The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Docklands, London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 26 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 0.58% - 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £475 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £367
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -11.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.15 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+27.16% -18.91%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
147 131 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 85.47% 89.12% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 92 134
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £33.75 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Validation
London

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 20 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) BPR
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) BPR
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow