The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 257 226 224
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -2
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 13 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.37% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 5
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£228 £185 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.97% -56.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £115 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £205 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £185 £375
% change year-on-year
+39.18% -50.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £21.82 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £21.82 -
% change year-on-year
-47.29% -
Data Validation
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7601 6804 6394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.70% 74.39% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3831 3521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 260 258
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Data Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Validation across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Data Validation Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Data Validation Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Data Validation
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent +11 7 £213 +84.78% 1
Hampshire - 3 £459 - 1
Buckinghamshire -25 2 - -
Berkshire -7 1 £250 -41.17%
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 32 (100.00%) Validation
2 18 (56.25%) Data Analysis
2 18 (56.25%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) Data Modelling
3 11 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) Oracle
6 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (21.88%) Migration
6 7 (21.88%) ETL
6 7 (21.88%) Data Migration
7 6 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 5 (15.63%) Data Mapping
8 5 (15.63%) Data Management
8 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
8 5 (15.63%) VBA
8 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
8 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
9 4 (12.50%) XML
9 4 (12.50%) QlikView
9 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (9.38%) Performance Improvement
10 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
10 3 (9.38%) Finance
10 3 (9.38%) Publishing
10 3 (9.38%) Data Mining

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.50%) QlikView
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.38%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
1 3 (9.38%) Publishing
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Analyst
2 19 (59.38%) Data Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (6.25%) Data Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Project Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
2 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Validation
2 18 (56.25%) Data Analysis
3 11 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (34.38%) Data Modelling
4 7 (21.88%) ETL
4 7 (21.88%) Migration
4 7 (21.88%) Data Migration
5 6 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (15.63%) Data Mapping
6 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.63%) Data Management
7 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
10 1 (3.13%) Logical Data Model
10 1 (3.13%) Physical Data Model
10 1 (3.13%) Time Management
10 1 (3.13%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) VBA
3 1 (3.13%) Jython
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Sage
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