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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 24 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.80% 1.64% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.87% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £30.82
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +37.89%

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
114 107 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 91.20% 87.70% 88.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 87 63
Median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Change Management
2 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 5 (41.67%) Retail
3 5 (41.67%) Time Management
3 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) MCSM
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (33.33%) MCDST
4 4 (33.33%) ACTC
4 4 (33.33%) ACHDS
4 4 (33.33%) ACDT
4 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) MCP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) IBM Notes
4 4 (33.33%) MCSE
4 4 (33.33%) MCSA

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 4 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ERwin
1 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Team Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Support
2 3 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Delivery Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Reference Data
4 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
2 5 (41.67%) Time Management
3 4 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Release Management
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) A+ Certification
1 4 (33.33%) ACDT
1 4 (33.33%) ACHDS
1 4 (33.33%) ACTC
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) MCDST
1 4 (33.33%) MCP
1 4 (33.33%) MCSA
1 4 (33.33%) MCSE
1 4 (33.33%) MCSM
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Apple
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Lotus
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Informatica
5 1 (8.33%) Talend