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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 479 490 492
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 111 96 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 48 34
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£275 £411 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.00% +9.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £152 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £185 £375
% change year-on-year
+35.13% -50.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £21.82 -
% change year-on-year
-47.29% -
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
41529 38605 35912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.30% 76.37% 75.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27590 24397 22520
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1128 1085 1024
Average hourly rate £31.00 £24.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -18.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +7 45 £450 -2.70% 2
South East -34 15 £225 +21.62% 3
West Midlands +17 13 £275 +81.81% 1
Yorkshire -18 13 £375 +25.00% 1
South West -6 6 £265 +17.77% 1
East of England +9 5 £388 +158.33%
North East - 5 £200 -
East Midlands -10 4 £160 -46.66%
North West -33 3 £270 -41.30% 1
Midlands - 2 - -
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Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 226 (100.00%) Validation
2 101 (44.69%) SQL
3 67 (29.65%) Data Analysis
4 58 (25.66%) Migration
5 56 (24.78%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (22.12%) ETL
7 47 (20.80%) Data Migration
8 42 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
9 38 (16.81%) MS Excel
10 35 (15.49%) Microsoft
11 32 (14.16%) Finance
12 31 (13.72%) User Acceptance Testing
13 30 (13.27%) Data Cleansing
13 30 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
14 28 (12.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (11.95%) Data Modelling
16 26 (11.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 26 (11.50%) Data Mapping
17 25 (11.06%) Test Scripting
18 23 (10.18%) SAP
19 21 (9.29%) Time Management
19 21 (9.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 21 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (8.85%) Banking
20 20 (8.85%) Data Management
20 20 (8.85%) SQL Server
21 18 (7.96%) Oracle
21 18 (7.96%) Data Governance
22 16 (7.08%) Data Reconciliation
22 16 (7.08%) ETL Development

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (1.33%) PowerExchange
1 3 (1.33%) CMS
2 1 (0.44%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (16.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.10%) MS Office
3 5 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.77%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) SAP PP
1 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.88%) LatentZero
2 2 (0.88%) Primavera
2 2 (0.88%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.88%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (0.88%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.44%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.44%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.33%) SAN
1 3 (1.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (24.78%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (12.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (11.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (9.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (8.85%) SQL Server
6 9 (3.98%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (3.98%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.21%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 5 (2.21%) QlikView
10 4 (1.77%) OLAP
10 4 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.77%) MS Access
10 4 (1.77%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (1.77%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.77%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (1.33%) PowerCenter
11 3 (1.33%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (3.10%) JIRA
2 3 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.44%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.44%) Maven
General
1 32 (14.16%) Finance
2 20 (8.85%) Banking
3 7 (3.10%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.33%) Publishing
5 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.88%) French Language
6 1 (0.44%) Automotive
6 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.44%) Front Office
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 138 (61.06%) Analyst
2 85 (37.61%) Data Analyst
3 27 (11.95%) Test Analyst
4 25 (11.06%) Business Analyst
5 17 (7.52%) Project Manager
5 17 (7.52%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 16 (7.08%) Developer
7 13 (5.75%) Consultant
8 12 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (4.42%) Senior Data Analyst
9 10 (4.42%) Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
9 10 (4.42%) Deployment Analyst
10 8 (3.54%) Coordinator
11 7 (3.10%) Project Coordinator
11 7 (3.10%) Data Migration Analyst
11 7 (3.10%) Configuration Analyst
11 7 (3.10%) Configuration Management Analyst
12 6 (2.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 5 (2.21%) Lead Developer
13 5 (2.21%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.19%) XML
2 4 (1.77%) Web Services
2 4 (1.77%) J2EE
2 4 (1.77%) MDX
3 3 (1.33%) JSON
4 2 (0.88%) HTML
4 2 (0.88%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.44%) HTML5
5 1 (0.44%) REST
5 1 (0.44%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.44%) Jinja
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.44%) .NET
5 1 (0.44%) SOAP
5 1 (0.44%) Spring
5 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.75%) Data Integration
3 8 (3.54%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.10%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.77%) NHS
6 4 (1.77%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.33%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.33%) Data Conversion
7 3 (1.33%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.33%) EMC Centera
7 3 (1.33%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.88%) Derivative
9 1 (0.44%) Informatics
9 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.44%) Equities
9 1 (0.44%) GIS
9 1 (0.44%) Replication
9 1 (0.44%) FMCG
9 1 (0.44%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.54%) UNIX
2 4 (1.77%) Linux
3 3 (1.33%) AIX
4 2 (0.88%) Windows
5 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (100.00%) Validation
2 67 (29.65%) Data Analysis
3 58 (25.66%) Migration
4 50 (22.12%) ETL
5 47 (20.80%) Data Migration
6 42 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (13.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (13.27%) Data Cleansing
9 27 (11.95%) Data Modelling
10 26 (11.50%) Data Mapping
11 25 (11.06%) Test Scripting
12 21 (9.29%) Time Management
12 21 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (8.85%) Data Management
14 18 (7.96%) Data Governance
15 16 (7.08%) Data Reconciliation
15 16 (7.08%) ETL Development
16 14 (6.19%) Supplier Management
16 14 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (5.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (44.69%) SQL
2 13 (5.75%) T-SQL
3 8 (3.54%) Java
4 7 (3.10%) VBA
5 5 (2.21%) C#
5 5 (2.21%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.21%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (1.33%) C-shell
7 3 (1.33%) Korn
8 2 (0.88%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.44%) C++
9 1 (0.44%) Python
9 1 (0.44%) Jython
9 1 (0.44%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 15 (6.64%) Degree
2 14 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.42%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.54%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.33%) ISEB
7 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.19%) QA
2 10 (4.42%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.77%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.44%) COREP
4 1 (0.44%) FINREP
4 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.18%) SAP
3 18 (7.96%) Oracle
4 7 (3.10%) Computacenter
5 6 (2.65%) WorldPay
5 6 (2.65%) Informatica
6 5 (2.21%) HP
6 5 (2.21%) IBM
6 5 (2.21%) hybris
7 4 (1.77%) Cadence
7 4 (1.77%) ILOG
7 4 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.33%) EMC
8 3 (1.33%) Talend
9 2 (0.88%) Siebel
9 2 (0.88%) Sybase
9 2 (0.88%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.44%) ESRI
10 1 (0.44%) VMware
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