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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 233 228 229
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 19 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 6
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£250 £243 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £105 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £381 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £396 £281
% change year-on-year
-26.13% +40.80%
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%
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
7474 6705 6047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.13% 72.07% 70.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4217 3738 3163
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 262 261
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Hampshire +9 10 £185 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £413 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £303 - 1
Surrey -1 1 - -
Berkshire -7 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £575 -
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 31 (100.00%) Validation
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.81%) Data Analysis
4 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
4 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (19.35%) Data Management
6 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
6 6 (19.35%) Data Mining
6 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
7 5 (16.13%) ODBC
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle
7 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (16.13%) Workflow
7 5 (16.13%) Finance
7 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
8 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (12.90%) QlikView
8 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Web Services
8 4 (12.90%) Siebel
8 4 (12.90%) EAI
9 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (9.68%) Java
9 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
9 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
9 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Lync
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Data Mining
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.90%) QlikView
3 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.45%) Base SAS
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.23%) MS Access
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Military
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Data Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Data Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) PMO Lead
4 2 (6.45%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (6.45%) Tester
4 2 (6.45%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Project Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) ODBC
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) Spring
4 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) Reference Data
3 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Validation
2 8 (25.81%) Data Analysis
3 6 (19.35%) Data Management
3 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
4 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (16.13%) Workflow
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.90%) EAI
6 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.45%) Coaching
7 2 (6.45%) Data Reconciliation
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) ETL
8 1 (3.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) C
3 2 (6.45%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Siebel
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Informatica
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £335 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
Orgtel
Rate: £120 - £135 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago