The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 508 522 523
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 118 94 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 46 32
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£275 £386 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.66% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £151 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £185 £375
% change year-on-year
+39.18% -50.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £21.82 -
% change year-on-year
-47.29% -

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Validation within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Data Validation Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Validation
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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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
England +6 111 £275 -28.66% 9
London +19 42 £450 - 3
City of London +12 14 £488 +8.33% 1
West Midlands +8 14 £275 +81.81% 1
Yorkshire -18 14 £381 +27.08%
South East -31 13 £228 +22.97% 4
West Yorkshire -14 11 £381 +27.08%
Leeds - 11 £381 -
Birmingham +12 8 £275 +81.81% 1
Kent +11 7 £213 +84.78% 1
Nottinghamshire -5 6 £160 -44.34%
Nottingham -6 6 £160 -44.34%
East Midlands -6 6 £160 -46.66%
South West -11 6 £265 +17.77% 1
East of England +6 5 £388 +158.33%
North East - 5 £200 -
North West -30 4 £270 -41.30%
Worcestershire - 4 £175 -
Worcester - 4 £175 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £200 -
Sunderland - 4 £200 -
Hampshire - 3 £459 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £200 -
Swindon - 3 £200 -
Scotland - 3 - -
Essex - 3 £475 -
Cheshire -9 2 £190 -58.69%
Buckinghamshire -25 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 235 (100.00%) Validation
2 105 (44.68%) SQL
3 69 (29.36%) Data Analysis
4 60 (25.53%) Migration
5 52 (22.13%) Data Warehouse
6 47 (20.00%) ETL
6 47 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 41 (17.45%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (16.17%) MS Excel
9 36 (15.32%) Microsoft
10 34 (14.47%) User Acceptance Testing
11 33 (14.04%) Data Modelling
12 32 (13.62%) Finance
13 30 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (12.34%) Data Cleansing
15 28 (11.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 27 (11.49%) Data Mapping
16 27 (11.49%) Test Scripting
17 26 (11.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 25 (10.64%) SAP
19 24 (10.21%) Data Management
20 23 (9.79%) Oracle
21 22 (9.36%) SQL Server
21 22 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
22 21 (8.94%) Banking
22 21 (8.94%) Time Management
23 20 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 20 (8.51%) Data Governance
24 16 (6.81%) Data Integration
24 16 (6.81%) Degree

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.28%) PowerExchange
1 3 (1.28%) CMS
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (0.85%) SAS
3 1 (0.43%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 38 (16.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.98%) MS Office
3 5 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.28%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) SAP PP
1 3 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.85%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.85%) Primavera
2 2 (0.85%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.85%) LatentZero
2 2 (0.85%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (0.85%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.43%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.28%) SAN
1 3 (1.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (22.13%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (11.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (11.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (9.36%) SQL Server
5 20 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (4.26%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.83%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (3.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.55%) QlikView
11 5 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.70%) MS Access
12 4 (1.70%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (1.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 3 (1.28%) Big Data
13 3 (1.28%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (1.28%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (1.28%) OLAP
13 3 (1.28%) PowerCenter
13 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (2.98%) JIRA
2 3 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.85%) Toad
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.43%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.43%) Maven
4 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (13.62%) Finance
2 21 (8.94%) Banking
3 7 (2.98%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.70%) Publishing
5 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.85%) French Language
6 1 (0.43%) Automotive
6 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.43%) Front Office
6 1 (0.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 139 (59.15%) Analyst
2 85 (36.17%) Data Analyst
3 28 (11.91%) Test Analyst
4 25 (10.64%) Business Analyst
5 19 (8.09%) Project Manager
6 17 (7.23%) Developer
6 17 (7.23%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 14 (5.96%) Consultant
8 12 (5.11%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (4.26%) Senior Data Analyst
9 10 (4.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
9 10 (4.26%) Deployment Analyst
10 8 (3.40%) Data Migration Analyst
10 8 (3.40%) Coordinator
11 7 (2.98%) Project Coordinator
11 7 (2.98%) Configuration Analyst
11 7 (2.98%) Configuration Management Analyst
12 5 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 5 (2.13%) Administrator
13 4 (1.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.96%) XML
2 4 (1.70%) HTML
2 4 (1.70%) J2EE
2 4 (1.70%) Web Services
3 3 (1.28%) JSON
3 3 (1.28%) MDX
4 2 (0.85%) CSS
4 2 (0.85%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.43%) HTML5
5 1 (0.43%) REST
5 1 (0.43%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.43%) Jinja
5 1 (0.43%) SOAP
5 1 (0.43%) .NET
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.43%) Spring
5 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.81%) Data Integration
3 8 (3.40%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.40%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.70%) NHS
6 3 (1.28%) GIS
6 3 (1.28%) EMC Centera
6 3 (1.28%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.28%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.28%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.28%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.85%) Derivative
8 1 (0.43%) Informatics
8 1 (0.43%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.43%) Equities
8 1 (0.43%) Replication
8 1 (0.43%) FMCG
8 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.40%) UNIX
2 4 (1.70%) Linux
3 3 (1.28%) AIX
4 2 (0.85%) Windows
5 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (100.00%) Validation
2 69 (29.36%) Data Analysis
3 60 (25.53%) Migration
4 47 (20.00%) ETL
4 47 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 41 (17.45%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (14.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 33 (14.04%) Data Modelling
8 29 (12.34%) Data Cleansing
9 27 (11.49%) Data Mapping
9 27 (11.49%) Test Scripting
10 24 (10.21%) Data Management
11 22 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (8.94%) Time Management
13 20 (8.51%) Data Governance
14 16 (6.81%) ETL Development
15 15 (6.38%) Project Management
16 14 (5.96%) Supplier Management
16 14 (5.96%) Data Reconciliation
17 13 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (44.68%) SQL
2 13 (5.53%) T-SQL
3 8 (3.40%) Java
4 7 (2.98%) VBA
4 7 (2.98%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.13%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.13%) C#
6 4 (1.70%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.28%) Korn
7 3 (1.28%) C-shell
7 3 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (0.85%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.43%) SOQL
9 1 (0.43%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.43%) Jython
9 1 (0.43%) C++
9 1 (0.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (6.81%) Degree
2 15 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.26%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.83%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.28%) ISEB
7 1 (0.43%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.53%) QA
2 11 (4.68%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.70%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.85%) COREP
4 2 (0.85%) FINREP
5 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.64%) SAP
3 23 (9.79%) Oracle
4 7 (2.98%) Computacenter
5 6 (2.55%) IBM
5 6 (2.55%) HP
5 6 (2.55%) Informatica
6 5 (2.13%) hybris
6 5 (2.13%) WorldPay
7 4 (1.70%) Cadence
7 4 (1.70%) ILOG
7 4 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.28%) EMC
8 3 (1.28%) Talend
9 2 (0.85%) Sybase
9 2 (0.85%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.43%) ESRI
10 1 (0.43%) VMware
10 1 (0.43%) Sage
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