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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 229 255 245
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 10 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 12
Median daily rate £338 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £278 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £625 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £355 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +13.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 - £16.85
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
6197 7568 7549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.98% 79.76% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3672 4467 4224
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 311 285
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 2 £406 +351.38%
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - -
Middlesex -4 1 £500 -
Surrey - 1 £225 -
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) Validation
2 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) JIRA
3 16 (51.61%) Performance Testing
4 15 (48.39%) QA
4 15 (48.39%) Confluence
5 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (41.94%) Java
6 13 (41.94%) JUnit
6 13 (41.94%) Talend Open Studio
6 13 (41.94%) Talend
6 13 (41.94%) Maven
7 12 (38.71%) Data Analysis
7 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
7 12 (38.71%) Web Services
7 12 (38.71%) API Testing
8 11 (35.48%) Project Management
8 11 (35.48%) Scrum
8 11 (35.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (35.48%) Kanban
9 10 (32.26%) Product Management
9 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (32.26%) SoapUI
9 10 (32.26%) Process Improvement
9 10 (32.26%) Time Management
9 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
9 10 (32.26%) Data Cleansing
9 10 (32.26%) Change Management

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 15 (48.39%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) FinancialForce.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) JIRA
2 13 (41.94%) JUnit
2 13 (41.94%) Maven
2 13 (41.94%) Talend Open Studio
3 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
4 10 (32.26%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (16.13%) Publishing
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Test Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) ETL Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior QA Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Tester
8 1 (3.23%) HR Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Project Implementation Manager
8 1 (3.23%) QA Leader
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Validation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Web Services
2 10 (32.26%) SOAP
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Data Extraction
3 3 (9.68%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Validation
2 16 (51.61%) Performance Testing
3 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) API Testing
4 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (38.71%) Data Analysis
5 11 (35.48%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (35.48%) Kanban
5 11 (35.48%) Project Management
5 11 (35.48%) Scrum
6 10 (32.26%) Change Management
6 10 (32.26%) Data Cleansing
6 10 (32.26%) Process Improvement
6 10 (32.26%) Product Management
6 10 (32.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (32.26%) Test Planning
6 10 (32.26%) Time Management
7 9 (29.03%) Defect Tracking
7 9 (29.03%) IT Audit
8 7 (22.58%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) VBA
4 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (48.39%) QA
2 7 (22.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Talend
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Cognos
4 1 (3.23%) Infor
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) NetSuite
4 1 (3.23%) Workday