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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 219 232 228
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 26 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 6
Average daily rate
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£185 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.47% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £185 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £440 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-50.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.82 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 - £21.96
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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
6729 6375 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.52% 71.86% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3766 3478 3316
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 251 328
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Buckinghamshire +5 16 £185 -
Berkshire +12 4 £425 +126.66%
West Sussex - 2 - - 3
Kent - 2 £115 - 1
Surrey +1 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
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England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 45 (100.00%) Validation
2 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (28.89%) Migration
5 12 (26.67%) MS Office
6 11 (24.44%) Java
7 10 (22.22%) Project Management
7 10 (22.22%) Data Analysis
8 9 (20.00%) Finance
8 9 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (20.00%) Oracle
8 9 (20.00%) XML
8 9 (20.00%) MS Access
8 9 (20.00%) Windows
9 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
9 8 (17.78%) XSD
9 8 (17.78%) JUnit
9 8 (17.78%) CSS
9 8 (17.78%) JSP
9 8 (17.78%) HTML
9 8 (17.78%) MySQL
9 8 (17.78%) B2C
9 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
9 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
9 8 (17.78%) UNIX
9 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.78%) Confluence
9 8 (17.78%) hybris
9 8 (17.78%) Spring MVC

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
1 8 (17.78%) Confluence
2 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Spatial
3 4 (8.89%) ArcGIS
4 2 (4.44%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (26.67%) MS Office
3 9 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (17.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP SD
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) MS Access
2 8 (17.78%) MySQL
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.89%) Data Mining
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) JUnit
1 8 (17.78%) Subversion
1 8 (17.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Toad
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Hybris Developer
3 7 (15.56%) PMO Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Information Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) GIS Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Senior GIS Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Information Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Governance Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) XML
2 8 (17.78%) XSD
2 8 (17.78%) CSS
2 8 (17.78%) JSP
2 8 (17.78%) HTML
2 8 (17.78%) Spring MVC
2 8 (17.78%) jQuery
2 8 (17.78%) Spring
2 8 (17.78%) Ajax
3 4 (8.89%) ArcObjects
3 4 (8.89%) .NET
4 3 (6.67%) SOAP
4 3 (6.67%) Web Services
4 3 (6.67%) XSLT
4 3 (6.67%) SAP PI
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.89%) Statistics
1 4 (8.89%) GIS
2 3 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.22%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.22%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.22%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Validation
2 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (28.89%) Migration
4 10 (22.22%) Project Management
4 10 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 8 (17.78%) B2C
5 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
5 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
5 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
5 8 (17.78%) SEO
5 8 (17.78%) MVC
5 8 (17.78%) Scrum
6 5 (11.11%) ETL
7 4 (8.89%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.67%) Information Governance
8 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.67%) Resource Management
9 2 (4.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) Java
2 7 (15.56%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) ABAP
3 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) PMP
2 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.44%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) hybris
3 5 (11.11%) SAP
4 4 (8.89%) ESRI
5 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.22%) Remedy
5 1 (2.22%) ComArch