The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank - 76 69
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.38% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.52% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £243 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-23.25% +14.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-51.25% +150.00%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
640 770 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.09% 73.54% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 385 262
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.65% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.55 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Data Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Data Validation
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Fund Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Solvency II
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior QA Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Fund Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica