The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Validation
England / West Midlands
Rank 121 119 98
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.13% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.15% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £220 £375 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.33% +275.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £19.61 - £16.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 - £16.85

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1915 1950 1525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.33% 81.52% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1058 927
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 64 91
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Validation across the West Midlands region.

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation across the West Midlands region.

Data Validation Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Validation
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham - 2 £220 -
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 9 (100.00%) Validation
2 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 7 (77.78%) Data Transformation
3 6 (66.67%) Data Quality
3 6 (66.67%) ETL
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) MS Office
4 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) SOAP
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) XSD
4 5 (55.56%) XSLT
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) SAML
4 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) OAuth
4 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (55.56%) RESTful
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) API Integration

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Azure Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) ETL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Quality Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) NHS Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 5 (55.56%) OAuth
1 5 (55.56%) RESTful
1 5 (55.56%) SAML
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
1 5 (55.56%) WCF
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) XML
1 5 (55.56%) XSD
1 5 (55.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Validation
2 7 (77.78%) Data Transformation
2 7 (77.78%) Migration
3 6 (66.67%) ETL
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) API Integration
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Service Design
5 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
5 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
5 4 (44.44%) Logical Data Model
5 4 (44.44%) OO
5 4 (44.44%) OOD
6 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
7 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) XAML
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com