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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 143 146 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.093% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £324 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.85 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -19.76%
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
2415 2429 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.07% 75.34% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1599 1213
Average daily rate £380 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 97
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol - 1 - -
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (25.00%) Informatica
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Fund Accounting
4 1 (25.00%) Solvency II
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) OBIEE Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) OSS Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Solvency II Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Informatica
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle