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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 549 499 499
Rank change year-on-year
-50 0
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 57 114 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 76 36
Median daily rate £403 £355 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.30% +13.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £150 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £538 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+30.41% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.81 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% -56.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -58.94%
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
40453 39757 38477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.12% 79.42% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27165 25700 24694
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 904 1131 1160
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.85 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -10 27 £500 +11.11% 3
South East -19 11 £600 +121.19% 1
East of England +4 4 £300 -14.40% 1
West Midlands -16 4 £400 -15.78% 1
North West -24 3 £400 +42.85%
North East -47 3 £260 -
Yorkshire -3 2 £381 +27.08% 1
South West -6 2 £425 +21.42%
Data Validation
UK

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Validation
2 58 (39.46%) SQL
3 43 (29.25%) Finance
4 39 (26.53%) Migration
5 38 (25.85%) Data Analysis
6 36 (24.49%) Data Modelling
7 34 (23.13%) ETL
8 32 (21.77%) SQL Server
9 28 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (18.37%) Data Quality
11 26 (17.69%) MS Excel
12 25 (17.01%) Project Management
12 25 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (16.33%) Test Scripting
13 24 (16.33%) Data Migration
14 23 (15.65%) QA
15 21 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 21 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (14.29%) Oracle
16 18 (12.24%) Analytics
17 17 (11.56%) XML
17 17 (11.56%) SharePoint
18 16 (10.88%) Informatica
19 14 (9.52%) MS Access
19 14 (9.52%) Unix
19 14 (9.52%) Banking
19 14 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
19 14 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 13 (8.84%) MS PowerPoint

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 17 (11.56%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.76%) Confluence
3 6 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.40%) PowerExchange
5 4 (2.72%) SAS
6 3 (2.04%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.36%) CMS
8 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (17.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (8.16%) MS Office
4 10 (6.80%) MS Project
5 8 (5.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.68%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.36%) AdWords
2 2 (1.36%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) NAS
1 5 (3.40%) SAN
2 3 (2.04%) BT 21CN
3 2 (1.36%) ATM
4 1 (0.68%) Extranet
4 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.77%) SQL Server
2 28 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (9.52%) MS Access
3 14 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (6.80%) Data Mining
5 9 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (5.44%) MySQL
6 8 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 7 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.40%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (3.40%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (3.40%) PowerCenter
9 4 (2.72%) DB2
9 4 (2.72%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.04%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (7.48%) JIRA
2 7 (4.76%) ERwin
2 7 (4.76%) JUnit
3 6 (4.08%) Subversion
4 2 (1.36%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.36%) Selenium
4 2 (1.36%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.68%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.68%) JMeter
5 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.68%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.68%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (0.68%) SilkTest
5 1 (0.68%) Toad
5 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.68%) Zephyr
General
1 43 (29.25%) Finance
2 14 (9.52%) Banking
3 6 (4.08%) Retail
3 6 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.72%) Legal
5 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.36%) Front Office
6 2 (1.36%) Marketing
6 2 (1.36%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Billing
7 1 (0.68%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 68 (46.26%) Analyst
2 27 (18.37%) Developer
3 23 (15.65%) Data Analyst
4 19 (12.93%) Test Analyst
5 12 (8.16%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.80%) Architect
7 9 (6.12%) Data Architect
7 9 (6.12%) Financial Analyst
8 7 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Test Leader
9 6 (4.08%) Consultant
9 6 (4.08%) Hybris Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Informatica Consultant
9 6 (4.08%) Information Analyst
9 6 (4.08%) Lead Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.08%) Technical Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Technical Leader
10 5 (3.40%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.56%) XML
2 13 (8.84%) Web Services
3 8 (5.44%) HTML
3 8 (5.44%) XSD
4 7 (4.76%) .NET
4 7 (4.76%) Ajax
4 7 (4.76%) CSS
5 6 (4.08%) jQuery
5 6 (4.08%) JSP
5 6 (4.08%) Spring
5 6 (4.08%) Spring MVC
6 4 (2.72%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.72%) Middleware
6 4 (2.72%) WCF
7 3 (2.04%) XSLT
8 2 (1.36%) JMS
8 2 (1.36%) SOAP
8 2 (1.36%) WS-I
8 2 (1.36%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.44%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.08%) Data Integration
3 6 (4.08%) iPad
4 5 (3.40%) EMC Centera
4 5 (3.40%) NHS
5 4 (2.72%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.04%) Data Conversion
6 3 (2.04%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.04%) Market Risk
6 3 (2.04%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.36%) Replication
7 2 (1.36%) Social Media
7 2 (1.36%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.68%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.52%) Unix
2 6 (4.08%) AIX
2 6 (4.08%) Linux
3 2 (1.36%) Windows
4 1 (0.68%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (100.00%) Validation
2 39 (26.53%) Migration
3 38 (25.85%) Data Analysis
4 36 (24.49%) Data Modelling
5 34 (23.13%) ETL
6 25 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (17.01%) Project Management
7 24 (16.33%) Data Migration
7 24 (16.33%) Test Scripting
8 21 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (12.24%) Analytics
10 12 (8.16%) Data Architecture
11 10 (6.80%) Data Cleansing
11 10 (6.80%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.80%) PRINCE2
11 10 (6.80%) Scrum
12 9 (6.12%) Data Management
13 8 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (5.44%) MVC
13 8 (5.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 58 (39.46%) SQL
2 8 (5.44%) Java
3 7 (4.76%) C#
3 7 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 7 (4.76%) VBA
4 6 (4.08%) Korn
5 5 (3.40%) C-shell
5 5 (3.40%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.72%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.36%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.36%) C++
7 2 (1.36%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.36%) Perl
7 2 (1.36%) R
7 2 (1.36%) VB
7 2 (1.36%) VC++
7 2 (1.36%) X++
7 2 (1.36%) XAML
8 1 (0.68%) AWK
8 1 (0.68%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (6.12%) Degree
1 9 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) ACCA
3 2 (1.36%) CIMA
3 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) APMP
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.68%) PMP
4 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (18.37%) Data Quality
2 23 (15.65%) QA
3 3 (2.04%) Basel II
4 2 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.36%) SRDF
2 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Control-M
2 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 21 (14.29%) Oracle
2 16 (10.88%) Informatica
3 6 (4.08%) hybris
3 6 (4.08%) SAP
3 6 (4.08%) Trillium
4 5 (3.40%) EMC
4 5 (3.40%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.04%) Google
6 2 (1.36%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.36%) Talend
6 2 (1.36%) Teradata
6 2 (1.36%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe
7 1 (0.68%) Apple
7 1 (0.68%) CA
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix
7 1 (0.68%) Murex
7 1 (0.68%) Wyse