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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 589 512 518
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 62 112 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 72 36
Median daily rate £405 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.63% +0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £300 £373
% change year-on-year
+30.41% -19.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.81 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% -56.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -58.94%

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
43851 42877 41677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 79.19% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29046 27097 26309
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 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1017 1228 1245
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £28.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 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 24 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 -55 59 £403 +14.91% 11
London -26 26 £500 +11.11% 6
South East -11 12 £600 +140.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 8 - - 2
City of London +26 6 £475 -5.00% 1
East of England +3 5 £275 -21.54% 1
West Midlands -4 5 £400 -5.88%
Coventry - 4 £400 -
North West -18 3 £400 +42.85%
North East -49 3 £260 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £260 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £260 -
Ipswich +2 2 £263 -25.10%
Yorkshire +2 2 £381 +12.96% 2
South West 0 2 £425 +21.42%
Suffolk -2 2 £263 -25.10%
Hampshire -3 2 £600 +224.32%
Berkshire -5 2 - -
Scotland -7 2 £550 +37.50%
West Yorkshire -8 2 £381 +1.66% 1
Lancashire - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £363 - 1
Southampton - 2 £600 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £363 - 1
Glasgow +6 1 £550 -
Bristol -2 1 £350 -
Essex -3 1 £250 -28.57%
Edinburgh -10 1 - -
Leeds -17 1 £405 +8.00% 1
Preston - 1 - -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Validation
2 71 (43.83%) SQL
3 51 (31.48%) Finance
4 40 (24.69%) Migration
5 39 (24.07%) Data Analysis
6 37 (22.84%) Data Modelling
7 36 (22.22%) ETL
8 33 (20.37%) SQL Server
9 32 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (18.52%) Data Quality
11 28 (17.28%) MS Excel
12 26 (16.05%) Banking
13 25 (15.43%) QA
13 25 (15.43%) Project Management
13 25 (15.43%) Test Scripting
14 24 (14.81%) Data Migration
14 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (14.20%) Microsoft
15 23 (14.20%) Oracle
16 22 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (11.73%) Analytics
18 18 (11.11%) C#
18 18 (11.11%) Java
19 17 (10.49%) XML
19 17 (10.49%) SharePoint
19 17 (10.49%) Informatica
20 15 (9.26%) MS Access
21 14 (8.64%) Unix
21 14 (8.64%) JIRA

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 (10.49%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.32%) Confluence
3 6 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.09%) PowerExchange
5 4 (2.47%) SAS
6 3 (1.85%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.62%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (17.28%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (8.02%) MS Office
4 10 (6.17%) MS Project
5 8 (4.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.62%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.23%) AdWords
2 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.09%) NAS
1 5 (3.09%) SAN
2 3 (1.85%) BT 21CN
3 2 (1.23%) ATM
4 1 (0.62%) Extranet
4 1 (0.62%) Intranet
4 1 (0.62%) Skype
4 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 30 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (9.26%) MS Access
4 14 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (8.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (6.17%) Data Mining
6 9 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (4.94%) MySQL
7 8 (4.94%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (4.32%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (4.32%) Oracle Database
8 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (3.09%) DB2
9 5 (3.09%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (3.09%) PowerCenter
10 4 (2.47%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (8.64%) JIRA
2 7 (4.32%) ERwin
2 7 (4.32%) JUnit
3 6 (3.70%) Subversion
4 2 (1.23%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.23%) Selenium
4 2 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.62%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.62%) JMeter
5 1 (0.62%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.62%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.62%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (0.62%) SilkTest
5 1 (0.62%) Toad
5 1 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.62%) Zephyr
General
1 51 (31.48%) Finance
2 26 (16.05%) Banking
3 7 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.70%) Retail
5 4 (2.47%) Legal
6 3 (1.85%) Front Office
6 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.23%) Marketing
7 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.62%) Automotive
8 1 (0.62%) Billing
8 1 (0.62%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 78 (48.15%) Analyst
2 32 (19.75%) Developer
3 26 (16.05%) Test Analyst
4 25 (15.43%) Data Analyst
5 12 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.17%) Architect
6 10 (6.17%) Financial Analyst
7 9 (5.56%) Data Architect
8 7 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (4.32%) Consultant
8 7 (4.32%) Informatica Consultant
8 7 (4.32%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.32%) Test Leader
9 6 (3.70%) Hybris Developer
9 6 (3.70%) Information Analyst
9 6 (3.70%) Lead Developer
9 6 (3.70%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.70%) Technical Developer
9 6 (3.70%) Technical Leader
10 5 (3.09%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.49%) XML
2 13 (8.02%) Web Services
3 8 (4.94%) .NET
3 8 (4.94%) HTML
3 8 (4.94%) XSD
4 7 (4.32%) Ajax
4 7 (4.32%) CSS
5 6 (3.70%) jQuery
5 6 (3.70%) JSP
5 6 (3.70%) Spring
5 6 (3.70%) Spring MVC
6 5 (3.09%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.09%) WCF
7 4 (2.47%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.47%) Middleware
8 3 (1.85%) WPF
8 3 (1.85%) XSLT
9 2 (1.23%) RESTful
9 2 (1.23%) SOAP
9 2 (1.23%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.94%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.32%) Data Integration
3 7 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.70%) iPad
5 5 (3.09%) EMC Centera
5 5 (3.09%) Market Risk
5 5 (3.09%) NHS
6 4 (2.47%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.85%) Data Conversion
7 3 (1.85%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.85%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.23%) Replication
8 2 (1.23%) Social Media
8 2 (1.23%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.62%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.64%) Unix
2 6 (3.70%) AIX
2 6 (3.70%) Linux
3 3 (1.85%) Windows
4 1 (0.62%) Android
4 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.62%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (100.00%) Validation
2 40 (24.69%) Migration
3 39 (24.07%) Data Analysis
4 37 (22.84%) Data Modelling
5 36 (22.22%) ETL
6 32 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (15.43%) Project Management
7 25 (15.43%) Test Scripting
8 24 (14.81%) Data Migration
9 22 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (11.73%) Analytics
11 13 (8.02%) Data Architecture
12 11 (6.79%) Defect Management
13 10 (6.17%) Data Cleansing
13 10 (6.17%) Data Management
13 10 (6.17%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.17%) PRINCE2
13 10 (6.17%) Regression Testing
13 10 (6.17%) Scrum
14 9 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 71 (43.83%) SQL
2 18 (11.11%) C#
2 18 (11.11%) Java
3 8 (4.94%) VBA
3 8 (4.94%) VBScript
4 7 (4.32%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.70%) Korn
6 5 (3.09%) C-shell
6 5 (3.09%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.09%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.47%) R
8 3 (1.85%) C++
8 3 (1.85%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.85%) VB
8 3 (1.85%) VC++
9 2 (1.23%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.23%) Perl
9 2 (1.23%) X++
9 2 (1.23%) XAML
10 1 (0.62%) sed
Qualifications
1 10 (6.17%) Degree
2 9 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) ACCA
4 2 (1.23%) CIMA
4 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.62%) APMP
5 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.62%) PMP
5 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.52%) Data Quality
2 25 (15.43%) QA
3 3 (1.85%) Basel II
4 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.23%) SRDF
2 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.62%) Control-M
2 1 (0.62%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (14.20%) Microsoft
1 23 (14.20%) Oracle
2 17 (10.49%) Informatica
3 6 (3.70%) hybris
3 6 (3.70%) SAP
3 6 (3.70%) Trillium
4 5 (3.09%) EMC
4 5 (3.09%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.85%) Cognos
5 3 (1.85%) Google
6 2 (1.23%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.23%) Talend
6 2 (1.23%) Teradata
6 2 (1.23%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.62%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.62%) Citrix
7 1 (0.62%) Murex
7 1 (0.62%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.62%) Tableau
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Northern Recruitment Group
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