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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 21 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.57% - 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% - 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £475 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+54.83% -8.82%
Test Management
London

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
109 84 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 85.83% 84.85% 84.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 62 106
Average daily rate £475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 5 (55.56%) Investment Banking
4 4 (44.44%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Derivative
6 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (22.22%) Equities
6 2 (22.22%) Front Office
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
7 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
7 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (11.11%) ISEB
7 1 (11.11%) Citrix
7 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (11.11%) RUP
7 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (11.11%) HTTP
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 5 (55.56%) Investment Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Front Office
5 1 (11.11%) Back Office
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Finance Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Performance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripter
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Derivative
1 2 (22.22%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Practice Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) RUP
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft