The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 82 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.08% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.85 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -19.76%
Data Validation
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1236 965 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.74% 86.39% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 699 471
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £35.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Validation across the Leeds region.

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Data Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Validation across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Data Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation across the Leeds region.

Data Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (100.00%) Validation
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
3 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
4 11 (68.75%) QA
5 10 (62.50%) MS Access
6 9 (56.25%) MS Visio
6 9 (56.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (50.00%) Data Analysis
7 8 (50.00%) Data Modelling
8 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
8 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (43.75%) MS Office
8 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (43.75%) Data Quality
9 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (37.50%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (37.50%) MS Project
9 6 (37.50%) ETL
9 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
9 6 (37.50%) Project Management
10 5 (31.25%) Data Mining
10 5 (31.25%) Analytics
11 4 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
11 4 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
11 4 (25.00%) Data Migration

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (56.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (56.25%) MS Visio
3 7 (43.75%) MS Office
4 6 (37.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) MS Access
3 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (37.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (31.25%) Data Mining
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Data Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) Development Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Azure Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Cutover Manager
6 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (6.25%) NHS Information Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Validation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Ajax
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Sass
1 1 (6.25%) XHTML
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) NHS
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Validation
2 8 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 8 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (37.50%) ETL
4 6 (37.50%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (18.75%) Data Mapping
8 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
9 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
9 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
9 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
9 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) QA
2 7 (43.75%) Data Quality
3 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle