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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 491 483 515
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +32
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 89 97 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 52 29
Average daily rate £400 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £251 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £600 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £16.85 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.85 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -19.76%
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
38364 35865 34140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.30% 77.81% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25447 23262 21094
Average daily rate £425 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 964 1067
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -30 35 £500 +5.26% 4
Yorkshire - 18 £338 -
South East +7 17 £400 +23.07%
West Midlands -12 7 £375 +136.22%
North West -22 5 £713 +18.75%
East Midlands -10 3 - -
East of England - 3 £375 - 2
South West 0 1 - -
Data Validation
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Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 86 (52.44%) SQL
3 51 (31.10%) Finance
4 42 (25.61%) Data Quality
5 40 (24.39%) Migration
6 39 (23.78%) Data Analysis
6 39 (23.78%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (22.56%) ETL
7 37 (22.56%) SQL Server
8 33 (20.12%) MS Excel
9 30 (18.29%) Data Migration
10 27 (16.46%) Oracle
11 25 (15.24%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (14.63%) Data Modelling
13 22 (13.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (13.41%) Test Scripting
13 22 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (12.80%) QA
15 20 (12.20%) Microsoft
15 20 (12.20%) Data Cleansing
16 19 (11.59%) Project Management
16 19 (11.59%) MS Access
16 19 (11.59%) Degree
17 18 (10.98%) Banking
18 17 (10.37%) VBA
19 16 (9.76%) OLAP
19 16 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
20 15 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 15 (9.15%) Analytics

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (7.32%) SAS
2 9 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.05%) PowerExchange
4 3 (1.83%) Confluence
4 3 (1.83%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.22%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.61%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (20.12%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.93%) MS Office
2 13 (7.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (7.32%) MS Visio
4 10 (6.10%) MS Project
5 6 (3.66%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.22%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.22%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.61%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.61%) FastStats
3 1 (0.61%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.61%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.61%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.61%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Force.com
2 1 (0.61%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.05%) NAS
1 5 (3.05%) SAN
2 3 (1.83%) BT 21CN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.78%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (22.56%) SQL Server
3 22 (13.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 19 (11.59%) MS Access
5 16 (9.76%) OLAP
6 15 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (7.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (7.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (6.71%) Oracle Database
9 9 (5.49%) Relational Database
10 8 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (4.27%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (3.66%) Base SAS
12 6 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 6 (3.66%) Data Mining
12 6 (3.66%) OLAP Cube
12 6 (3.66%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (3.05%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (3.05%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 8 (4.88%) JIRA
2 4 (2.44%) JUnit
3 3 (1.83%) ERwin
3 3 (1.83%) Subversion
4 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.61%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.61%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.61%) JMeter
5 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.61%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.61%) Selenium
5 1 (0.61%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (0.61%) SilkTest
5 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) Toad
5 1 (0.61%) Zephyr
General
1 51 (31.10%) Finance
2 18 (10.98%) Banking
3 5 (3.05%) Front Office
3 5 (3.05%) Retail
4 4 (2.44%) Legal
4 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.22%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (40.85%) Analyst
2 36 (21.95%) Developer
3 35 (21.34%) Data Analyst
4 20 (12.20%) Test Analyst
5 13 (7.93%) Consultant
6 8 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (4.88%) Lead Developer
7 7 (4.27%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.27%) Data Manager
7 7 (4.27%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.27%) SQL Analyst
7 7 (4.27%) SQL Data Analyst
7 7 (4.27%) Test Leader
8 6 (3.66%) Architect
8 6 (3.66%) Informatica Consultant
9 5 (3.05%) Data Migration Manager
9 5 (3.05%) Migration Manager
9 5 (3.05%) SAS Developer
10 4 (2.44%) Cutover Manager
10 4 (2.44%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.27%) .NET
1 7 (4.27%) ASP.NET
1 7 (4.27%) WCF
1 7 (4.27%) WPF
2 6 (3.66%) MDX
2 6 (3.66%) XML
3 5 (3.05%) CSS
3 5 (3.05%) HTML
4 4 (2.44%) Ajax
4 4 (2.44%) Web Services
5 3 (1.83%) jQuery
5 3 (1.83%) JSP
5 3 (1.83%) Spring
5 3 (1.83%) Spring MVC
5 3 (1.83%) Visualforce
5 3 (1.83%) XSD
6 2 (1.22%) SOAP
7 1 (0.61%) ADO
7 1 (0.61%) XHTML
7 1 (0.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.10%) Market Risk
3 8 (4.88%) Credit Risk
4 7 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.66%) Statistics
6 5 (3.05%) EMC Centera
6 5 (3.05%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.05%) NHS
7 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.44%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.83%) iPad
9 2 (1.22%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.22%) Derivative
10 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.61%) FMCG
10 1 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.49%) Unix
2 7 (4.27%) Linux
3 5 (3.05%) AIX
3 5 (3.05%) Windows
4 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (100.00%) Validation
2 40 (24.39%) Migration
3 39 (23.78%) Data Analysis
4 37 (22.56%) ETL
5 30 (18.29%) Data Migration
6 25 (15.24%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (14.63%) Data Modelling
8 22 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (13.41%) Test Scripting
9 20 (12.20%) Data Cleansing
10 19 (11.59%) Project Management
11 16 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (9.15%) Analytics
13 11 (6.71%) Data Reconciliation
14 10 (6.10%) Data Management
14 10 (6.10%) MVC
14 10 (6.10%) Risk Management
14 10 (6.10%) Scrum
15 9 (5.49%) PRINCE2
16 8 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (52.44%) SQL
2 17 (10.37%) VBA
3 11 (6.71%) T-SQL
4 10 (6.10%) C#
5 9 (5.49%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.88%) Java
7 7 (4.27%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.66%) C++
8 6 (3.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 6 (3.66%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.66%) R
9 5 (3.05%) C-shell
9 5 (3.05%) Korn
9 5 (3.05%) MATLAB
9 5 (3.05%) VB
10 4 (2.44%) VC++
11 3 (1.83%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.22%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.22%) Perl
12 2 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (11.59%) Degree
2 12 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.05%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) APMP
6 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.61%) PMP
6 1 (0.61%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (25.61%) Data Quality
2 21 (12.80%) QA
3 4 (2.44%) Basel II
4 2 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.61%) CDISC
5 1 (0.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.61%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.22%) HDFS
1 2 (1.22%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (16.46%) Oracle
2 20 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.54%) Informatica
4 12 (7.32%) SAP
5 7 (4.27%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.27%) WorldPay
6 5 (3.05%) EMC
7 3 (1.83%) hybris
7 3 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.22%) Siebel
8 2 (1.22%) Teradata
8 2 (1.22%) Yardi
9 1 (0.61%) Actimize
9 1 (0.61%) Alterian
9 1 (0.61%) Apple
9 1 (0.61%) CODA
9 1 (0.61%) Cognos
9 1 (0.61%) Google
9 1 (0.61%) IBM
9 1 (0.61%) JD Edwards
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