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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 504 492 507
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 84 61 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 34 36
Average daily rate
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£313 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £281 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-27.33% +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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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
39087 35732 35760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.81% 74.62% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25636 22661 21299
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1093 1059 1320
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.30 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 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 31 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 +19 41 £450 +9.09% 1
South East -14 15 £193 -54.70% 3
West Midlands -7 8 £150 -60.00%
East Midlands +3 6 £229 - 1
South West - 5 £350 -
Yorkshire -3 3 £275 -6.77%
East of England -21 1 £150 -18.91%
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Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Validation
2 51 (29.48%) SQL
3 50 (28.90%) Migration
4 47 (27.17%) MS Excel
5 39 (22.54%) Data Modelling
6 37 (21.39%) Finance
7 32 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (17.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (16.76%) Data Analysis
10 28 (16.18%) Data Migration
11 26 (15.03%) SAP
12 25 (14.45%) Java
12 25 (14.45%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (13.87%) HTML
13 24 (13.87%) Oracle
13 24 (13.87%) MS Office
14 23 (13.29%) XML
14 23 (13.29%) UNIX
14 23 (13.29%) Project Management
15 22 (12.72%) JIRA
15 22 (12.72%) Integration Testing
15 22 (12.72%) Scrum
16 21 (12.14%) Spring
16 21 (12.14%) MySQL
16 21 (12.14%) XSD
16 21 (12.14%) E-Commerce
16 21 (12.14%) Tomcat
16 21 (12.14%) Microsoft
16 21 (12.14%) hybris
17 20 (11.56%) ETL

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 21 (12.14%) Tomcat
2 19 (10.98%) Confluence
3 6 (3.47%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.73%) SAS
5 2 (1.16%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.58%) CMS
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 47 (27.17%) MS Excel
2 24 (13.87%) MS Office
3 15 (8.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (6.94%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.73%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.73%) SAP SD
2 3 (1.73%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.16%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.16%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (1.16%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.58%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.89%) Internet
2 3 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.58%) Firewall
3 1 (0.58%) HTTP
3 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.45%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (12.14%) MySQL
3 15 (8.67%) MS Access
4 12 (6.94%) SQL Server
4 12 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (6.36%) RDBMS
5 11 (6.36%) Relational Database
6 10 (5.78%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (4.05%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.89%) QlikView
10 5 (2.89%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.73%) DB2
11 3 (1.73%) Star Schema
11 3 (1.73%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.16%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 22 (12.72%) JIRA
2 20 (11.56%) JUnit
3 19 (10.98%) Subversion
4 4 (2.31%) LSMW
4 4 (2.31%) Toad
5 3 (1.73%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (21.39%) Finance
2 17 (9.83%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.51%) Banking
4 5 (2.89%) Retail
5 4 (2.31%) Legal
6 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.16%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.58%) Automotive
7 1 (0.58%) Military
Job Titles
1 74 (42.77%) Analyst
2 37 (21.39%) Developer
3 32 (18.50%) Data Analyst
4 22 (12.72%) Business Analyst
5 21 (12.14%) Hybris Developer
6 14 (8.09%) Coordinator
7 11 (6.36%) Consultant
8 8 (4.62%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.62%) PMO Analyst
9 6 (3.47%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 5 (2.89%) Information Analyst
10 5 (2.89%) Administrator
10 5 (2.89%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.89%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.89%) Data Administrator
10 5 (2.89%) QlikView Developer
11 4 (2.31%) Data Migration Manager
11 4 (2.31%) Data Manager
11 4 (2.31%) SAP Analyst
11 4 (2.31%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.87%) HTML
2 23 (13.29%) XML
3 21 (12.14%) XSD
3 21 (12.14%) Spring
4 20 (11.56%) Ajax
4 20 (11.56%) CSS
4 20 (11.56%) JSP
4 20 (11.56%) Spring MVC
4 20 (11.56%) jQuery
5 4 (2.31%) HTML5
6 3 (1.73%) D3.js
7 2 (1.16%) BAPI
7 2 (1.16%) XSLT
7 2 (1.16%) OLE
7 2 (1.16%) SOAP
7 2 (1.16%) Web Services
8 1 (0.58%) XSL
8 1 (0.58%) .NET
8 1 (0.58%) J2EE
8 1 (0.58%) XUL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.36%) NHS
3 7 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.05%) Visualisation
4 6 (3.47%) Data Conversion
4 6 (3.47%) FMCG
5 4 (2.31%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.73%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.73%) Statistics
6 3 (1.73%) iPad
6 3 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.16%) EPoS
7 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.58%) GIS
8 1 (0.58%) Economics
8 1 (0.58%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.58%) User Experience
8 1 (0.58%) Open Source
8 1 (0.58%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.29%) UNIX
2 20 (11.56%) Windows
3 19 (10.98%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (100.00%) Validation
2 50 (28.90%) Migration
3 39 (22.54%) Data Modelling
4 32 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (17.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (16.76%) Data Analysis
7 28 (16.18%) Data Migration
8 23 (13.29%) Project Management
9 22 (12.72%) Scrum
9 22 (12.72%) Integration Testing
10 21 (12.14%) E-Commerce
11 20 (11.56%) ETL
11 20 (11.56%) MVC
11 20 (11.56%) Unit Testing
12 19 (10.98%) SEO
12 19 (10.98%) B2C
13 18 (10.40%) Data Cleansing
14 16 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (8.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 51 (29.48%) SQL
2 25 (14.45%) Java
3 9 (5.20%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.47%) VBA
5 5 (2.89%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.31%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.31%) VB
7 2 (1.16%) ABAP
7 2 (1.16%) Perl
7 2 (1.16%) C#
8 1 (0.58%) C
8 1 (0.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.73%) ECDL
4 2 (1.16%) ISEB
4 2 (1.16%) PMP
4 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.58%) HNC
5 1 (0.58%) HND
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.20%) SLA
2 7 (4.05%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.89%) QA
4 2 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.58%) GCP
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.58%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 26 (15.03%) SAP
2 24 (13.87%) Oracle
3 21 (12.14%) Microsoft
3 21 (12.14%) hybris
4 11 (6.36%) Informatica
5 5 (2.89%) HP
6 4 (2.31%) Cognos
7 3 (1.73%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.73%) Citrix
8 2 (1.16%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.16%) Omniture
8 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.16%) DataFlux
9 1 (0.58%) Demandware
9 1 (0.58%) Vermilion
9 1 (0.58%) Talend
9 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.58%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.58%) ESRI
9 1 (0.58%) BT
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago