Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 October 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 358 350 346
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4 +18
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 18 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 16
South East median daily rate £550 £338 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.96% -18.18% +52.07%
10th Percentile £333 £228 £325
90th Percentile £575 £410 £490
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
South East median hourly rate - £15.00 -
England median hourly rate £14.46 £15.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year -5.16% -64.53% +152.94%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,150 13,701 14,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.90% 84.26% 83.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,517 8,168 8,685
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £260 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 471 584
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - -2.17%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.78
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% +10.51% +3.97%

Data Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Data Validation in the South East

Data Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Validation in the South East

Data Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Validation in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Validation in the South East

Data Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Validation in the South East

Data Validation
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -12 9 £550 +29.41%
Thames Valley 0 4 £450 +53.19% 1
Berkshire -12 3 £450 +28.57%
Surrey -27 3 - -
West Sussex - 2 £375 -
Buckinghamshire +19 1 - -
Data Validation
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 18 (100.00%) Validation
2 10 (55.56%) Data Quality
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 5 (27.78%) Data Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
6 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 4 (22.22%) Middleware
6 4 (22.22%) ATM
6 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
6 4 (22.22%) Data Management
6 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (16.67%) Taxonomies

Data Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.56%) OLTP
4 1 (5.56%) Power BI
4 1 (5.56%) Spotfire
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (16.67%) Toad
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Data Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Power BI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BPC Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Financial Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Validation
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) Data Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
3 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
3 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Data Management
4 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) Data Quality
2 3 (16.67%) GDPR
3 1 (5.56%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Anaplan
4 1 (5.56%) Hyperion