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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 364 370 355
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 44 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £285 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £396 £281
% change year-on-year
-26.13% +40.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.12 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-51.25% +150.00%
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
17519 18237 16983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.29% 78.19% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12272 12958 11811
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 229 237
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -24.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 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
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 +4 14 £450 +34.32% 5
West Drayton - 1 £210 -
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Validation
2 55 (50.46%) SQL
3 49 (44.95%) Migration
4 38 (34.86%) Data Migration
5 28 (25.69%) Data Analysis
6 25 (22.94%) SAP
7 23 (21.10%) Finance
8 21 (19.27%) Data Cleansing
9 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (16.51%) QA
11 16 (14.68%) Data Mapping
11 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
12 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (11.93%) Data Modelling
13 13 (11.93%) ETL
13 13 (11.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (11.01%) Banking
14 12 (11.01%) Data Management
15 11 (10.09%) GAP Analysis
15 11 (10.09%) Project Management
15 11 (10.09%) Analytics
15 11 (10.09%) Data Conversion
15 11 (10.09%) Degree
16 10 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (9.17%) Data Transformation
16 10 (9.17%) Oracle
17 9 (8.26%) SAP MM
17 9 (8.26%) Business Objects
17 9 (8.26%) Data Governance
17 9 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.75%) Confluence
3 2 (1.83%) Drupal
3 2 (1.83%) WordPress
3 2 (1.83%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS Project
3 1 (0.92%) FastStats
3 1 (0.92%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (8.26%) SAP MM
2 5 (4.59%) SAP PP
3 3 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.92%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.92%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.92%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.92%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.34%) MySQL
5 5 (4.59%) SAP BW
5 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.75%) QlikView
8 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.92%) Big Data
9 1 (0.92%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) JIRA
2 5 (4.59%) Subversion
3 3 (2.75%) LSMW
3 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.75%) JUnit
4 2 (1.83%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.92%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 23 (21.10%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) Front Office
3 5 (4.59%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (52.29%) Analyst
2 35 (32.11%) Data Analyst
3 16 (14.68%) Developer
4 13 (11.93%) Business Analyst
5 12 (11.01%) SAP Analyst
6 11 (10.09%) SAP Data Analyst
7 10 (9.17%) Functional Analyst
8 9 (8.26%) Consultant
8 9 (8.26%) SAP Functional Analyst
9 8 (7.34%) Data Manager
9 8 (7.34%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.59%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Performance Analyst
11 4 (3.67%) Data Consultant
11 4 (3.67%) Tester
11 4 (3.67%) SQL Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Migration Consultant
11 4 (3.67%) Governance Analyst
12 3 (2.75%) Senior Manager
12 3 (2.75%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.50%) XML
1 6 (5.50%) .NET
2 5 (4.59%) HTML
2 5 (4.59%) CSS
2 5 (4.59%) Ajax
2 5 (4.59%) jQuery
3 4 (3.67%) XSD
4 3 (2.75%) Jinja
4 3 (2.75%) JSP
4 3 (2.75%) Spring
4 3 (2.75%) Spring MVC
5 2 (1.83%) CSS3
5 2 (1.83%) HTML5
5 2 (1.83%) XHTML
6 1 (0.92%) ODBC
6 1 (0.92%) Web Services
6 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.09%) Data Conversion
3 5 (4.59%) Market Risk
4 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.67%) FMCG
4 4 (3.67%) Replication
5 3 (2.75%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.75%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.75%) Derivative
5 3 (2.75%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (2.75%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.83%) iPad
6 2 (1.83%) Open Source
6 2 (1.83%) NHS
7 1 (0.92%) Equities
7 1 (0.92%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.34%) UNIX
2 7 (6.42%) Windows
3 6 (5.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (100.00%) Validation
2 49 (44.95%) Migration
3 38 (34.86%) Data Migration
4 28 (25.69%) Data Analysis
5 21 (19.27%) Data Cleansing
6 16 (14.68%) Data Mapping
7 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (11.93%) Data Modelling
8 13 (11.93%) ETL
9 12 (11.01%) Data Management
10 11 (10.09%) GAP Analysis
10 11 (10.09%) Project Management
10 11 (10.09%) Analytics
11 10 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (9.17%) Data Transformation
12 9 (8.26%) Data Governance
13 8 (7.34%) Test Scripting
14 7 (6.42%) Unit Testing
14 7 (6.42%) Performance Management
15 6 (5.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (50.46%) SQL
2 6 (5.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.59%) Java
4 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.75%) Python
4 3 (2.75%) C#
5 2 (1.83%) Ruby
5 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.83%) Perl
5 2 (1.83%) PHP
6 1 (0.92%) VB
6 1 (0.92%) ABAP
6 1 (0.92%) VBA
6 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) Degree
2 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.51%) QA
2 6 (5.50%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.83%) COREP
3 2 (1.83%) FINREP
4 1 (0.92%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (22.94%) SAP
2 10 (9.17%) Oracle
3 9 (8.26%) Business Objects
4 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.50%) HP
4 6 (5.50%) Citrix
5 3 (2.75%) Cadence
5 3 (2.75%) hybris
5 3 (2.75%) Google
6 2 (1.83%) Talend
7 1 (0.92%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.92%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.92%) Cognos
7 1 (0.92%) Siebel
7 1 (0.92%) Tableau
7 1 (0.92%) Facebook
7 1 (0.92%) Twitter
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