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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 21 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.83% 1.43% 4.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.75% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 18
Average daily rate
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- £265 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £348 £373
% change year-on-year
-6.47% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+64.28% -17.64%
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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
106 171 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 88.33% 81.43% 85.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 127 259
Average daily rate £450 £550 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
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 £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +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

Test Management
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 2 October 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%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) DTCC
2 1 (50.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML Messaging
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Equities
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) DTCC
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Fujitsu
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com