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 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 239 224 220
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 21 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 6
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£293 £165 £221
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -25.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £89 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £181 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £331 £306
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £47.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-58.94% +183.58%
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
7191 6515 5708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.18% 72.88% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4106 3623 3017
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 262 241
Average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 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 27 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 +14 8 £185 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £423 -
Buckinghamshire +1 4 £450 +157.14% 4
West Sussex - 2 £303 -
Berkshire -2 1 - -
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 27 (100.00%) Validation
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
3 13 (48.15%) Data Analysis
4 11 (40.74%) Data Modelling
5 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
6 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
7 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
8 7 (25.93%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (22.22%) Data Management
9 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 5 (18.52%) Data Mining
10 5 (18.52%) VBA
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle
10 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
10 5 (18.52%) Data Mapping
11 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
11 4 (14.81%) QlikView
11 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
12 3 (11.11%) Publishing
12 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
12 3 (11.11%) Java
12 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (11.11%) XML
12 3 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
13 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
13 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
13 2 (7.41%) Base SAS
13 2 (7.41%) Data Migration

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 (7.41%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Data Mining
2 4 (14.81%) QlikView
3 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) Base SAS
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 3 (11.11%) Publishing
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Analyst
2 15 (55.56%) Data Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Data Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Project Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) SAP WM Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SAS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Reference Data
3 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Validation
2 13 (48.15%) Data Analysis
3 11 (40.74%) Data Modelling
4 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (22.22%) Data Management
6 5 (18.52%) Data Mapping
6 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.41%) Migration
9 2 (7.41%) Data Reconciliation
9 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
10 1 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (3.70%) Data Entry
10 1 (3.70%) Logical Data Model
10 1 (3.70%) Workflow
10 1 (3.70%) CRM
10 1 (3.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) VBA
3 3 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Jython
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) HP
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