The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 144 133 107
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -26
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.22% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.30% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
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£265 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £185 £375
% change year-on-year
+39.18% -50.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £21.82 -
% change year-on-year
-47.29% -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2532 2308 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.70% 72.99% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1522 1050
Average daily rate £400 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 89 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Validation across the South West region.

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Data Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Validation across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Data Validation Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation across the South West region.

Data Validation Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Data Validation
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Wiltshire - 3 £200 -
Devon -1 1 £300 +33.33%
Bristol -3 1 £425 - 1
Gloucestershire -6 1 - -
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 8 (100.00%) Validation
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 3 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) Informatica
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Fund Accounting
6 1 (12.50%) Visualforce
6 1 (12.50%) Apex Code
6 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
6 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (12.50%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) NHS Information Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Solvency II Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) OBIEE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
5 1 (12.50%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Apex Code
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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