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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 87 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.24% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £316
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £21.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-19.76% +90.90%
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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
1055 840 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.72% 74.20% 70.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 440 437
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 40 49
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £33.00 £85.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) BigQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (25.00%) Talend
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) ETL

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (25.00%) BigQuery
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Talend
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle