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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Validation
England / South East
Rank 230 235 248
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 8 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 6
Median daily rate £281 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £357 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £603 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 - £16.85

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
5834 6635 7239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.38% 79.97% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3426 3972 3993
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 282 243
Median hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.06% +76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Data Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +14 2 £338 +275.00%
Hampshire +9 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -5 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
Surrey - 1 £225 -
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 16 (100.00%) Validation
2 7 (43.75%) Data Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) ETL
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
4 5 (31.25%) Data Quality
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
6 3 (18.75%) Data Extraction
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (18.75%) Smoke Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
6 3 (18.75%) NHS
6 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
7 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) SAP
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) FinancialForce.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (12.50%) Spotfire
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) ETL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Business Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ERP Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ERP Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Reporting Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Extraction
1 3 (18.75%) NHS
1 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Economics
2 2 (12.50%) Life Science
2 2 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Validation
2 7 (43.75%) Data Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
3 6 (37.50%) ETL
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Smoke Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) Logistics
6 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) Data Quality
2 4 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Cognos
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
1 2 (12.50%) Tableau
1 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.25%) Infor
2 1 (6.25%) NetSuite
2 1 (6.25%) Talend
2 1 (6.25%) Workday