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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 223 238 239
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 20 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 6
Average daily rate
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£185 £425 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.47% +50.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £425 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £443 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £189 £375 £308
% change year-on-year
-49.66% +21.95%
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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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
6806 6247 7090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.34% 71.52% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 3470 3387
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £245
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 269 251 313
Average hourly rate £21.82 £29.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.75% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Berkshire - 3 £425 -
West Sussex - 2 - - 1
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (100.00%) Validation
2 19 (43.18%) MS Excel
3 16 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (29.55%) MS Office
4 13 (29.55%) Migration
5 11 (25.00%) Java
6 10 (22.73%) MS Access
6 10 (22.73%) Windows
6 10 (22.73%) Project Management
6 10 (22.73%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
7 9 (20.45%) Data Analysis
7 9 (20.45%) Finance
7 9 (20.45%) XML
8 8 (18.18%) XSD
8 8 (18.18%) Tomcat
8 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
8 8 (18.18%) HTML
8 8 (18.18%) MySQL
8 8 (18.18%) Oracle
8 8 (18.18%) JUnit
8 8 (18.18%) CSS
8 8 (18.18%) JSP
8 8 (18.18%) UNIX
8 8 (18.18%) B2C
8 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 8 (18.18%) SEO
8 8 (18.18%) MVC
8 8 (18.18%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 8 (18.18%) Confluence
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Spatial
2 4 (9.09%) ArcGIS
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.27%) SAS
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (43.18%) MS Excel
2 13 (29.55%) MS Office
3 10 (22.73%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) MS Access
2 8 (18.18%) MySQL
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (9.09%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) JUnit
1 8 (18.18%) JIRA
1 8 (18.18%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Toad
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Hybris Developer
3 7 (15.91%) PMO Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Information Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) GIS Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Senior GIS Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Governance Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Information Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Coordinator
8 1 (2.27%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) XML
2 8 (18.18%) XSD
2 8 (18.18%) HTML
2 8 (18.18%) CSS
2 8 (18.18%) JSP
2 8 (18.18%) Ajax
2 8 (18.18%) Spring MVC
2 8 (18.18%) jQuery
2 8 (18.18%) Spring
3 4 (9.09%) ArcObjects
3 4 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (4.55%) SAP PI
4 2 (4.55%) SOAP
4 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) XSLT
5 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Statistics
1 4 (9.09%) NHS
1 4 (9.09%) GIS
1 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.27%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
1 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
2 8 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Validation
2 16 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (29.55%) Migration
4 10 (22.73%) Project Management
5 9 (20.45%) Data Analysis
6 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 8 (18.18%) B2C
6 8 (18.18%) SEO
6 8 (18.18%) MVC
6 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Scrum
6 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.36%) ETL
8 4 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (6.82%) Information Governance
9 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.82%) Coaching
9 3 (6.82%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) Java
2 7 (15.91%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) Python
3 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.55%) ABAP
5 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) PMP
2 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.55%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 8 (18.18%) hybris
2 4 (9.09%) ESRI
2 4 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Cerner