The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Canary Wharf 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 18 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Contract jobs citing QA 3 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.42% 3.42% 1.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 20.83% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 6
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£438 £364 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.35% -35.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £220 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £503 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -33.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 48 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 12.10% 16.44% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 31 23
Average daily rate £475 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £220 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%
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Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region.

QA Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA 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 QA.

1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) MDX
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) WATIR
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) RSpec
3 1 (20.00%) JBehave
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA 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 QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) WATIR
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (20.00%) RSpec
1 1 (20.00%) JBehave
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) PMO Manager
1 1 (20.00%) TM1 Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) RUP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP