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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Validation
England / London
Rank 385 374 338
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -36
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 18 37 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.21% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 35
Median daily rate £388 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.06% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £538 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 - £16.85

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
16411 17610 16936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.50% 84.21% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11831 12466 12257
Median daily rate £495 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 211 191
Median hourly rate £32.25 £25.69 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.53% +25.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 18 January 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 7 £350 -33.33%
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 50 (100.00%) Validation
2 22 (44.00%) SQL
3 18 (36.00%) Migration
4 14 (28.00%) Data Migration
5 13 (26.00%) Finance
6 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
7 11 (22.00%) Data Modelling
8 10 (20.00%) ETL
8 10 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (18.00%) Data Management
9 9 (18.00%) Data Analysis
9 9 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (18.00%) SAP
9 9 (18.00%) Data Quality
10 8 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (16.00%) MS Office
10 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (16.00%) Change Management
11 7 (14.00%) Project Management
11 7 (14.00%) Big Data
11 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
11 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (14.00%) Integration Testing
12 6 (12.00%) Data Cleansing
12 6 (12.00%) QA
12 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.00%) Banking

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (8.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.00%) MS Office
3 5 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (4.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (8.00%) SAP PM
2 2 (4.00%) Maximo
2 2 (4.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.00%) Markit EDM
3 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.00%) ResourceLink
3 1 (2.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (4.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) Big Data
3 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.00%) QlikView
5 3 (6.00%) SAP BW
6 2 (4.00%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.00%) DB2
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.00%) Data Mart
7 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) ERwin
1 2 (4.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.00%) TestLink
2 1 (2.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Back Office
4 2 (4.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Data Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Test Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Validation Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Data Migration Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Migration Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.00%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Data Migration Lead
7 3 (6.00%) ETL Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Transformation Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
1 5 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (6.00%) HTML
2 3 (6.00%) SAP CO-PA
3 2 (4.00%) XBRL
4 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.00%) BAPI
4 1 (2.00%) HTML5
4 1 (2.00%) Node.js
4 1 (2.00%) SAP ALE
4 1 (2.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.00%) Data Conversion
4 4 (8.00%) Replication
5 3 (6.00%) User Experience
6 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.00%) Credit Risk
6 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.00%) CMDB
7 1 (2.00%) Data Extraction
7 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.00%) Economics
7 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
7 1 (2.00%) Reinsurance
7 1 (2.00%) Statistics
7 1 (2.00%) Taxonomies
7 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Validation
2 18 (36.00%) Migration
3 14 (28.00%) Data Migration
4 11 (22.00%) Data Modelling
5 10 (20.00%) ETL
6 9 (18.00%) Data Analysis
6 9 (18.00%) Data Management
6 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (16.00%) Change Management
7 8 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (14.00%) Integration Testing
8 7 (14.00%) Project Management
8 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
8 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (12.00%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (10.00%) Analytics
10 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.00%) Data Mapping
10 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) C#
3 4 (8.00%) VBA
4 3 (6.00%) VB
4 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.00%) C
5 2 (4.00%) R
5 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) ABAP
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) PMP
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) Data Quality
2 6 (12.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) PMBOK
3 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) SAP
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) Informatica
3 5 (10.00%) Tableau
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (4.00%) Adobe
5 2 (4.00%) Google
5 2 (4.00%) Talend
5 2 (4.00%) Yardi
6 1 (2.00%) BMC
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Northgate
6 1 (2.00%) Remedy
6 1 (2.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.00%) Workday