The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 378 376 346
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -30
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 33 38 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.20% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 46
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£463 £431 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £234 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £604 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £296 £325
% change year-on-year
-37.55% -8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -28.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
+214.28% -20.30%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18167 18542 19451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.94% 76.48% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12695 12898 12907
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 260 374
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Data Validation
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
City of London +10 8 £525 +20.00% 4
Docklands, London - 1 £375 -
Harrow - - - -
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 70 (100.00%) Validation
2 25 (35.71%) SAP
3 23 (32.86%) Data Analysis
4 22 (31.43%) SQL
5 21 (30.00%) Migration
6 18 (25.71%) Data Migration
6 18 (25.71%) Data Cleansing
7 17 (24.29%) Finance
8 16 (22.86%) Oracle
9 15 (21.43%) Data Mapping
9 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
9 15 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 15 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (20.00%) Oracle Database
11 13 (18.57%) Data Quality
12 12 (17.14%) RDBMS
12 12 (17.14%) PL/SQL
12 12 (17.14%) Banking
13 11 (15.71%) SAP CO
13 11 (15.71%) Hyperion
13 11 (15.71%) FMCG
13 11 (15.71%) BusinessObjects XI
13 11 (15.71%) Incident Management
14 10 (14.29%) Scrum
15 9 (12.86%) SAP FI/CO
15 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
15 9 (12.86%) SAP FI
15 9 (12.86%) Analytics
16 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (11.43%) Business Objects

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (4.29%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.29%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) SAS
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.43%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (15.71%) SAP CO
2 9 (12.86%) SAP FI
2 9 (12.86%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (5.71%) SAP SD
4 3 (4.29%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (2.86%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.43%) Workday HCM
6 1 (1.43%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.43%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.43%) SAP Retail
6 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.43%) SAP EHS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.43%) Firewall
1 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 14 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 12 (17.14%) RDBMS
4 11 (15.71%) BusinessObjects XI
5 6 (8.57%) MS Access
5 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.29%) MySQL
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.86%) Star Schema
8 2 (2.86%) SQLPlus
9 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.43%) QlikView
9 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (1.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) LSMW
2 3 (4.29%) Subversion
2 3 (4.29%) JIRA
2 3 (4.29%) JUnit
3 2 (2.86%) Toad
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 12 (17.14%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (65.71%) Analyst
2 28 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 16 (22.86%) SAP Analyst
4 15 (21.43%) SAP Data Analyst
5 13 (18.57%) Business Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Consultant
7 6 (8.57%) Developer
7 6 (8.57%) SAP Functional Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Systems Integration Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) SAP SD Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Coordinator
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Data Migration Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Integration Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
11 2 (2.86%) SAP Technical Consultant
11 2 (2.86%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) XML
2 4 (5.71%) HTML
3 3 (4.29%) CSS
3 3 (4.29%) JSP
3 3 (4.29%) Spring
3 3 (4.29%) Ajax
3 3 (4.29%) Spring MVC
3 3 (4.29%) jQuery
3 3 (4.29%) XSD
4 2 (2.86%) ODBC
5 1 (1.43%) HTML5
5 1 (1.43%) D3.js
5 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) FMCG
2 4 (5.71%) Data Conversion
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.86%) EPoS
5 1 (1.43%) NHS
5 1 (1.43%) DTV
5 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) CMDB
5 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (100.00%) Validation
2 23 (32.86%) Data Analysis
3 21 (30.00%) Migration
4 18 (25.71%) Data Migration
4 18 (25.71%) Data Cleansing
5 15 (21.43%) Data Mapping
5 15 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (15.71%) Incident Management
7 10 (14.29%) Scrum
8 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
8 9 (12.86%) Analytics
9 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
11 6 (8.57%) Data Management
12 5 (7.14%) Asset Management
12 5 (7.14%) Release Management
12 5 (7.14%) ETL
12 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.43%) SQL
2 12 (17.14%) PL/SQL
3 8 (11.43%) VBA
4 4 (5.71%) Java
5 2 (2.86%) C#
5 2 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (1.43%) C
6 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) MCSD
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.86%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) SAP
2 16 (22.86%) Oracle
3 11 (15.71%) Hyperion
4 8 (11.43%) Business Objects
5 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.71%) SunGard
7 3 (4.29%) hybris
7 3 (4.29%) Informatica
8 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.43%) Teradata
8 1 (1.43%) DataFlux
8 1 (1.43%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.43%) Cognos
8 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.43%) Dell
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago