The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 112 120 137
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs citing Validation 50 43 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.56% 1.24% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.48% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 33 57
Median daily rate £450 £500 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £618 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2786 2911 4624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.06% 84.13% 80.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2334 3614
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the City of London region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for Validation.

1 26 (30.95%) Finance
2 19 (22.62%) Migration
3 13 (15.48%) Project Management
3 13 (15.48%) Business Analysis
3 13 (15.48%) Data Migration
4 12 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (13.10%) Change Management
5 11 (13.10%) ITIL
5 11 (13.10%) Windows
5 11 (13.10%) Cisco
6 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
6 10 (11.90%) SQL
7 9 (10.71%) ERP
8 8 (9.52%) Games
8 8 (9.52%) VMware
8 8 (9.52%) Degree
8 8 (9.52%) Banking
8 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (9.52%) Windows Server
9 7 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
9 7 (8.33%) Scrum
9 7 (8.33%) Linux
9 7 (8.33%) SAP
10 6 (7.14%) Data Modelling
10 6 (7.14%) VPN
10 6 (7.14%) Dell
10 6 (7.14%) Cisco Certification

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.76%) IIS
3 3 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.19%) CICS
4 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
2 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.38%) MS Project
3 2 (2.38%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.19%) EViews
4 1 (1.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.19%) Minerva
2 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.19%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.76%) IaaS
4 3 (3.57%) Office 365
5 1 (1.19%) Boomi
5 1 (1.19%) iPaaS
5 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) Firewall
1 6 (7.14%) Network Security
1 6 (7.14%) VPN
2 5 (5.95%) LAN
2 5 (5.95%) WAN
3 3 (3.57%) SAN
3 3 (3.57%) SSL
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.38%) DNS
4 2 (2.38%) HTTP
4 2 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.19%) DHCP
5 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.19%) Internet
5 1 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) Informix
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Anywhere
3 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.19%) Big Data
4 1 (1.19%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.19%) DB2
4 1 (1.19%) MS Access
4 1 (1.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.38%) Android Studio
2 2 (2.38%) Appium
2 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.38%) JIRA
2 2 (2.38%) Mocha
3 1 (1.19%) Ant
3 1 (1.19%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.19%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.19%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.19%) ERwin
3 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.19%) Maven
3 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.19%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (30.95%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Banking
2 8 (9.52%) Games
3 5 (5.95%) Marketing
4 3 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Legal
4 3 (3.57%) Retail
5 2 (2.38%) Advertising
5 2 (2.38%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) Front Office
6 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (42.86%) Analyst
2 18 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 9 (10.71%) Architect
4 6 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 6 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Business IT Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Consultant
6 4 (4.76%) IT Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Migration Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Network Architect
6 4 (4.76%) Pricing Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Data Migration Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Data Migration Lead
7 3 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (3.57%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
1 4 (4.76%) HTML
1 4 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (4.76%) Web Services
2 3 (3.57%) CSS
2 3 (3.57%) CSS3
2 3 (3.57%) HTML5
2 3 (3.57%) jQuery
2 3 (3.57%) Middleware
2 3 (3.57%) Node.js
3 2 (2.38%) Ajax
3 2 (2.38%) Express
3 2 (2.38%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.38%) Semantic HTML
3 2 (2.38%) XHTML
4 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.19%) DOM
4 1 (1.19%) SOAP
4 1 (1.19%) Struts
4 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.57%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.38%) NHS
4 2 (2.38%) Statistics
4 2 (2.38%) User Experience
5 1 (1.19%) CMDB
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.19%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.19%) Derivative
5 1 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.19%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.19%) Physics
5 1 (1.19%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Windows
2 8 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.33%) Linux
4 3 (3.57%) Android
5 2 (2.38%) Unix
6 1 (1.19%) Solaris
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Migration
2 13 (15.48%) Business Analysis
2 13 (15.48%) Data Migration
2 13 (15.48%) Project Management
3 12 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.10%) Change Management
4 11 (13.10%) ITIL
4 11 (13.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (10.71%) ERP
6 7 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (8.33%) Scrum
7 6 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 6 (7.14%) Data Validation
7 6 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.95%) Performance Management
8 5 (5.95%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.95%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.95%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) SQL
2 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (1.19%) C#
5 1 (1.19%) C++
5 1 (1.19%) Java
5 1 (1.19%) Korn
5 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 6 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.95%) ACCA
3 5 (5.95%) CIMA
4 4 (4.76%) CCDE
4 4 (4.76%) CCIE
4 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) CCSP
5 2 (2.38%) CISSP
5 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) PMP
6 1 (1.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) Basel III
3 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.19%) GxP
3 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.19%) RACF
4 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.19%) zSecure
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) Cisco
2 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.52%) VMware
4 7 (8.33%) SAP
5 6 (7.14%) Dell
6 5 (5.95%) HP
7 3 (3.57%) Oracle
8 2 (2.38%) Adobe
8 2 (2.38%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.38%) WorldPay
9 1 (1.19%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.19%) BMC
9 1 (1.19%) Citrix
9 1 (1.19%) hybris
9 1 (1.19%) Informatica
9 1 (1.19%) Murex
9 1 (1.19%) Remedy
9 1 (1.19%) Sybase
9 1 (1.19%) Workday
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