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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 20 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Validation 11 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.43% 1.66% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.05% 1.91% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £160 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
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
156 157 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 91.23% 86.74% 91.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 105 44
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 10 (71.43%) Change Management
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 7 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (50.00%) A+ Certification
3 7 (50.00%) Apple
3 7 (50.00%) Internet
3 7 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) MS Office
3 7 (50.00%) MCP
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) MCSE
3 7 (50.00%) MCSA
3 7 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (50.00%) Wireless
3 7 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 7 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
3 7 (50.00%) ACTC
3 7 (50.00%) ACHDS
3 7 (50.00%) ACDT
3 7 (50.00%) MCDST
3 7 (50.00%) Degree
3 7 (50.00%) Time Management
3 7 (50.00%) MCSM
3 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (50.00%) Virtual Servers

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 6 (42.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (50.00%) Internet
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Desktop Support
1 5 (35.71%) Desktop Support Team Leader
1 5 (35.71%) Desktop Team Leader
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Desktop Support
1 5 (35.71%) Support Team Leader
1 5 (35.71%) Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Delivery Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 7 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (42.86%) Blackberry
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Reference Data
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Change Management
2 7 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 7 (50.00%) Time Management
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (7.14%) Data Validation
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 7 (50.00%) ACDT
1 7 (50.00%) ACHDS
1 7 (50.00%) ACTC
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
1 7 (50.00%) MCDST
1 7 (50.00%) MCP
1 7 (50.00%) MCSA
1 7 (50.00%) MCSE
1 7 (50.00%) MCSM
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Apple
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) Lotus
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk