The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.19% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£441 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £185 £296
% change year-on-year
+62.16% -37.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £55.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-79.09% +214.28%
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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 Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
267 140 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.70% 64.81% 74.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 75 104
Average daily rate £413 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.70% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Data Validation
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VBA
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Data Mapping
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Publishing
3 2 (50.00%) Degree

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Data Mapping
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft