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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 459 478 473
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 111 92 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 34 37
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£360 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £519 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £373 £306
% change year-on-year
-19.57% +21.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.81 £47.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.19% +183.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £41.50 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £53.50 £17.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £47.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-58.94% +183.58%
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
38159 36293 31313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.26% 75.66% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24612 23297 19186
Average daily rate £415 £400 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -4.19%
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 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1097 973
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -12.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +13 40 £450 +38.46% 2
South East -5 21 £293 +67.14% 4
North West -14 12 £280 -41.96% 1
Yorkshire -20 10 £300 -29.49% 1
East of England +4 9 £351 +12.16%
East Midlands -3 9 £160 - 2
West Midlands -14 5 £425 +322.88%
South West +1 2 £350 -
Midlands - 2 - -
North East - 1 - -
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Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Validation
2 92 (48.94%) SQL
3 57 (30.32%) Data Analysis
4 44 (23.40%) Migration
5 39 (20.74%) Data Migration
6 36 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (18.62%) Finance
7 35 (18.62%) ETL
8 33 (17.55%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (17.55%) SAP
9 28 (14.89%) Data Modelling
9 28 (14.89%) Data Management
10 26 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (13.30%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (12.77%) SQL Server
13 23 (12.23%) Data Cleansing
14 22 (11.70%) QA
15 21 (11.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (10.64%) MS Excel
17 19 (10.11%) Data Governance
18 18 (9.57%) Microsoft
18 18 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
18 18 (9.57%) Data Mapping
19 17 (9.04%) Test Scripting
20 16 (8.51%) Degree
20 16 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
21 15 (7.98%) Banking
21 15 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
21 15 (7.98%) Business Objects
21 15 (7.98%) Analytics

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 7 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.66%) SAS
2 5 (2.66%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.13%) Confluence
4 1 (0.53%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.72%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.13%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (3.19%) SAP PP
2 5 (2.66%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.06%) Primavera
3 2 (1.06%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.06%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.53%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.53%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.53%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.53%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.53%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.53%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (13.30%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (12.77%) SQL Server
4 21 (11.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (7.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (5.32%) MySQL
7 8 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (3.19%) QlikView
8 6 (3.19%) Data Mining
9 5 (2.66%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.66%) SAP BW
10 4 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.13%) SAP Data Services
11 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.06%) Base SAS
12 2 (1.06%) MS Access
12 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.26%) JIRA
2 6 (3.19%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (2.13%) JUnit
3 4 (2.13%) Subversion
4 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.06%) LSMW
6 1 (0.53%) Maven
6 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (18.62%) Finance
2 15 (7.98%) Banking
3 5 (2.66%) Investment Banking
3 5 (2.66%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.66%) Front Office
4 3 (1.60%) Publishing
5 2 (1.06%) French Language
5 2 (1.06%) Back Office
5 2 (1.06%) Automotive
5 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 107 (56.91%) Analyst
2 71 (37.77%) Data Analyst
3 17 (9.04%) Project Manager
3 17 (9.04%) Business Analyst
4 15 (7.98%) Test Analyst
4 15 (7.98%) Developer
5 14 (7.45%) Data Manager
6 11 (5.85%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 8 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (4.26%) SAP Analyst
8 7 (3.72%) SAP Data Analyst
8 7 (3.72%) Consultant
9 6 (3.19%) Data Migration Manager
10 5 (2.66%) Senior Data Analyst
10 5 (2.66%) Performance Analyst
11 4 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 4 (2.13%) Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
11 4 (2.13%) Data Migration Analyst
11 4 (2.13%) SQL Developer
11 4 (2.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.45%) XML
2 6 (3.19%) HTML
3 5 (2.66%) Spring
4 4 (2.13%) Ajax
4 4 (2.13%) XSD
4 4 (2.13%) .NET
4 4 (2.13%) J2EE
4 4 (2.13%) CSS
4 4 (2.13%) JSP
4 4 (2.13%) jQuery
4 4 (2.13%) Spring MVC
5 3 (1.60%) Jinja
6 2 (1.06%) Web Services
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.53%) HTML5
7 1 (0.53%) REST
7 1 (0.53%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.53%) SOAP
7 1 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.91%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.26%) Data Conversion
4 7 (3.72%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.66%) Market Risk
5 5 (2.66%) NHS
6 4 (2.13%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.60%) Replication
7 3 (1.60%) Derivative
7 3 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (1.60%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.60%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.60%) iPad
8 2 (1.06%) FMCG
8 2 (1.06%) Equities
8 2 (1.06%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.06%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.53%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.85%) UNIX
2 2 (1.06%) Windows
3 1 (0.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (100.00%) Validation
2 57 (30.32%) Data Analysis
3 44 (23.40%) Migration
4 39 (20.74%) Data Migration
5 35 (18.62%) ETL
6 33 (17.55%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (14.89%) Data Modelling
7 28 (14.89%) Data Management
8 23 (12.23%) Data Cleansing
9 19 (10.11%) Data Governance
10 18 (9.57%) Data Mapping
10 18 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (9.04%) Test Scripting
12 16 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (7.98%) Analytics
14 13 (6.91%) Project Management
15 11 (5.85%) Performance Management
16 9 (4.79%) SAP Implementation
16 9 (4.79%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 92 (48.94%) SQL
2 14 (7.45%) Java
3 11 (5.85%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.72%) VBA
5 6 (3.19%) C#
6 3 (1.60%) Python
6 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.06%) C
7 2 (1.06%) C++
7 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.53%) Perl
8 1 (0.53%) VB
8 1 (0.53%) ABAP
8 1 (0.53%) Jython
Qualifications
1 16 (8.51%) Degree
2 14 (7.45%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.32%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.19%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.60%) ISEB
5 3 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.70%) QA
2 10 (5.32%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.06%) COREP
3 2 (1.06%) FINREP
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (17.55%) SAP
2 18 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.98%) Business Objects
4 11 (5.85%) Oracle
5 6 (3.19%) Talend
6 5 (2.66%) HP
7 4 (2.13%) ILOG
7 4 (2.13%) hybris
7 4 (2.13%) IBM
8 3 (1.60%) Cadence
9 2 (1.06%) Computacenter
9 2 (1.06%) Google
10 1 (0.53%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.53%) Tableau
10 1 (0.53%) Facebook
10 1 (0.53%) Twitter
10 1 (0.53%) Vertica
10 1 (0.53%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.53%) ESRI
10 1 (0.53%) VMware
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