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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 21 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.90% 1.03% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 1.19% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £503
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
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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
76 84 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 72.38% 86.60% 82.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 69 109
Average daily rate £490 £500 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £393 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 May 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Market Risk
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Derivative
3 2 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Front Office
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Market Risk Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Market Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Market Risk Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Market Risk
1 2 (33.33%) Derivative
1 2 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft