The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 21 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.71% 0.93% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.14% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
104 176 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 88.89% 81.86% 81.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 126 191
Average daily rate £454 £484 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £622
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Validation across the Canary Wharf region.

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Canary Wharf region.

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Validation
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) D3.js
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) QlikView
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) QlikView Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) D3.js
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript