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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 24 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.83% 1.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.24% -2.01%
Validation
London

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
102 119 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 84.30% 88.81% 80.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 78 82
Median daily rate £480 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.95% +1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £770
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Akka
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Banking Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Hadoop Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Scala Developer
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Scala Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) Akka
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) R
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) HP