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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 561 577 549
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -28
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 75 87 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 53 47
Median daily rate £390 £265 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.16% -15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £176 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £223 £193
% change year-on-year
+67.64% +15.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +15.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £21.82
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -38.13%

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
43784 46844 44845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.14% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29028 30621 28126
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1146 1304 1230
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +2 65 £400 +60.00% 5
London -2 32 £450 - 3
South East +7 10 £390 +73.33%
Yorkshire +17 8 £340 -8.10%
South Yorkshire +10 7 £340 -
West Midlands -16 7 £388 +80.23%
Sheffield - 6 £340 -
Coventry -7 5 £390 +4.00%
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Scotland +6 3 - -
North West +5 3 - - 1
Manchester -6 3 - - 1
East Midlands -9 3 £140 -12.50%
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £450 -
East of England +13 2 £358 -28.50% 1
Nottinghamshire -11 2 £140 -12.50%
Nottingham -14 2 £140 -12.50%
Oxford - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £358 -
Belfast - 2 £367 - 2
County Antrim - 2 £367 - 2
Isleworth - 2 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £358 -
South Wales - 2 £325 -
Wales - 2 £325 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £367 - 2
Buckinghamshire +24 1 - -
City of London +10 1 - - 1
Leeds +6 1 - -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Validation
2 80 (52.29%) SQL
3 52 (33.99%) Migration
4 41 (26.80%) Finance
5 40 (26.14%) Data Migration
6 38 (24.84%) ETL
7 36 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (20.92%) SQL Server
9 28 (18.30%) JIRA
10 27 (17.65%) C#
10 27 (17.65%) Data Modelling
11 26 (16.99%) QA
11 26 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (15.69%) Data Quality
13 22 (14.38%) .NET
13 22 (14.38%) Web Services
13 22 (14.38%) Data Cleansing
14 21 (13.73%) XML
15 20 (13.07%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (13.07%) MVC
15 20 (13.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 19 (12.42%) MS Excel
16 19 (12.42%) VBA
16 19 (12.42%) Data Analysis
17 18 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 18 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 18 (11.76%) Java
17 18 (11.76%) Confluence
18 17 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
18 17 (11.11%) Visualisation

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 18 (11.76%) Confluence
2 7 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.27%) SAS
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (12.42%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.80%) MS Office
3 10 (6.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 7 (4.58%) SAP PM
2 4 (2.61%) Maximo
3 2 (1.31%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.65%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.65%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.65%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.65%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.96%) SaaS
5 2 (1.31%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.65%) IaaS
6 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) Extranet
1 1 (0.65%) Intranet
1 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.92%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.07%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (9.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (7.19%) Data Mining
6 7 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.58%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (3.92%) GIS
7 6 (3.92%) Spatial Data
8 5 (3.27%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (3.27%) QGIS
9 4 (2.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.61%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.61%) QlikView
9 4 (2.61%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.96%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.31%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 28 (18.30%) JIRA
2 17 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 17 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
3 13 (8.50%) JUnit
3 13 (8.50%) Maven
4 10 (6.54%) SoapUI
5 9 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (4.58%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.27%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.27%) ERwin
7 5 (3.27%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.96%) Selenium
8 3 (1.96%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.31%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.31%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.65%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.65%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.65%) LSMW
10 1 (0.65%) TestLink
General
1 41 (26.80%) Finance
2 12 (7.84%) Back Office
3 5 (3.27%) Banking
3 5 (3.27%) Publishing
3 5 (3.27%) Retail
3 5 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.31%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.31%) Front Office
5 1 (0.65%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) Automotive
5 1 (0.65%) Billing
5 1 (0.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (36.60%) Analyst
2 44 (28.76%) Developer
3 24 (15.69%) Test Analyst
4 17 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 16 (10.46%) SQL Developer
6 14 (9.15%) Data Analyst
7 9 (5.88%) Consultant
8 8 (5.23%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.23%) ETL Developer
8 8 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (5.23%) Tester
9 7 (4.58%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.58%) Data Migration Lead
9 7 (4.58%) QA Tester
9 7 (4.58%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) Architect
10 6 (3.92%) Data Architect
11 5 (3.27%) Data Migration Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) Migration Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.38%) .NET
1 22 (14.38%) Web Services
2 21 (13.73%) XML
3 20 (13.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 17 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 17 (11.11%) SOAP
5 15 (9.80%) Entity Framework
5 15 (9.80%) jQuery
5 15 (9.80%) Razor View Engine
5 15 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (9.80%) Unity DI Container
6 10 (6.54%) XSLT
7 8 (5.23%) ASP.NET
8 7 (4.58%) RESTful
8 7 (4.58%) WCF
8 7 (4.58%) XSD
9 6 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (3.27%) Gherkin
10 5 (3.27%) OAuth
10 5 (3.27%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 15 (9.80%) Inversion of Control
3 13 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.84%) Data Conversion
5 11 (7.19%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.88%) Management Information System
7 8 (5.23%) Data Extraction
8 6 (3.92%) Data Integration
9 5 (3.27%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.96%) User Experience
11 2 (1.31%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.31%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.31%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.31%) NHS
11 2 (1.31%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.31%) Replication
11 2 (1.31%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.65%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.27%) Unix
2 3 (1.96%) Linux
3 2 (1.31%) AIX
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Windows
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (100.00%) Validation
2 52 (33.99%) Migration
3 40 (26.14%) Data Migration
4 38 (24.84%) ETL
5 36 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (17.65%) Data Modelling
7 26 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (14.38%) Data Cleansing
9 20 (13.07%) MVC
10 19 (12.42%) Data Analysis
11 17 (11.11%) Data Management
11 17 (11.11%) Test Scripting
12 16 (10.46%) Data Visualisation
13 15 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (9.15%) Change Management
14 14 (9.15%) Performance Testing
15 13 (8.50%) Project Management
15 13 (8.50%) Scrum
15 13 (8.50%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (7.84%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (52.29%) SQL
2 27 (17.65%) C#
3 19 (12.42%) VBA
4 18 (11.76%) Java
5 16 (10.46%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.92%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.92%) XAML
7 5 (3.27%) C
8 4 (2.61%) Perl
8 4 (2.61%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.96%) AWK
9 3 (1.96%) Korn
9 3 (1.96%) R
9 3 (1.96%) sed
10 2 (1.31%) Python
10 2 (1.31%) VB
11 1 (0.65%) ABAP
11 1 (0.65%) C++
11 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (9.15%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.84%) Degree
3 9 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.31%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.65%) ACCA
6 1 (0.65%) CIMA
6 1 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.99%) QA
2 24 (15.69%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.31%) SLA
5 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.27%) Ansible
2 2 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (11.11%) Talend
2 14 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.15%) SAP
3 13 (8.50%) Informatica
3 13 (8.50%) Oracle
4 3 (1.96%) Murex
4 3 (1.96%) Tableau
5 2 (1.31%) Adobe
5 2 (1.31%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.31%) HP
5 2 (1.31%) WorldPay
5 2 (1.31%) Yardi
6 1 (0.65%) CODA
6 1 (0.65%) Cognos
6 1 (0.65%) DataFlux
6 1 (0.65%) Northgate
6 1 (0.65%) Remedy
6 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.65%) Teradata
6 1 (0.65%) VMware
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