The first table below looks at the demand for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 109 108 125
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.13% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.33% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£396 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £283 £325
% change year-on-year
-34.51% -13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
+214.28% -20.30%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1726 1524 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.01% 72.12% 70.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 830 981
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 64 55
Average hourly rate £15.39 £38.25 £17.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.77% +117.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Data Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Data Validation
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
West Yorkshire +3 3 £396 +5.60% 2
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (100.00%) Validation
2 8 (61.54%) Migration
2 8 (61.54%) Data Migration
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Data Extraction
4 4 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Data Security
5 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Retail
5 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) ETL
6 2 (15.38%) Informatica
7 1 (7.69%) PowerCenter
7 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
7 1 (7.69%) NHS
7 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.69%) MS Office
7 1 (7.69%) SAP
7 1 (7.69%) UNIX
7 1 (7.69%) RUP
7 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 1 (7.69%) QA

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) PowerCenter
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Data Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Migration Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Lead Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) NHS Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Informatica Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Informatica Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Validation
2 8 (61.54%) Migration
2 8 (61.54%) Data Migration
3 4 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Data Security
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Information Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) RUP
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Informatica
2 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft