The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 30 April 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 137 143
Rank change year-on-year +15 +6  
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.31% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.37% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Median daily rate - £358 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £293
% change year-on-year +25.00% +19.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% +23.07%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1757 2434 2443
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.45% 83.10% 83.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 1706 1590
Median daily rate £420 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 56 61
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.04 £9.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Data Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Data Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Validation in Yorkshire

Data Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Validation in Yorkshire

Data Validation
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire +18 1 - -
Data Validation
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (50.00%) Indirect Procurement
2 2 (50.00%) Data Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Ariba
2 2 (50.00%) Informatica
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Tandem
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) SAP ERP
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) BPMN
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Data Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (50.00%) SAP ERP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Quality Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Tandem
2 1 (25.00%) PACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) BPMN
2 2 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Data Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Indirect Procurement
2 2 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Ariba
1 2 (50.00%) Informatica
1 2 (50.00%) SAP