The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role 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 Manager in their job title 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 Manager
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - - 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
Test Manager
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114 88 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 89.76% 88.89% 88.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 64 104
Average daily rate £466 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.19% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £380 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Banking
1 6 (75.00%) Test Management
2 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Derivative
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Front Office
4 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Back Office
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) MS Project
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Equities
5 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing

Test Manager
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 that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Front Office
4 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft