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 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 140 - 122
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% - 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
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£338 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 - £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £21.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-19.76% +90.90%
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
2295 1772 1758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.26% 71.22% 70.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1140 1104
Average daily rate £413 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 95 101
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £13.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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
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 27 January 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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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
Wiltshire - 1 £310 -
Bristol - - - -
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (100.00%) Validation
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Informatica
4 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
5 3 (30.00%) NHS
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Data Management
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
7 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
7 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
1 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) OBIEE Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) NHS Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSD
1 1 (10.00%) XSL
1 1 (10.00%) XSLT
1 1 (10.00%) XUL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) BPR
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
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