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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 27 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.24% - 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£505 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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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
137 93 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 85.09% 84.55% 85.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 66 255
Average daily rate £496 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.27% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £318 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Python

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (50.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft