The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 379 388 384
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 46 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 18
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£425 £450 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £345 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £611
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £185 £283
% change year-on-year
+83.78% -34.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £23.62 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £55.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-79.09% +214.28%
Data Validation
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in London

Data Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Validation across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Data Validation Daily Rate Histogram in London

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Data Validation Hourly Rate Trend in London

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Validation across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Data Validation Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Data Validation
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 31 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
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Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 15 £500 -4.76% 2
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 89 (100.00%) Validation
2 50 (56.18%) SQL
3 34 (38.20%) Migration
4 25 (28.09%) Data Analysis
4 25 (28.09%) Data Migration
5 18 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (16.85%) Data Mapping
7 14 (15.73%) Degree
7 14 (15.73%) Finance
7 14 (15.73%) ETL
7 14 (15.73%) SQL Server
7 14 (15.73%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (14.61%) Data Modelling
8 13 (14.61%) Banking
8 13 (14.61%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (14.61%) Data Governance
8 13 (14.61%) Analytics
9 11 (12.36%) Workflow
10 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (11.24%) UNIX
10 10 (11.24%) Oracle
11 9 (10.11%) Data Management
11 9 (10.11%) Data Cleansing
12 8 (8.99%) Test Scripting
12 8 (8.99%) QA
12 8 (8.99%) Project Management
12 8 (8.99%) Shell Script
13 7 (7.87%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (7.87%) SAP
13 7 (7.87%) MS Excel

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (3.37%) PowerExchange
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.12%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.12%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (1.12%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.12%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.12%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) SAN
1 3 (3.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.73%) SQL Server
1 14 (15.73%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.87%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.74%) MySQL
4 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.37%) PowerCenter
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.25%) QlikView
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.12%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (1.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.12%) Big Data
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) JIRA
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.12%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Back Office
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.12%) Front Office
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (49.44%) Analyst
2 27 (30.34%) Data Analyst
3 9 (10.11%) Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Test Analyst
4 8 (8.99%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) Consultant
5 7 (7.87%) Data Migration Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Governance Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Risk Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Administrator
8 3 (3.37%) Tester
8 3 (3.37%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.25%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) J2EE
1 4 (4.49%) Jinja
2 3 (3.37%) Web Services
2 3 (3.37%) XML
3 2 (2.25%) HTML
3 2 (2.25%) .NET
4 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.12%) JSON
4 1 (1.12%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) Data Integration
3 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.37%) EMC Centera
5 3 (3.37%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.25%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.25%) Equities
7 1 (1.12%) Informatics
7 1 (1.12%) CMDB
7 1 (1.12%) Replication
7 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.12%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.12%) NHS
7 1 (1.12%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.12%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) UNIX
2 4 (4.49%) Linux
3 3 (3.37%) AIX
4 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (100.00%) Validation
2 34 (38.20%) Migration
3 25 (28.09%) Data Analysis
3 25 (28.09%) Data Migration
4 15 (16.85%) Data Mapping
5 14 (15.73%) ETL
6 13 (14.61%) Data Modelling
6 13 (14.61%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (14.61%) Data Governance
6 13 (14.61%) Analytics
7 11 (12.36%) Workflow
8 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.11%) Data Management
9 9 (10.11%) Data Cleansing
10 8 (8.99%) Test Scripting
10 8 (8.99%) Project Management
11 7 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (7.87%) Business Analysis
12 6 (6.74%) Performance Management
12 6 (6.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 50 (56.18%) SQL
2 8 (8.99%) Shell Script
3 6 (6.74%) Java
4 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.49%) Python
5 3 (3.37%) Korn
5 3 (3.37%) C-shell
5 3 (3.37%) C#
5 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) QA
2 5 (5.62%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.25%) COREP
3 2 (2.25%) FINREP
4 1 (1.12%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) Oracle
2 7 (7.87%) SAP
2 7 (7.87%) Cadence
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.74%) HP
4 5 (5.62%) hybris
5 4 (4.49%) Informatica
5 4 (4.49%) ILOG
5 4 (4.49%) IBM
6 3 (3.37%) WorldPay
6 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.37%) EMC
7 1 (1.12%) Intel
7 1 (1.12%) Cognos
7 1 (1.12%) Siebel
7 1 (1.12%) Sybase
7 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.12%) VMware
7 1 (1.12%) Tableau
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