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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 103 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.065% 0.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £405 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £373
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -58.94%
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
1330 1210 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.08% 85.94% 82.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 872 721
Median daily rate £425 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 17
Median hourly rate £12.10 £17.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% +8.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.28 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £175.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 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
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 27 May 2016, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 16 (100.00%) Validation
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
4 10 (62.50%) MS Access
5 9 (56.25%) QA
6 7 (43.75%) Project Management
6 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (43.75%) MS Visio
6 7 (43.75%) ETL
6 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 7 (43.75%) MS Office
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (43.75%) Data Analysis
6 7 (43.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (37.50%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (37.50%) MS Project
7 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
7 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
8 5 (31.25%) Data Mining
8 5 (31.25%) Data Quality
8 5 (31.25%) Analytics
9 4 (25.00%) Migration
10 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
10 3 (18.75%) NHS

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 7 (43.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (43.75%) MS Visio
3 6 (37.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) 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%) Pentaho
7 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Development Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Cutover Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SSAS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Analyst
5 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 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) NHS
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) AIX
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Validation
2 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (43.75%) Data Analysis
2 7 (43.75%) ETL
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 5 (31.25%) Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
8 1 (6.25%) Change Management
8 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
8 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
2 5 (31.25%) Data Quality
3 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle