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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 127 122 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 7 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.19% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.25% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £391 £425 £101
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.94% +322.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £425 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £44.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-46.36% +11.87%
Data Validation
England

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
2337 2009 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.17% 75.07% 74.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1299 1194 934
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 101 99
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £14.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Validation across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Data Validation Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Coventry - 3 £391 - 1
Walsall - 2 - -
Warwickshire -4 1 £320 -
Shropshire - 1 £483 -
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 12 (100.00%) Validation
2 8 (66.67%) Migration
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) ETL
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) Operations Management
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
6 3 (25.00%) Data Mapping
6 3 (25.00%) BT 21CN
6 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) Workflow
7 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (16.67%) Data Conversion
7 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) BT 21CN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (8.33%) OLAP
3 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Integration Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) MDX
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) XSD
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Conversion
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Validation
2 8 (66.67%) Migration
3 5 (41.67%) ETL
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Operations Management
5 3 (25.00%) Data Mapping
5 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (25.00%) Workflow
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Network Management
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (8.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos
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