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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 460 477 452
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 103 62 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 33 34
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£425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.85 £21.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% +90.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £21.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-19.76% +90.90%
Data Validation
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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
34808 33292 29402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.37% 74.79% 72.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22734 20665 17754
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1066 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +39 66 £450 - 12
South East -20 12 £325 -41.30% 2
East Midlands +13 5 £263 -
South West - 5 £338 - 1
East of England - - - -
Midlands - - - - 1
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Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Validation
2 75 (39.47%) SQL
3 67 (35.26%) Migration
4 45 (23.68%) Data Migration
5 43 (22.63%) Finance
6 39 (20.53%) Data Modelling
7 38 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 31 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (15.79%) Data Analysis
10 29 (15.26%) SAP
11 27 (14.21%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (14.21%) ETL
11 27 (14.21%) Data Cleansing
12 22 (11.58%) Oracle
12 22 (11.58%) Project Management
13 21 (11.05%) HTML
13 21 (11.05%) Java
14 20 (10.53%) Microsoft
14 20 (10.53%) Windows
14 20 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (10.00%) UNIX
15 19 (10.00%) XML
16 18 (9.47%) SQL Server
16 18 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (9.47%) E-Commerce
16 18 (9.47%) JIRA
16 18 (9.47%) Windows 7
17 17 (8.95%) Data Mapping
17 17 (8.95%) Relational Database
17 17 (8.95%) Analytical Skills

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (8.42%) Tomcat
2 15 (7.89%) Confluence
3 10 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.11%) SAS
5 2 (1.05%) WordPress
5 2 (1.05%) CMS
5 2 (1.05%) Drupal
6 1 (0.53%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.53%) Lync
Applications
1 38 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.95%) MS Office
3 10 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (4.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.53%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 9 (4.74%) SAP MM
2 5 (2.63%) SAP PP
2 5 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.58%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.58%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.05%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.05%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.53%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.53%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.53%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.74%) Internet
2 2 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.21%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (9.47%) SQL Server
3 17 (8.95%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (8.42%) MySQL
5 13 (6.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (6.32%) MS Access
7 9 (4.74%) RDBMS
7 9 (4.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (3.68%) QlikView
9 6 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (3.16%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.63%) SAP BW
10 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.11%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.05%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 18 (9.47%) JIRA
2 17 (8.95%) Subversion
3 15 (7.89%) JUnit
4 5 (2.63%) LSMW
5 4 (2.11%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (1.58%) Toad
6 3 (1.58%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.53%) Selenium
8 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
General
1 43 (22.63%) Finance
2 17 (8.95%) Banking
3 12 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.68%) Legal
5 3 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.58%) Front Office
5 3 (1.58%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.53%) German Language
6 1 (0.53%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (43.68%) Analyst
2 42 (22.11%) Data Analyst
3 39 (20.53%) Developer
4 21 (11.05%) Business Analyst
5 17 (8.95%) Consultant
6 16 (8.42%) Hybris Developer
7 11 (5.79%) Data Manager
7 11 (5.79%) SAP Analyst
8 10 (5.26%) SAP Data Analyst
8 10 (5.26%) Functional Analyst
9 9 (4.74%) SAP Functional Analyst
10 8 (4.21%) Coordinator
10 8 (4.21%) Architect
11 7 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (3.16%) QlikView Developer
12 6 (3.16%) Data Migration Manager
12 6 (3.16%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 6 (3.16%) Administrator
12 6 (3.16%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.16%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.05%) HTML
2 19 (10.00%) XML
3 17 (8.95%) Ajax
3 17 (8.95%) jQuery
3 17 (8.95%) XSD
3 17 (8.95%) CSS
4 16 (8.42%) Spring
5 15 (7.89%) Spring MVC
5 15 (7.89%) JSP
6 6 (3.16%) HTML5
6 6 (3.16%) Web Services
6 6 (3.16%) ODBC
7 4 (2.11%) .NET
8 3 (1.58%) D3.js
9 2 (1.05%) CSS3
9 2 (1.05%) XHTML
9 2 (1.05%) OLE
10 1 (0.53%) XUL
10 1 (0.53%) J2EE
10 1 (0.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.84%) Data Conversion
3 11 (5.79%) NHS
4 9 (4.74%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.21%) iPad
6 7 (3.68%) Data Extraction
7 6 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.63%) FMCG
8 5 (2.63%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.11%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.11%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.11%) Replication
9 4 (2.11%) Statistics
10 3 (1.58%) Derivative
10 3 (1.58%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.58%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.05%) User Experience
11 2 (1.05%) Open Source
11 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.53%) Windows
2 19 (10.00%) UNIX
3 18 (9.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (100.00%) Validation
2 67 (35.26%) Migration
3 45 (23.68%) Data Migration
4 39 (20.53%) Data Modelling
5 31 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (15.79%) Data Analysis
7 27 (14.21%) ETL
7 27 (14.21%) Data Cleansing
8 22 (11.58%) Project Management
9 20 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (9.47%) E-Commerce
11 17 (8.95%) Data Mapping
11 17 (8.95%) Unit Testing
11 17 (8.95%) Scrum
12 15 (7.89%) Data Management
12 15 (7.89%) Integration Testing
12 15 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (7.89%) MVC
12 15 (7.89%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 75 (39.47%) SQL
2 21 (11.05%) Java
3 9 (4.74%) PL/SQL
4 8 (4.21%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.68%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.68%) VBA
6 4 (2.11%) Perl
7 3 (1.58%) VB
8 2 (1.05%) Ruby
8 2 (1.05%) ABAP
8 2 (1.05%) PHP
9 1 (0.53%) C
9 1 (0.53%) Python
9 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 9 (4.74%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.68%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.11%) Degree
4 3 (1.58%) ECDL
4 3 (1.58%) ISEB
5 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.53%) HNC
6 1 (0.53%) HND
6 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.95%) QA
2 9 (4.74%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.58%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) GCP
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (15.26%) SAP
2 22 (11.58%) Oracle
3 20 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 16 (8.42%) hybris
5 9 (4.74%) Citrix
6 8 (4.21%) Informatica
6 8 (4.21%) HP
7 5 (2.63%) Siebel
7 5 (2.63%) Google
8 4 (2.11%) Talend
8 4 (2.11%) Cognos
9 3 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.58%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.05%) Omniture
10 2 (1.05%) DataFlux
11 1 (0.53%) ESRI
11 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.53%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.53%) Cerner
11 1 (0.53%) PeopleSoft
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Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
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Rate: £280 per day
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London
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Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
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Rate: Very Competitive daily rates
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £20 - £28 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago