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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 99 100 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.061% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.19% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 - £16.85
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
1394 1550 1122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.74% 79.61% 75.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 894 711
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 30
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Data Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) CIMA
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) ACCA
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (33.33%) PostGIS
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) WorldPay
2 1 (33.33%) QGIS
2 1 (33.33%) Spatial Data

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) GIS
1 1 (33.33%) QGIS
1 1 (33.33%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Validation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (33.33%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ACCA
1 1 (33.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) WorldPay