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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 448 475 477
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 127 79 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 31 36
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£369 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £120 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £195 £260
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £37.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.29% +120.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £22.60 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.54 £51.40 £17.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £55.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-73.63% +214.28%
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
38588 36620 34046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.62% 76.48% 75.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25416 23196 20943
Average daily rate £420 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1112 1039
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.83 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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
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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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 +18 47 £450 -5.26% 4
Yorkshire -7 17 £375 -5.30% 3
East Midlands +5 13 £160 - 1
South East -30 13 £423 +267.39% 2
West Midlands +8 12 £388 +98.71% 1
East of England +8 10 £350 -
North West -20 6 £313 -35.23%
South West -18 3 £300 - 1
Midlands - 3 - -
North East - 3 £200 -
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Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 213 (100.00%) Validation
2 104 (48.83%) SQL
3 67 (31.46%) Data Analysis
4 41 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (18.78%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (18.31%) ETL
6 39 (18.31%) Migration
7 37 (17.37%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (14.55%) Data Migration
9 29 (13.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 29 (13.62%) MS Excel
10 28 (13.15%) Data Management
11 27 (12.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (12.68%) SAP
12 26 (12.21%) Microsoft
13 25 (11.74%) Finance
14 23 (10.80%) SQL Server
15 22 (10.33%) QA
16 21 (9.86%) Data Modelling
17 20 (9.39%) Test Scripting
17 20 (9.39%) Data Mapping
18 19 (8.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 19 (8.92%) Data Governance
19 18 (8.45%) Analytics
19 18 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
19 18 (8.45%) Banking
20 17 (7.98%) Data Cleansing
21 16 (7.51%) Degree
21 16 (7.51%) ETL Development

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (1.41%) SAS
2 2 (0.94%) PowerExchange
2 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.94%) CMS
3 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.47%) Confluence
3 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 29 (13.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.76%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (2.35%) MS Office
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) SAP PP
2 3 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.94%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.94%) Primavera
3 2 (0.94%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.47%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.47%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.47%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.47%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.47%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.47%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.47%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.47%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.94%) SAN
1 2 (0.94%) NAS
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.37%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (12.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (10.80%) SQL Server
5 19 (8.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.29%) MySQL
8 6 (2.82%) QlikView
8 6 (2.82%) Data Mining
9 5 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.88%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (1.88%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.41%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.41%) MS Access
12 2 (0.94%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.94%) Base SAS
12 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.35%) JIRA
2 4 (1.88%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.47%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.47%) LSMW
4 1 (0.47%) Subversion
4 1 (0.47%) Maven
4 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.47%) JUnit
General
1 25 (11.74%) Finance
2 18 (8.45%) Banking
3 7 (3.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.41%) Publishing
5 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.94%) French Language
5 2 (0.94%) Automotive
5 2 (0.94%) Front Office
5 2 (0.94%) Back Office
5 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 132 (61.97%) Analyst
2 80 (37.56%) Data Analyst
3 23 (10.80%) Business Analyst
4 19 (8.92%) Test Analyst
5 18 (8.45%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 16 (7.51%) Project Manager
7 14 (6.57%) Developer
8 13 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (4.69%) Senior Data Analyst
10 9 (4.23%) Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
10 9 (4.23%) Deployment Analyst
11 7 (3.29%) Configuration Management Analyst
11 7 (3.29%) Data Migration Analyst
11 7 (3.29%) Configuration Analyst
12 5 (2.35%) Coordinator
12 5 (2.35%) Data Administrator
12 5 (2.35%) Performance Analyst
13 4 (1.88%) Integration Engineer
13 4 (1.88%) Data Manager
13 4 (1.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.63%) XML
2 4 (1.88%) J2EE
2 4 (1.88%) Jinja
3 3 (1.41%) HTML
3 3 (1.41%) .NET
4 2 (0.94%) Spring
4 2 (0.94%) Web Services
5 1 (0.47%) Ajax
5 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.47%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.47%) jQuery
5 1 (0.47%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.47%) HTML5
5 1 (0.47%) REST
5 1 (0.47%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.47%) XSD
5 1 (0.47%) Middleware
5 1 (0.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.16%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.23%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.35%) NHS
5 4 (1.88%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.88%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.41%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.41%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.94%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.94%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.94%) EMC Centera
7 2 (0.94%) Equities
7 2 (0.94%) Derivative
8 1 (0.47%) Informatics
8 1 (0.47%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.47%) GIS
8 1 (0.47%) Replication
8 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.16%) UNIX
2 3 (1.41%) Linux
3 2 (0.94%) Windows
3 2 (0.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (100.00%) Validation
2 67 (31.46%) Data Analysis
3 40 (18.78%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (18.31%) ETL
4 39 (18.31%) Migration
5 31 (14.55%) Data Migration
6 29 (13.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (13.15%) Data Management
8 21 (9.86%) Data Modelling
9 20 (9.39%) Test Scripting
9 20 (9.39%) Data Mapping
10 19 (8.92%) Data Governance
11 18 (8.45%) Analytics
11 18 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (7.98%) Data Cleansing
13 16 (7.51%) ETL Development
14 15 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (6.57%) Project Management
16 13 (6.10%) Data Reconciliation
17 11 (5.16%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (48.83%) SQL
2 11 (5.16%) T-SQL
3 10 (4.69%) Java
4 7 (3.29%) VBA
4 7 (3.29%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.82%) C#
6 4 (1.88%) Python
6 4 (1.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.94%) C
7 2 (0.94%) Korn
7 2 (0.94%) C-shell
7 2 (0.94%) C++
7 2 (0.94%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.47%) Jython
Qualifications
1 16 (7.51%) Degree
2 15 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.82%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.41%) ISEB
5 3 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.33%) QA
2 10 (4.69%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.94%) COREP
3 2 (0.94%) FINREP
3 2 (0.94%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (12.68%) SAP
2 26 (12.21%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.57%) Oracle
3 14 (6.57%) Business Objects
4 7 (3.29%) Cadence
5 6 (2.82%) Computacenter
6 5 (2.35%) HP
7 4 (1.88%) Informatica
7 4 (1.88%) ILOG
7 4 (1.88%) Talend
7 4 (1.88%) IBM
8 2 (0.94%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.94%) EMC
9 1 (0.47%) Intel
9 1 (0.47%) Cognos
9 1 (0.47%) Sage
9 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.47%) Google
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £475.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £22.00 - £24.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
Volt
Rate: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
Truphone
Rate: Rate tbc
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £275.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago