The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.86% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £11.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+193.47% -67.14%
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
102 180 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 87.93% 82.19% 84.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 134 256
Average daily rate £450 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Software Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) DTCC
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) DTCC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center