The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 27 March 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.17% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £440 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £325 £250
% change year-on-year +26.15% +30.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.31 £24.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year +13.79% -51.51%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 271 251 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 79.47% 77.71% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 175 231
Median daily rate £418 £400 £447
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% -10.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.07% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Data Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Data Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Validation in Swindon

Data Validation
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SAS
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Base SAS
1 5 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 5 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio

Data Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 5 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Base SAS
1 5 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) SAS Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) Data Quality