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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 364 375 364
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 38 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 26
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£450 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £47.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-58.94% +183.58%
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
17230 17814 17352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.57% 78.18% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12157 12792 11934
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
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 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 230 270
Average hourly rate £21.30 £21.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.65 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £50.00 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 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 29 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 +14 14 £500 +40.35% 2
West Drayton - 1 £210 -
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 90 (100.00%) Validation
2 47 (52.22%) SQL
3 32 (35.56%) Migration
4 27 (30.00%) Data Migration
5 24 (26.67%) Data Analysis
6 21 (23.33%) Finance
7 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (20.00%) SAP
9 16 (17.78%) QA
10 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 14 (15.56%) Data Cleansing
12 13 (14.44%) Degree
12 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (14.44%) Data Management
13 12 (13.33%) Banking
14 11 (12.22%) Data Modelling
14 11 (12.22%) ETL
14 11 (12.22%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (11.11%) Data Mapping
16 9 (10.00%) Data Governance
16 9 (10.00%) Analytics
16 9 (10.00%) Project Management
16 9 (10.00%) Business Objects
17 8 (8.89%) Java
17 8 (8.89%) SDLC
18 7 (7.78%) Performance Management
18 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 7 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
18 7 (7.78%) MySQL

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.44%) MS Office
2 1 (1.11%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) SAP MM
2 4 (4.44%) SAP PP
3 2 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.11%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.11%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (1.11%) thinkFolio
4 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.11%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.11%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.78%) MySQL
4 5 (5.56%) SAP BW
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.22%) QlikView
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (1.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.11%) Big Data
8 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.22%) LSMW
2 2 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.11%) Subversion
3 1 (1.11%) JUnit
3 1 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (23.33%) Finance
2 12 (13.33%) Banking
3 5 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.44%) Front Office
5 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.22%) Back Office
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (53.33%) Analyst
2 33 (36.67%) Data Analyst
3 9 (10.00%) Developer
3 9 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.89%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.89%) Data Manager
5 6 (6.67%) Consultant
5 6 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) SAP Data Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Tester
7 4 (4.44%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Data Migration Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Governance Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Data Migration Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.33%) Data Migration Consultant
8 3 (3.33%) SAP Functional Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Data Consultant
8 3 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) J2EE
2 3 (3.33%) Jinja
2 3 (3.33%) XML
2 3 (3.33%) HTML
2 3 (3.33%) .NET
3 2 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (1.11%) HTML5
4 1 (1.11%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.11%) jQuery
4 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.11%) Spring
4 1 (1.11%) Ajax
4 1 (1.11%) CSS
4 1 (1.11%) JSP
4 1 (1.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Data Conversion
3 5 (5.56%) Market Risk
4 4 (4.44%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.33%) Derivative
5 3 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.22%) NHS
6 2 (2.22%) Equities
6 2 (2.22%) Replication
6 2 (2.22%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.22%) FMCG
6 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.11%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.11%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) UNIX
2 1 (1.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (100.00%) Validation
2 32 (35.56%) Migration
3 27 (30.00%) Data Migration
4 24 (26.67%) Data Analysis
5 14 (15.56%) Data Cleansing
6 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (14.44%) Data Management
7 11 (12.22%) Data Modelling
7 11 (12.22%) ETL
7 11 (12.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (11.11%) Data Mapping
9 9 (10.00%) Data Governance
9 9 (10.00%) Analytics
9 9 (10.00%) Project Management
10 8 (8.89%) SDLC
11 7 (7.78%) Performance Management
11 7 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
12 6 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.22%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) Java
3 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.33%) C#
4 3 (3.33%) Python
4 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.11%) Perl
6 1 (1.11%) VB
6 1 (1.11%) ABAP
6 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.78%) QA
2 6 (6.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.22%) COREP
3 2 (2.22%) FINREP
4 1 (1.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) SAP
2 9 (10.00%) Business Objects
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle
4 4 (4.44%) ILOG
4 4 (4.44%) HP
4 4 (4.44%) IBM
5 3 (3.33%) Cadence
6 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.22%) Talend
7 1 (1.11%) Tableau
7 1 (1.11%) Facebook
7 1 (1.11%) Twitter
7 1 (1.11%) Vertica
7 1 (1.11%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.11%) hybris
7 1 (1.11%) Google
7 1 (1.11%) VMware
7 1 (1.11%) Cognos
7 1 (1.11%) Intel
7 1 (1.11%) Bloomberg
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