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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 267 246 236
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -10
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 11 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 1
Average daily rate £475 £250 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -39.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -51.25%
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
7656 7738 6987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.46% 77.76% 74.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4726 4347 3890
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 280 275
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Buckinghamshire +20 6 £350 -15.15% 1
Berkshire +9 2 - -
Hampshire -9 2 £600 +224.32%
East Sussex - 1 £285 -
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) Validation
2 10 (37.04%) Data Analysis
3 9 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
5 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 5 (18.52%) SAS
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
7 4 (14.81%) Finance
7 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
7 4 (14.81%) Base SAS
7 4 (14.81%) VBA
7 4 (14.81%) XML
7 4 (14.81%) ETL
7 4 (14.81%) Data Management
7 4 (14.81%) Data Transformation
8 3 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (7.41%) Defect Management
9 2 (7.41%) Kanban
9 2 (7.41%) Confluence
9 2 (7.41%) hybris
9 2 (7.41%) iPad
9 2 (7.41%) Data Governance
9 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
9 2 (7.41%) Subversion
9 2 (7.41%) Information Management
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
9 2 (7.41%) Data Stewardship

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (18.52%) SAS
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Base SAS
2 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
2 2 (7.41%) DB2
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
1 2 (7.41%) JUnit
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Data Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) ETL Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Hybris Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SAS Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SAS Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) Ajax
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
2 2 (7.41%) JSP
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) Spring
2 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) XSD
3 1 (3.70%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) iPad
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Validation
2 10 (37.04%) Data Analysis
3 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
4 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.81%) Data Management
5 4 (14.81%) Data Transformation
5 4 (14.81%) ETL
5 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
6 3 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Analytics
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
7 2 (7.41%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (7.41%) Data Governance
7 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Data Stewardship
7 2 (7.41%) Defect Management
7 2 (7.41%) Kanban
7 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) VBA
3 2 (7.41%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) hybris
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
1 2 (7.41%) SAP
1 2 (7.41%) Teradata
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com