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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 93 95 109
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.068% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.086% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£288 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £375 £308
% change year-on-year
-50.66% +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 - £21.96
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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
1264 1163 1462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.36% 78.85% 76.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 625 783
Average daily rate £353 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 41 37
Average hourly rate £12.46 £36.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.08% +116.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 2014. 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
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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
Bradford - 1 £300 -
Leeds - - - -
Data Validation
Yorkshire

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) SAS
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Data Security
4 2 (20.00%) Data Extraction
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Web Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Omniture
4 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (20.00%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SiteCatalyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (10.00%) PowerCenter
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Data Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Migration Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) Web Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) RUP
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Omniture
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards