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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank - 140 137
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 0 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.063% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.081% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £315 £185
% change year-on-year
+26.98% +70.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £9.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+352.63% -82.72%
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
2386 2469 2358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.20% 77.16% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 1656 1578
Median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 112 105
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £18.42 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Data Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) OSS Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft