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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 539 500 512
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +12
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 88 98 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 63 36
Average daily rate £400 £300 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £160 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £293 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -26.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.81 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% -47.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -51.25%
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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
41826 40039 38764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 78.98% 77.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27962 25351 24614
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1169 1134
Average hourly rate £32.25 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -8 39 £500 +25.00% 7
South East -29 11 £475 +90.00% 1
East of England +9 9 £258 -28.47% 1
Yorkshire +7 9 £358 +19.16% 1
West Midlands -4 7 £391 -7.94% 1
North West -11 5 £400 +37.93% 1
South West +7 4 £350 -9.09%
North East -31 3 £260 -
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Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Validation
2 71 (43.03%) SQL
3 52 (31.52%) Finance
4 45 (27.27%) Data Analysis
5 39 (23.64%) Migration
6 38 (23.03%) Data Modelling
6 38 (23.03%) Data Quality
7 36 (21.82%) SQL Server
8 34 (20.61%) ETL
9 32 (19.39%) Data Warehouse
10 31 (18.79%) MS Excel
11 29 (17.58%) Oracle
12 27 (16.36%) QA
12 27 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (15.76%) Project Management
14 25 (15.15%) Test Scripting
14 25 (15.15%) Data Migration
15 23 (13.94%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (13.33%) Microsoft
16 22 (13.33%) Banking
16 22 (13.33%) Analytics
17 18 (10.91%) MS Access
18 16 (9.70%) Informatica
18 16 (9.70%) SharePoint
18 16 (9.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 15 (9.09%) XML
19 15 (9.09%) Degree
20 14 (8.48%) MS PowerPoint
21 13 (7.88%) Unix

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 16 (9.70%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.45%) SAS
3 7 (4.24%) Confluence
4 6 (3.64%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.03%) PowerExchange
6 3 (1.82%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.21%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (18.79%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (6.67%) MS Office
4 10 (6.06%) MS Project
4 10 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.61%) HFM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.61%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.21%) AdWords
2 2 (1.21%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.03%) NAS
1 5 (3.03%) SAN
2 3 (1.82%) BT 21CN
3 2 (1.21%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 32 (19.39%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (10.91%) MS Access
4 16 (9.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (7.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (6.06%) Data Mining
6 10 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (5.45%) Oracle Database
8 8 (4.85%) MySQL
8 8 (4.85%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (4.85%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (4.24%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (3.03%) OLAP
10 5 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (3.03%) PowerCenter
10 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (2.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (6.67%) JIRA
2 7 (4.24%) ERwin
2 7 (4.24%) JUnit
3 6 (3.64%) Subversion
4 2 (1.21%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.21%) Selenium
4 2 (1.21%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.61%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.61%) JMeter
5 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.61%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.61%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (0.61%) SilkTest
5 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) Toad
5 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.61%) Zephyr
General
1 52 (31.52%) Finance
2 22 (13.33%) Banking
3 7 (4.24%) Retail
4 5 (3.03%) Front Office
4 5 (3.03%) Legal
4 5 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.82%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.21%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Greek Language
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (44.85%) Analyst
2 35 (21.21%) Developer
3 31 (18.79%) Data Analyst
4 18 (10.91%) Test Analyst
5 11 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.06%) Architect
7 9 (5.45%) Financial Analyst
8 8 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (4.85%) Data Architect
9 7 (4.24%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.24%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Test Leader
10 6 (3.64%) Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) Hybris Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Informatica Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) Information Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) Lead Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Technical Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Technical Leader
11 5 (3.03%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.09%) XML
2 12 (7.27%) Web Services
3 10 (6.06%) .NET
4 8 (4.85%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.85%) HTML
5 7 (4.24%) Ajax
5 7 (4.24%) CSS
5 7 (4.24%) WCF
5 7 (4.24%) XSD
6 6 (3.64%) jQuery
6 6 (3.64%) JSP
6 6 (3.64%) Spring
6 6 (3.64%) Spring MVC
6 6 (3.64%) WPF
7 4 (2.42%) Middleware
8 3 (1.82%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.82%) MDX
9 2 (1.21%) JMS
9 2 (1.21%) WS-I
9 2 (1.21%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.45%) Credit Risk
2 9 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.85%) Market Risk
4 6 (3.64%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.64%) iPad
5 5 (3.03%) EMC Centera
5 5 (3.03%) NHS
6 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.82%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.82%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.21%) Data Conversion
7 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.21%) Replication
7 2 (1.21%) Social Media
7 2 (1.21%) Statistics
7 2 (1.21%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.61%) Derivative
8 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.61%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.88%) Unix
2 8 (4.85%) Linux
3 6 (3.64%) AIX
4 4 (2.42%) Windows
5 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (100.00%) Validation
2 45 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 39 (23.64%) Migration
4 38 (23.03%) Data Modelling
5 34 (20.61%) ETL
6 26 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (15.76%) Project Management
7 25 (15.15%) Data Migration
7 25 (15.15%) Test Scripting
8 23 (13.94%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (13.33%) Analytics
10 13 (7.88%) Data Cleansing
11 12 (7.27%) Data Management
11 12 (7.27%) MVC
12 11 (6.67%) Data Architecture
12 11 (6.67%) Scrum
12 11 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (6.06%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.06%) PRINCE2
14 9 (5.45%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 71 (43.03%) SQL
2 11 (6.67%) VBA
3 10 (6.06%) C#
4 9 (5.45%) Java
5 8 (4.85%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.85%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.64%) R
7 5 (3.03%) C++
7 5 (3.03%) C-shell
7 5 (3.03%) Korn
7 5 (3.03%) MATLAB
7 5 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.42%) VB
8 4 (2.42%) VC++
9 3 (1.82%) Perl
10 2 (1.21%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.21%) Python
10 2 (1.21%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.21%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (9.09%) Degree
2 9 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) ACCA
4 2 (1.21%) CIMA
4 2 (1.21%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) APMP
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.61%) PMP
5 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.61%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (23.03%) Data Quality
2 27 (16.36%) QA
3 5 (3.03%) Basel II
4 2 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.21%) HDFS
1 2 (1.21%) SRDF
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) Control-M
2 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (17.58%) Oracle
2 22 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.70%) Informatica
4 9 (5.45%) SAP
5 7 (4.24%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.64%) hybris
6 6 (3.64%) Trillium
7 5 (3.03%) EMC
8 3 (1.82%) Google
8 3 (1.82%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.21%) Cognos
9 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.21%) Talend
9 2 (1.21%) Teradata
9 2 (1.21%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.61%) Adobe
10 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.61%) Citrix
10 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.61%) Siebel
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