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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 17 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing Validation 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.42% 0.85% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 1.01% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate
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£525 £725 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% +48.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £585 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £865 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.97 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.91% -5.55%
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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
88 198 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 75.21% 83.90% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 165 116
Average daily rate £550 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.58 £46.23 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.51% +2.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 6 (54.55%) GAP Analysis
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
1 6 (54.55%) Use Case
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) UML
2 5 (45.45%) RUP
3 3 (27.27%) RAD
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) VB6
4 2 (18.18%) ActiveX
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) VBScript
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) JUnit
4 2 (18.18%) IIS
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) XSD

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) UML Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) ActiveX
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) XSD
1 2 (18.18%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) GAP Analysis
1 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
1 6 (54.55%) Use Case
2 5 (45.45%) UML
2 5 (45.45%) RUP
3 3 (27.27%) RAD
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VB6
2 2 (18.18%) VBScript
2 2 (18.18%) VB
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) MCT
3 1 (9.09%) MBA
3 1 (9.09%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle