Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 334 334 349
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 -18
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 24 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 26
South East median daily rate £300 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +6.67% +94.81%
10th Percentile £228 £212 £200
90th Percentile £410 £492 £460
England median daily rate £400 £400 £328
% change year-on-year - +22.14% -6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
South East median hourly rate £15.00 - £9.50
10th Percentile £14.25 - £9.25
90th Percentile £15.75 - £9.75
England median hourly rate £15.50 £31.31 £18.25
% change year-on-year -50.49% +71.53% -3.95%

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 13737 13730 15709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.82% 82.62% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8241 8306 9370
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £255
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 548 602
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.68 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -3 19 £250 -44.44%
Berkshire +22 15 £363 -10.77%
Surrey -9 4 - -
Buckinghamshire -23 4 £238 -
West Sussex -9 1 £300 -25.00%
Kent -11 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £425 - 1
Data Validation
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 24 (100.00%) Validation
2 11 (45.83%) SAP
3 10 (41.67%) ERP
4 9 (37.50%) Virtual Team
5 7 (29.17%) SQL
6 6 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
6 6 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (25.00%) Data Integration
6 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (25.00%) Data Governance
6 6 (25.00%) Data Quality
6 6 (25.00%) Data Mapping
7 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (20.83%) SAP MDG
7 5 (20.83%) SAP MM
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (20.83%) Migration
8 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle
8 4 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
8 4 (16.67%) Data Extraction
8 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
9 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 3 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (12.50%) ETL
9 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling

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 2 (8.33%) Documentum
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) SAP MDG
1 5 (20.83%) SAP MM
1 5 (20.83%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (8.33%) SAP ERP
2 2 (8.33%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) MS Access
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) LSMW
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Data Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) SAP Data Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 3 (12.50%) Data Migration Lead
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Data Migration Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Master Data Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Architect
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Master Data Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) SAP MDG Architect
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Migration Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) UAT Lead
4 2 (8.33%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Drill
1 1 (4.17%) EDI
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Virtual Team
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) OpenVMS
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Validation
2 10 (41.67%) ERP
3 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 6 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 6 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 6 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 6 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (20.83%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Data Extraction
5 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 4 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
6 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) ETL
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) sed
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) SAP
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) Cognos
4 1 (4.17%) MapR
4 1 (4.17%) Tableau