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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Validation
UK / England
Rank 521 530 486
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -44
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 44 76 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.20% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 55
Median daily rate £415 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £230 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £19.61 - £16.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 - £16.85

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
34140 38185 36546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.42% 82.04% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22792 25048 24013
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 842 1104 987
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -2 18 £388 -15.06% 4
South East +14 9 £338 -15.62%
East of England +9 4 £469 +24.93% 2
East Midlands +4 4 - -
South West +20 3 £420 - 1
North West +20 2 £650 +62.50%
West Midlands -8 2 £220 -41.33%
Midlands - 2 £450 -
Data Validation
UK

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Validation
2 52 (48.60%) SQL
3 37 (34.58%) Finance
4 36 (33.64%) Migration
5 31 (28.97%) ETL
6 29 (27.10%) Data Migration
7 25 (23.36%) Data Quality
8 23 (21.50%) C#
8 23 (21.50%) SQL Server
9 21 (19.63%) .NET
9 21 (19.63%) XML
10 20 (18.69%) MS Excel
10 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
10 20 (18.69%) Data Cleansing
10 20 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (16.82%) Data Analysis
11 18 (16.82%) Data Modelling
12 17 (15.89%) SAP
12 17 (15.89%) Data Transformation
13 16 (14.95%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (14.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (14.02%) Management Information System
14 15 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (12.15%) MS Office
15 13 (12.15%) Data Mapping
15 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (12.15%) Tableau
16 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 12 (11.21%) Degree
16 12 (11.21%) QA

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 7 (6.54%) SAS
2 6 (5.61%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (18.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.15%) MS Office
3 10 (9.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.87%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) SAP HR
1 5 (4.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.74%) SAP ERP
2 4 (3.74%) SAP PM
3 2 (1.87%) Maximo
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.93%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.93%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.93%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.93%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.61%) IaaS
2 6 (5.61%) PaaS
2 6 (5.61%) SaaS
3 5 (4.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.87%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.87%) GitHub
5 1 (0.93%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.95%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (14.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.41%) Hadoop
3 9 (8.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.48%) Big Data
5 6 (5.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (5.61%) Data Lake
5 6 (5.61%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.61%) Power BI
5 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.67%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (4.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.67%) HDInsight
6 5 (4.67%) InfluxDB
6 5 (4.67%) OpenTSDB
6 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.67%) LSMW
3 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.80%) JIRA
5 2 (1.87%) ERwin
5 2 (1.87%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.87%) TestLink
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (34.58%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Banking
3 9 (8.41%) Back Office
4 5 (4.67%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.80%) Legal
5 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.87%) Marketing
6 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Retail
7 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (38.32%) Analyst
2 28 (26.17%) Developer
3 15 (14.02%) Data Analyst
4 9 (8.41%) .NET Developer
4 9 (8.41%) Test Analyst
5 8 (7.48%) SQL Developer
6 6 (5.61%) Consultant
6 6 (5.61%) Data Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Migration Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) Validation Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Data Migration Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Data Migration Specialist
7 5 (4.67%) ETL Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) ETL Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Migration Specialist
7 5 (4.67%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.74%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.63%) .NET
1 21 (19.63%) XML
2 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 10 (9.35%) .NET Framework
4 7 (6.54%) Entity Framework
4 7 (6.54%) jQuery
4 7 (6.54%) Razor View Engine
4 7 (6.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (6.54%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET
5 6 (5.61%) BAPI
5 6 (5.61%) JSON
5 6 (5.61%) Web Services
6 5 (4.67%) OAuth
6 5 (4.67%) RESTful
6 5 (4.67%) SAML
6 5 (4.67%) SOAP
6 5 (4.67%) WCF
6 5 (4.67%) XSD
6 5 (4.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.02%) Management Information System
2 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.28%) Visualisation
4 8 (7.48%) Data Conversion
4 8 (7.48%) Data Structures
5 7 (6.54%) Data Integration
5 7 (6.54%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (5.61%) NHS
7 5 (4.67%) Mathematics
8 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.74%) Data Extraction
8 4 (3.74%) Replication
9 3 (2.80%) Economics
9 3 (2.80%) Statistics
9 3 (2.80%) User Experience
9 3 (2.80%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.87%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.87%) Life Science
11 1 (0.93%) CMDB
11 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.54%) Linux
2 2 (1.87%) Windows
3 1 (0.93%) AIX
3 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Unix
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (100.00%) Validation
2 36 (33.64%) Migration
3 31 (28.97%) ETL
4 29 (27.10%) Data Migration
5 20 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (18.69%) Data Cleansing
6 18 (16.82%) Data Analysis
6 18 (16.82%) Data Modelling
7 17 (15.89%) Data Transformation
8 15 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (12.15%) Data Mapping
10 12 (11.21%) MVC
11 11 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (10.28%) Data Management
12 10 (9.35%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (9.35%) System Integration Testing
12 10 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (8.41%) Business Analysis
13 9 (8.41%) Change Management
14 8 (7.48%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (48.60%) SQL
2 23 (21.50%) C#
3 11 (10.28%) T-SQL
4 8 (7.48%) R
4 8 (7.48%) VBA
5 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.61%) Python
6 4 (3.74%) XAML
7 3 (2.80%) C
7 3 (2.80%) VB
7 3 (2.80%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.93%) ABAP
9 1 (0.93%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.93%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) Degree
2 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.80%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.87%) ACCA
5 2 (1.87%) CIMA
6 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) MCSE
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.36%) Data Quality
2 12 (11.21%) QA
3 2 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.93%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Ansible
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.89%) SAP
3 13 (12.15%) Tableau
4 10 (9.35%) Oracle
5 9 (8.41%) Talend
6 6 (5.61%) MuleSoft
7 5 (4.67%) Informatica
8 3 (2.80%) Northgate
9 2 (1.87%) Adobe
9 2 (1.87%) Cognos
9 2 (1.87%) Google
9 2 (1.87%) IBM
9 2 (1.87%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.87%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.87%) Workday
9 2 (1.87%) Yardi
10 1 (0.93%) BMC
10 1 (0.93%) HP
10 1 (0.93%) Remedy
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