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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 111 98 101
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 2 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.088% 0.45% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.64% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate
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£90 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.85 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.43 - -
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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
1560 1568 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.84% 70.95% 69.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 818 622
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 84 93
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.00 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Legal
4 2 (22.22%) Google
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) NHS
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Auditor
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Google
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