The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 114 116 98
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 8 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.39% 0.098% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.11% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Average daily rate £358 £300 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.16% -29.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £300 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £286 £398
% change year-on-year
+22.27% -28.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -51.25%
Data Validation
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1715 1749 1400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.50% 85.61% 79.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1215 1128 970
Average daily rate £425 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £35.45 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Data Validation Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Data Validation
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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
Leeds +6 7 £375 +25.00% 1
Halifax - 1 £358 -
Data Validation
Yorkshire

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 20 (100.00%) Validation
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
4 11 (55.00%) QA
5 10 (50.00%) Data Analysis
5 10 (50.00%) MS Access
6 9 (45.00%) MS Visio
6 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
6 9 (45.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (40.00%) Data Quality
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (35.00%) Project Management
8 7 (35.00%) ETL
8 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (35.00%) MS Office
9 6 (30.00%) MS Project
9 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (30.00%) Migration
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (30.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (25.00%) Analytics
10 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
10 5 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (25.00%) Oracle

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (45.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (45.00%) MS Visio
3 7 (35.00%) MS Office
4 6 (30.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) MS Access
3 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (30.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (25.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (5.00%) Pentaho
7 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Data Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Development Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Azure Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Cutover Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SSAS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Ajax
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) Sass
1 1 (5.00%) XHTML
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) NHS
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) AIX
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Validation
2 10 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
4 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (35.00%) ETL
4 7 (35.00%) Project Management
5 6 (30.00%) Migration
6 5 (25.00%) Analytics
6 5 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (15.00%) Data Mapping
9 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
10 1 (5.00%) Change Management
10 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
10 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) QA
2 8 (40.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle