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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 29 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.60% - 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% - 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£638 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £57.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-46.95% +64.28%
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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
158 103 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 84.49% 90.35% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 50 129
Average daily rate £475 £450 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Front Office
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) Equities
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) Back Office
5 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
6 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
3 4 (57.14%) Front Office
4 2 (28.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Equities
2 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 1 (14.29%) Derivative
3 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft