The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management 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 Test Management over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 21 33 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.77% 0.94% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.14% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 10
Average daily rate
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£650 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £381
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £30.00 £62.75
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -52.19%
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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
94 176 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.19% 83.02% 87.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 132 270
Average daily rate £450 £525 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £704 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% +3.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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Top 24 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Test Management 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 Test Management.

1 2 (100.00%) Equities
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) DTCC
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Test Management 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 Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) DTCC
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center