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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 571 511 532
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +21
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 75 127 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 77 33
Median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £160 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £14.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.55% -60.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £14.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+196.55% -73.63%

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
44266 43889 41524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.61% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29403 28274 26032
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1173 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -49 72 £400 +6.66% 8
London -18 29 £450 -2.70% 5
South East +1 21 £413 -2.36% 1
Oxfordshire +14 10 £444 +5.02%
Buckinghamshire +15 7 - -
Yorkshire -6 7 £340 -9.33%
South Yorkshire +5 6 £340 +13.33%
Oxford +3 6 £438 -0.84%
Sheffield -8 6 £340 +13.33%
City of London +29 5 £500 - 1
West Midlands -36 5 £400 -13.51%
West Sussex -10 3 £400 +36.75%
North West -11 3 - - 1
Scotland -20 3 £550 +37.50%
North East -57 3 £260 -
Coventry - 3 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £260 -
Preston - 3 - -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £260 -
Lancashire - 3 - -
East of England +3 2 £175 -50.03%
Edinburgh -14 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £175 -
Kidlington - 2 £450 -
Glasgow +3 1 £550 -
Bristol +2 1 £350 -
South West 0 1 £350 +7.69%
Midlands -7 1 - -
Birmingham -11 1 £325 +18.18%
Staffordshire - 1 £475 -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Validation
2 86 (47.51%) SQL
3 59 (32.60%) Finance
4 50 (27.62%) Migration
5 41 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (21.55%) ETL
7 37 (20.44%) SQL Server
8 36 (19.89%) Data Analysis
9 35 (19.34%) Data Modelling
10 34 (18.78%) QA
10 34 (18.78%) Data Migration
11 30 (16.57%) Java
12 29 (16.02%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (14.92%) JIRA
14 26 (14.36%) Project Management
15 25 (13.81%) Data Quality
16 24 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (13.26%) XML
17 23 (12.71%) C#
17 23 (12.71%) MS Excel
18 22 (12.15%) Web Services
18 22 (12.15%) Test Scripting
19 21 (11.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 21 (11.60%) Microsoft
19 21 (11.60%) Banking
20 20 (11.05%) Oracle
20 20 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
21 18 (9.94%) Scrum
21 18 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
22 17 (9.39%) Analytics

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 (9.39%) Confluence
1 17 (9.39%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.76%) SAS
4 3 (1.66%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.10%) CMS
5 2 (1.10%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (7.73%) MS Office
4 8 (4.42%) MS Visio
5 7 (3.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.55%) HFM
2 1 (0.55%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.10%) AdWords
3 2 (1.10%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.10%) SaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.66%) BT 21CN
2 2 (1.10%) ATM
2 2 (1.10%) NAS
2 2 (1.10%) SAN
2 2 (1.10%) Wireless
3 1 (0.55%) Extranet
3 1 (0.55%) Intranet
3 1 (0.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.44%) SQL Server
2 29 (16.02%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (11.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (7.73%) Data Mining
5 14 (7.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (4.97%) MS Access
7 9 (4.97%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (4.42%) MySQL
9 7 (3.87%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (3.87%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (2.76%) DB2
11 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database
11 5 (2.76%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (2.21%) GIS
12 4 (2.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (14.92%) JIRA
2 16 (8.84%) JUnit
3 10 (5.52%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.52%) Maven
3 10 (5.52%) Talend Open Studio
4 9 (4.97%) ERwin
5 7 (3.87%) SoapUI
6 6 (3.31%) Subversion
7 3 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.10%) Selenium
8 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.55%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.55%) LSMW
9 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (32.60%) Finance
2 21 (11.60%) Banking
3 8 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.87%) Retail
5 4 (2.21%) Back Office
5 4 (2.21%) Legal
5 4 (2.21%) Publishing
6 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.10%) Automotive
7 2 (1.10%) Marketing
7 2 (1.10%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.55%) Billing
8 1 (0.55%) Greek Language
8 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (44.75%) Analyst
2 43 (23.76%) Developer
3 30 (16.57%) Test Analyst
4 21 (11.60%) Data Analyst
5 15 (8.29%) Business Analyst
6 14 (7.73%) SQL Developer
7 11 (6.08%) Architect
7 11 (6.08%) Data Architect
8 9 (4.97%) Financial Analyst
9 7 (3.87%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (3.87%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.31%) Consultant
10 6 (3.31%) Hybris Developer
10 6 (3.31%) Informatica Consultant
10 6 (3.31%) Lead Developer
10 6 (3.31%) QA Analyst
10 6 (3.31%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (3.31%) Technical Developer
10 6 (3.31%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.26%) XML
2 22 (12.15%) Web Services
3 13 (7.18%) jQuery
4 11 (6.08%) .NET
5 9 (4.97%) .NET Framework
5 9 (4.97%) SOAP
6 8 (4.42%) HTML
6 8 (4.42%) XSD
7 7 (3.87%) Ajax
7 7 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 7 (3.87%) CSS
7 7 (3.87%) Entity Framework
7 7 (3.87%) Razor View Engine
7 7 (3.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (3.87%) Unity DI Container
8 6 (3.31%) JSP
8 6 (3.31%) Spring
8 6 (3.31%) Spring MVC
9 5 (2.76%) XSLT
10 4 (2.21%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.08%) Visualisation
3 9 (4.97%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.87%) Data Integration
5 7 (3.87%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (3.31%) iPad
6 6 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.21%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.21%) NHS
8 3 (1.66%) Data Conversion
8 3 (1.66%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.10%) EMC Centera
9 2 (1.10%) Replication
9 2 (1.10%) Social Media
9 2 (1.10%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.55%) PDA
10 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.18%) Unix
2 3 (1.66%) AIX
2 3 (1.66%) Linux
3 1 (0.55%) Android
3 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (100.00%) Validation
2 50 (27.62%) Migration
3 41 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (21.55%) ETL
5 36 (19.89%) Data Analysis
6 35 (19.34%) Data Modelling
7 34 (18.78%) Data Migration
8 26 (14.36%) Project Management
9 22 (12.15%) Test Scripting
10 20 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (9.94%) Scrum
12 17 (9.39%) Analytics
13 15 (8.29%) Data Architecture
13 15 (8.29%) Data Cleansing
14 14 (7.73%) Change Management
14 14 (7.73%) Kanban
15 13 (7.18%) MVC
15 13 (7.18%) Process Improvement
16 10 (5.52%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (47.51%) SQL
2 30 (16.57%) Java
3 23 (12.71%) C#
4 11 (6.08%) VBA
5 9 (4.97%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.42%) VBScript
7 6 (3.31%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.76%) Korn
9 4 (2.21%) Perl
9 4 (2.21%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.66%) AWK
10 3 (1.66%) sed
11 2 (1.10%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.10%) C-shell
11 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.10%) X++
11 2 (1.10%) XAML
12 1 (0.55%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (6.63%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.52%) Degree
3 5 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.10%) ACCA
4 2 (1.10%) CIMA
4 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) ISEB
5 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (18.78%) QA
2 25 (13.81%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.66%) Basel II
5 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) Ansible
2 1 (0.55%) Control-M
2 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (11.60%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.05%) Oracle
3 16 (8.84%) Informatica
4 10 (5.52%) Talend
5 7 (3.87%) SAP
6 6 (3.31%) hybris
6 6 (3.31%) Trillium
7 3 (1.66%) Cognos
7 3 (1.66%) Google
7 3 (1.66%) Murex
8 2 (1.10%) EMC
8 2 (1.10%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.10%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.10%) Teradata
8 2 (1.10%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.55%) Apple
9 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.55%) Tableau
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