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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 237 228 219
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 21 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.084% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £425 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £21.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-19.76% +90.90%
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
7173 5901 6020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.01% 70.67% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4047 3209 2924
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 230 349
Average hourly rate £21.99 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.71% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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
Berkshire +1 1 £325 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £300 -
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 46 (100.00%) Validation
2 24 (52.17%) MS Excel
3 21 (45.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (30.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (28.26%) Telecoms
5 13 (28.26%) SQL
5 13 (28.26%) MS Office
6 11 (23.91%) Windows
6 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
6 11 (23.91%) Migration
6 11 (23.91%) Windows 7
7 10 (21.74%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (21.74%) Finance
7 10 (21.74%) MS Access
8 7 (15.22%) Data Analysis
9 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
9 6 (13.04%) NHS
10 5 (10.87%) SLA
10 5 (10.87%) ODBC
10 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (10.87%) Coaching
11 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
11 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (8.70%) Web Services
11 4 (8.70%) Oracle
11 4 (8.70%) Siebel
11 4 (8.70%) Oracle Reports

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
3 1 (2.17%) Lync
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 24 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 14 (30.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (28.26%) MS Office
4 10 (21.74%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) MS Access
2 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) JUnit
2 1 (2.17%) Toad
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 13 (28.26%) Telecoms
2 10 (21.74%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Information Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Project Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) PMO Lead
5 2 (4.35%) Governance Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) NHS Information Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
5 2 (4.35%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.35%) Tester
5 2 (4.35%) Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Administrator
6 1 (2.17%) Performance Tester
6 1 (2.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Portfolio Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) ODBC
2 4 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) JSP
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) XSD
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) Ajax
3 1 (2.17%) ArcObjects
3 1 (2.17%) Spring
3 1 (2.17%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) NHS
2 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) GIS
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Economics
4 1 (2.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
1 11 (23.91%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Validation
2 21 (45.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (23.91%) Migration
4 7 (15.22%) Data Analysis
5 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.87%) Coaching
6 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (8.70%) EAI
6 4 (8.70%) Project Management
6 4 (8.70%) Workflow
7 3 (6.52%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.52%) Information Governance
8 2 (4.35%) Document Management
8 2 (4.35%) Logistics
8 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.17%) ETL
9 1 (2.17%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
1 2 (4.35%) ECDL
1 2 (4.35%) PMP
1 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.17%) Solvency II
3 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Siebel
3 1 (2.17%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Cerner
3 1 (2.17%) Informatica
3 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.17%) ESRI
3 1 (2.17%) hybris