The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 101 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.36% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.85 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -19.76%
Data Validation
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1490 1098 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.82% 77.43% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 668 468
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 33
Average hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Data Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) SEO
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) B2C
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) JSP
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XSD
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Ajax
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) Spring MVC
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Kanban

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (57.14%) Confluence
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) OLAP
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Hybris Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Lead Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Report Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Ajax
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
1 4 (57.14%) JSP
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
1 4 (57.14%) Spring MVC
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) iPad
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) B2C
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Kanban
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) SEO
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) hybris
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft