The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 566 514 527
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +13
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 75 118 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 72 39
Median daily rate £400 £306 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £160 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £293 £396
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -26.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.81 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% -47.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -51.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45312 44104 42407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.52% 78.83% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29953 27498 26558
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1036 1290 1223
Median hourly rate £33.99 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £48.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Validation within the UK.

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Validation
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Validation within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Data Validation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation within the UK.

Data Validation Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Validation
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -57 73 £400 +33.33% 12
London -25 34 £500 +25.00% 8
East of England +10 9 £258 -28.47%
South East -22 9 £600 +140.00% 1
City of London +36 8 £475 +5.55% 3
West Midlands -10 6 £400 -5.88% 1
Ipswich - 6 £250 -
Suffolk - 6 £250 -
Buckinghamshire +14 5 - - 1
South West -2 4 £350 -9.09%
North West -19 4 £400 +37.93%
Coventry - 4 £400 - 1
Yorkshire +3 3 £381 +27.08% 2
West Yorkshire -1 3 £381 +27.08% 1
North East -30 3 £260 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £260 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £260 -
Berkshire +2 2 - -
Hampshire +1 2 £600 +224.32%
Bristol -1 2 £350 -
Leeds -10 2 £405 +35.00% 1
Lancashire - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £363 -
Southampton - 2 £600 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £363 -
Somerset +7 1 £288 -31.54%
Essex 0 1 £250 -28.57%
Warwickshire -1 1 £320 -
Manchester -15 1 - -
Edinburgh -16 1 - -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 173 (100.00%) Validation
2 80 (46.24%) SQL
3 58 (33.53%) Finance
4 44 (25.43%) Data Analysis
5 41 (23.70%) Migration
6 39 (22.54%) Data Modelling
7 38 (21.97%) Data Quality
8 36 (20.81%) SQL Server
9 35 (20.23%) ETL
10 34 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (19.08%) MS Excel
12 32 (18.50%) Banking
13 31 (17.92%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (16.18%) QA
15 27 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (15.61%) Oracle
16 26 (15.03%) Project Management
17 25 (14.45%) Data Migration
18 24 (13.87%) Test Scripting
18 24 (13.87%) Microsoft
19 22 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (12.72%) Analytics
20 21 (12.14%) C#
21 18 (10.40%) Java
21 18 (10.40%) MS Access
22 17 (9.83%) SharePoint
22 17 (9.83%) Informatica
23 16 (9.25%) XML
23 16 (9.25%) MS PowerPoint
24 15 (8.67%) Degree

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills 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 17 (9.83%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.62%) SAS
3 7 (4.05%) Confluence
4 6 (3.47%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.89%) PowerExchange
6 3 (1.73%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.58%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (19.08%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (7.51%) MS Office
4 10 (5.78%) MS Project
4 10 (5.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.58%) HFM
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.16%) AdWords
2 2 (1.16%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.89%) NAS
1 5 (2.89%) SAN
2 3 (1.73%) BT 21CN
3 2 (1.16%) ATM
4 1 (0.58%) Skype
4 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.81%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.92%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (10.40%) MS Access
4 15 (8.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (8.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (5.78%) Data Mining
7 9 (5.20%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (4.62%) MySQL
8 8 (4.62%) Oracle Database
8 8 (4.62%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (4.05%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (2.89%) DB2
10 5 (2.89%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (2.89%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.89%) PowerCenter
11 4 (2.31%) OLAP
11 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (8.09%) JIRA
2 7 (4.05%) ERwin
2 7 (4.05%) JUnit
3 6 (3.47%) Subversion
4 2 (1.16%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.16%) Selenium
4 2 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.58%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.58%) JMeter
5 1 (0.58%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.58%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.58%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (0.58%) SilkTest
5 1 (0.58%) Toad
5 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.58%) Zephyr
General
1 58 (33.53%) Finance
2 32 (18.50%) Banking
3 7 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.47%) Retail
5 5 (2.89%) Front Office
5 5 (2.89%) Legal
6 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.73%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.16%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.58%) Automotive
8 1 (0.58%) Back Office
8 1 (0.58%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 80 (46.24%) Analyst
2 38 (21.97%) Developer
3 30 (17.34%) Data Analyst
4 24 (13.87%) Test Analyst
5 11 (6.36%) Business Analyst
6 10 (5.78%) Financial Analyst
7 9 (5.20%) Architect
8 8 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (4.62%) Data Architect
9 7 (4.05%) Consultant
9 7 (4.05%) Informatica Consultant
9 7 (4.05%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.05%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.05%) Test Leader
10 6 (3.47%) Hybris Developer
10 6 (3.47%) Information Analyst
10 6 (3.47%) Lead Developer
10 6 (3.47%) Technical Developer
10 6 (3.47%) Technical Leader
11 5 (2.89%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.25%) XML
2 13 (7.51%) Web Services
3 11 (6.36%) .NET
4 8 (4.62%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.62%) HTML
4 8 (4.62%) WCF
4 8 (4.62%) XSD
5 7 (4.05%) Ajax
5 7 (4.05%) CSS
6 6 (3.47%) jQuery
6 6 (3.47%) JSP
6 6 (3.47%) Spring
6 6 (3.47%) Spring MVC
6 6 (3.47%) WPF
7 4 (2.31%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.31%) Middleware
8 3 (1.73%) MDX
9 2 (1.16%) JMS
9 2 (1.16%) WS-I
9 2 (1.16%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.20%) Credit Risk
2 9 (5.20%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.62%) Market Risk
4 7 (4.05%) Data Integration
4 7 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.47%) iPad
6 5 (2.89%) EMC Centera
6 5 (2.89%) NHS
7 3 (1.73%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.73%) Data Conversion
7 3 (1.73%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.73%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.16%) Replication
8 2 (1.16%) Social Media
8 2 (1.16%) Statistics
8 2 (1.16%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.51%) Unix
2 7 (4.05%) Linux
3 6 (3.47%) AIX
4 4 (2.31%) Windows
5 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (100.00%) Validation
2 44 (25.43%) Data Analysis
3 41 (23.70%) Migration
4 39 (22.54%) Data Modelling
5 35 (20.23%) ETL
6 34 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (15.03%) Project Management
8 25 (14.45%) Data Migration
9 24 (13.87%) Test Scripting
10 22 (12.72%) Analytics
10 22 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (7.51%) Data Management
12 12 (6.94%) Data Architecture
12 12 (6.94%) Data Cleansing
12 12 (6.94%) MVC
13 11 (6.36%) Defect Management
13 11 (6.36%) Scrum
13 11 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (5.78%) E-Commerce
14 10 (5.78%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (46.24%) SQL
2 21 (12.14%) C#
3 18 (10.40%) Java
4 11 (6.36%) VBA
5 8 (4.62%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.62%) VBScript
6 7 (4.05%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.47%) R
8 5 (2.89%) C++
8 5 (2.89%) C-shell
8 5 (2.89%) Korn
8 5 (2.89%) MATLAB
8 5 (2.89%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.31%) VB
9 4 (2.31%) VC++
10 2 (1.16%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.16%) Perl
10 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.16%) X++
10 2 (1.16%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (8.67%) Degree
2 9 (5.20%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.73%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.16%) ACCA
4 2 (1.16%) CIMA
4 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) APMP
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.58%) PMP
5 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.58%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (21.97%) Data Quality
2 28 (16.18%) QA
3 5 (2.89%) Basel II
4 2 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.16%) SRDF
2 1 (0.58%) HDFS
2 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (2.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.58%) Control-M
2 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (15.61%) Oracle
2 24 (13.87%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.83%) Informatica
4 9 (5.20%) SAP
5 6 (3.47%) hybris
5 6 (3.47%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.47%) Trillium
6 5 (2.89%) EMC
7 3 (1.73%) Cognos
7 3 (1.73%) Google
7 3 (1.73%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.16%) Talend
8 2 (1.16%) Teradata
8 2 (1.16%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.58%) Siebel
9 1 (0.58%) Tableau
9 1 (0.58%) Wyse
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