14.20%) UNIX
11 24 (14.20%) XML
11 24 (14.20%) Project Management
11 24 (14.20%) Scrum
12 23 (13.61%) JIRA
12 23 (13.61%) Integration Testing
12 23 (13.61%) ETL
13 22 (13.02%) E-Commerce
13 22 (13.02%) Tomcat
13 22 (13.02%) XSD
13 22 (13.02%) MySQL
13 22 (13.02%) Spring
13 22 (13.02%) hybris
14 21 (12.43%) Ajax
14 21 (12.43%) jQuery

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 22 (13.02%) Tomcat
2 20 (11.83%) Confluence
3 6 (3.55%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.37%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (2.37%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.78%) SAS
6 2 (1.18%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.59%) CMS
7 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 44 (26.04%) MS Excel
2 21 (12.43%) MS Office
3 15 (8.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (7.10%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) SAP CO
1 4 (2.37%) SAP CRM
2 3 (1.78%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.78%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.18%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.18%) Workday HCM
3 2 (1.18%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.59%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.96%) Internet
2 3 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.59%) HTTP
3 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.79%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (13.02%) MySQL
3 15 (8.88%) MS Access
4 13 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 12 (7.10%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (6.51%) RDBMS
6 11 (6.51%) Relational Database
7 10 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (5.33%) Oracle Database
9 8 (4.73%) Data Mining
10 7 (4.14%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.96%) QlikView
13 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (1.78%) Oracle Exadata
14 3 (1.78%) Star Schema
14 3 (1.78%) DB2
15 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (13.61%) JIRA
2 21 (12.43%) JUnit
3 20 (11.83%) Subversion
4 4 (2.37%) LSMW
4 4 (2.37%) Toad
5 3 (1.78%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (20.12%) Finance
2 17 (10.06%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.33%) Banking
4 5 (2.96%) Retail
5 4 (2.37%) Legal
6 2 (1.18%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) Automotive
7 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.59%) Military
7 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 74 (43.79%) Analyst
2 37 (21.89%) Developer
3 31 (18.34%) Data Analyst
4 22 (13.02%) Hybris Developer
5 21 (12.43%) Business Analyst
6 14 (8.28%) Coordinator
7 10 (5.92%) Consultant
8 8 (4.73%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.73%) PMO Analyst
9 6 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (3.55%) Information Analyst
10 5 (2.96%) QlikView Developer
10 5 (2.96%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.96%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 4 (2.37%) Integration Analyst
11 4 (2.37%) SAP Analyst
11 4 (2.37%) Data Manager
11 4 (2.37%) SAP Consultant
11 4 (2.37%) Test Analyst
11 4 (2.37%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.79%) HTML
2 24 (14.20%) XML
3 22 (13.02%) XSD
3 22 (13.02%) Spring
4 21 (12.43%) Ajax
4 21 (12.43%) jQuery
4 21 (12.43%) Spring MVC
4 21 (12.43%) CSS
4 21 (12.43%) JSP
5 4 (2.37%) ArcObjects
5 4 (2.37%) HTML5
6 3 (1.78%) D3.js
6 3 (1.78%) .NET
7 2 (1.18%) BAPI
7 2 (1.18%) OLE
7 2 (1.18%) SOAP
7 2 (1.18%) Web Services
7 2 (1.18%) XSLT
8 1 (0.59%) REST
8 1 (0.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.92%) NHS
2 10 (5.92%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.73%) Visualisation
4 6 (3.55%) Data Conversion
4 6 (3.55%) FMCG
5 5 (2.96%) Statistics
6 4 (2.37%) Data Extraction
6 4 (2.37%) GIS
7 3 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.78%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.18%) EPoS
8 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.18%) iPad
9 1 (0.59%) Open Source
9 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.59%) User Experience
9 1 (0.59%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.59%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.20%) UNIX
2 17 (10.06%) Windows
3 16 (9.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (100.00%) Validation
2 42 (24.85%) Migration
3 39 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 34 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (17.16%) Data Analysis
5 29 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (15.38%) Data Migration
7 24 (14.20%) Project Management
7 24 (14.20%) Scrum
8 23 (13.61%) Integration Testing
8 23 (13.61%) ETL
9 22 (13.02%) E-Commerce
10 21 (12.43%) Unit Testing
10 21 (12.43%) MVC
11 20 (11.83%) SEO
11 20 (11.83%) B2C
12 18 (10.65%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (8.88%) Data Cleansing
13 15 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (8.28%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 48 (28.40%) SQL
2 27 (15.98%) Java
3 11 (6.51%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.55%) VBA
5 5 (2.96%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.37%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.37%) VB
7 3 (1.78%) Python
8 2 (1.18%) ABAP
8 2 (1.18%) C#
9 1 (0.59%) C
9 1 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.37%) Degree
4 3 (1.78%) ECDL
5 2 (1.18%) ISEB
5 2 (1.18%) PMP
5 2 (1.18%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.59%) HNC
6 1 (0.59%) HND
6 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.33%) SLA
2 6 (3.55%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.37%) QA
4 2 (1.18%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.59%) GCP
5 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (15.98%) SAP
2 25 (14.79%) Oracle
3 22 (13.02%) hybris
4 18 (10.65%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.51%) Informatica
6 4 (2.37%) ESRI
6 4 (2.37%) Cognos
6 4 (2.37%) HP
7 3 (1.78%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.18%) DataFlux
8 2 (1.18%) Omniture
8 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.59%) Demandware
9 1 (0.59%) Vermilion
9 1 (0.59%) Talend
9 1 (0.59%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.59%) Cerner
9 1 (0.59%) BT
9 1 (0.59%) ATG
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