The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 14 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing Validation 7 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 5.98% 0.76% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.14% 0.85% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£500 £518 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% +47.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.65 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +7.57%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86 234 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 73.50% 88.64% 79.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 197 136
Average daily rate £501 £530 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.56% +0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £698
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £41.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 8 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
1 8 (66.67%) Use Case
2 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) ISEB
3 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (50.00%) UML
3 6 (50.00%) RUP
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Time Management
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) RAD
6 2 (16.67%) Test Management
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Cash Management
6 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) MS Project
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Back Office
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (8.33%) SAP SD

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) UML Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP SD Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XSD
1 1 (8.33%) XSL
1 1 (8.33%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
1 8 (66.67%) Use Case
2 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (50.00%) UML
3 6 (50.00%) RUP
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Time Management
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) RAD
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Cash Management
6 2 (16.67%) Test Management
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
7 1 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
7 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
1 1 (8.33%) VB
1 1 (8.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP