Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Data Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Validation over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Validation
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 - 107
Rank change year-on-year - +107 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.20% - 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% - 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Bristol median daily rate £400 - £425
South West median daily rate £400 - £265
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £13.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £13.50 - -

Data Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1571 1421 1402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.54% 83.44% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 1029 1094
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £263
90th Percentile £538 £551 £534
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 65 37
Bristol median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +31.58% -24.00%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £46.30 £48.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +44.44%

Data Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Data Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Data Validation in Bristol

Data Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Validation in Bristol

Data Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Validation in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) E-business
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Access
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Military
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration

Data Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) E-business
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy