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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank - 71 76
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.16% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £325 £560
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.85 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -19.76%
Data Validation
Berkshire

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
751 614 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.24% 70.09% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 345 367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 22
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft