The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
London / Docklands, London
Rank 16 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 1.79% - 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% - 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £380
% change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +8.69%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 54 43 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 96.43% 75.44% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 62
Median daily rate £550 £477 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.42% -13.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £365 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £54.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London citing Validation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Docklands, London

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Docklands, London

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Docklands, London

Validation
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Validation.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (50.00%) MiFID
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Equities
1 1 (50.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CRISC
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
1 1 (50.00%) MiFID