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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 489 483 475
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 109 63 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 28 45
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£350 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £217 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £592
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £316
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £20.43 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £21.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-19.76% +90.90%
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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
38903 35185 33514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.78% 74.30% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25676 22290 19923
Average daily rate £425 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1049 1367
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +30 59 £478 +19.37% 5
South East -14 21 £300 -29.41% 1
South West - 8 £350 - 2
East Midlands +5 7 £163 -
West Midlands -10 7 £228 -39.33%
Yorkshire -8 1 £270 -20.00%
East of England - - - -
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Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 202 (100.00%) Validation
2 76 (37.62%) SQL
3 63 (31.19%) Migration
4 51 (25.25%) MS Excel
5 42 (20.79%) Finance
6 37 (18.32%) Data Modelling
6 37 (18.32%) Data Migration
7 36 (17.82%) Data Analysis
8 31 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (15.35%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (14.36%) Oracle
9 29 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (12.87%) Data Cleansing
11 25 (12.38%) Microsoft
12 24 (11.88%) ETL
12 24 (11.88%) Windows
13 23 (11.39%) MS Office
13 23 (11.39%) SAP
13 23 (11.39%) Windows 7
14 22 (10.89%) HTML
14 22 (10.89%) Java
15 21 (10.40%) XML
15 21 (10.40%) Project Management
16 19 (9.41%) UNIX
16 19 (9.41%) E-Commerce
16 19 (9.41%) Scrum
16 19 (9.41%) Telecoms
16 19 (9.41%) JIRA
17 18 (8.91%) jQuery
17 18 (8.91%) Ajax

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (8.42%) Tomcat
2 15 (7.43%) Confluence
3 8 (3.96%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.49%) SAS
5 2 (0.99%) CMS
5 2 (0.99%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.99%) Drupal
5 2 (0.99%) WordPress
6 1 (0.50%) Lync
6 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 51 (25.25%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.39%) MS Office
3 18 (8.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (5.94%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.50%) FastStats
6 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.98%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.98%) SAP MM
3 3 (1.49%) SAP HR
3 3 (1.49%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.99%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.99%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.99%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.99%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.50%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.50%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.96%) Internet
2 3 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.50%) Firewall
3 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.35%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (8.91%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.42%) MySQL
4 16 (7.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (7.43%) MS Access
6 14 (6.93%) SQL Server
7 12 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (5.94%) RDBMS
8 10 (4.95%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (4.46%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (3.96%) Oracle Database
11 7 (3.47%) QlikView
11 7 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (2.97%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (1.49%) Oracle Exadata
15 2 (0.99%) DB2
15 2 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.99%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (9.41%) JIRA
2 17 (8.42%) Subversion
3 16 (7.92%) JUnit
4 4 (1.98%) LSMW
4 4 (1.98%) Toad
5 3 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 42 (20.79%) Finance
2 19 (9.41%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.44%) Banking
4 6 (2.97%) Legal
5 5 (2.48%) Retail
6 2 (0.99%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.50%) Front Office
7 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.50%) German Language
7 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.50%) Military
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 90 (44.55%) Analyst
2 40 (19.80%) Data Analyst
3 39 (19.31%) Developer
4 25 (12.38%) Business Analyst
5 17 (8.42%) Hybris Developer
6 13 (6.44%) Consultant
7 12 (5.94%) Coordinator
8 9 (4.46%) PMO Analyst
9 8 (3.96%) Administrator
10 7 (3.47%) SAP Analyst
10 7 (3.47%) SAP Data Analyst
10 7 (3.47%) Data Administrator
10 7 (3.47%) Functional Analyst
10 7 (3.47%) Information Analyst
11 6 (2.97%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 6 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.97%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.97%) Architect
11 6 (2.97%) Test Analyst
11 6 (2.97%) SAP Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.89%) HTML
2 21 (10.40%) XML
3 18 (8.91%) jQuery
3 18 (8.91%) Ajax
3 18 (8.91%) XSD
3 18 (8.91%) CSS
4 17 (8.42%) Spring
5 16 (7.92%) Spring MVC
5 16 (7.92%) JSP
6 6 (2.97%) Web Services
6 6 (2.97%) ODBC
6 6 (2.97%) HTML5
7 4 (1.98%) .NET
8 3 (1.49%) D3.js
9 2 (0.99%) BAPI
9 2 (0.99%) XHTML
9 2 (0.99%) OLE
9 2 (0.99%) CSS3
10 1 (0.50%) REST
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.44%) NHS
1 13 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.95%) Data Conversion
3 8 (3.96%) Data Extraction
4 6 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.97%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.48%) iPad
5 5 (2.48%) FMCG
6 4 (1.98%) Statistics
6 4 (1.98%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.98%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.49%) Open Source
7 3 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.49%) Replication
8 2 (0.99%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.99%) EPoS
8 2 (0.99%) Biometrics
8 2 (0.99%) User Experience
9 1 (0.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.88%) Windows
2 23 (11.39%) Windows 7
3 19 (9.41%) UNIX
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (100.00%) Validation
2 63 (31.19%) Migration
3 37 (18.32%) Data Modelling
3 37 (18.32%) Data Migration
4 36 (17.82%) Data Analysis
5 31 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (12.87%) Data Cleansing
8 24 (11.88%) ETL
9 21 (10.40%) Project Management
10 19 (9.41%) E-Commerce
10 19 (9.41%) Scrum
11 17 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (8.42%) Unit Testing
11 17 (8.42%) Integration Testing
12 16 (7.92%) MVC
12 16 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (7.43%) B2C
13 15 (7.43%) SEO
13 15 (7.43%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (37.62%) SQL
2 22 (10.89%) Java
3 11 (5.45%) PL/SQL
4 7 (3.47%) VBA
4 7 (3.47%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.47%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.98%) VB
6 3 (1.49%) Perl
7 2 (0.99%) Ruby
7 2 (0.99%) PHP
7 2 (0.99%) C
7 2 (0.99%) C#
8 1 (0.50%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.50%) ABAP
8 1 (0.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (4.95%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.96%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.49%) ECDL
3 3 (1.49%) ISEB
3 3 (1.49%) Degree
4 2 (0.99%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.99%) PMP
4 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) HNC
5 1 (0.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.45%) QA
2 9 (4.46%) SLA
3 8 (3.96%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.50%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.50%) GCP
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (14.36%) Oracle
2 25 (12.38%) Microsoft
3 23 (11.39%) SAP
4 17 (8.42%) hybris
5 13 (6.44%) Informatica
6 9 (4.46%) Citrix
7 8 (3.96%) HP
8 5 (2.48%) Siebel
9 4 (1.98%) Cognos
9 4 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.49%) Google
11 2 (0.99%) DataFlux
11 2 (0.99%) Omniture
11 2 (0.99%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.99%) Talend
12 1 (0.50%) Demandware
12 1 (0.50%) Vermilion
12 1 (0.50%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
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