The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 3 months to 24 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 126 132
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 0 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.12% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.15% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 11
Median daily rate - £190 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -45.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -9.37% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £43.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -58.13% +152.94%  

Data Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1938 2028 2440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.26% 80.03% 79.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1121 1169 1452
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 152 179
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.71% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.50 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Data Validation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Validation in the East of England

Data Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Validation in the East of England

Data Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Validation in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 7 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) QlikView
2 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Scorecard
3 3 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Data Mapping
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
4 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
4 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (14.29%) Record to Report
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System

Data Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) QlikView
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Data Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) QlikView Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QlikView Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Scorecard
3 3 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (42.86%) Data Mapping
3 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) SAP