Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 159 147
Rank change year-on-year +20 -12 -17
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.068% 0.085% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Manchester median daily rate £425 - £238
10th Percentile £263 - £207
90th Percentile £568 - £345
North West median daily rate £600 £650 £238
% change year-on-year -7.69% +173.68% -40.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £17.50 -
North West median hourly rate - £43.00 -

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2383 2969 3071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.16% 83.89% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1888 1815
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £236
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 54 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.13 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.70% -22.44% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.32 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +13.64% -27.92% +74.40%

Data Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Validation in Manchester

Data Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Validation in Manchester

Data Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Validation in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Validation in Manchester

Data Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Validation in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Sage X3
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) State Machine
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) ERwin
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising

Data Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Sage 200
1 1 (50.00%) Sage X3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ERwin
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Accountant
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modeller
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (50.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (50.00%) State Machine
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Sage