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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 26 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.14% - 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% - 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£656 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £34.28
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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
182 101 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 97.33% 86.32% 92.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 48 138
Average daily rate £488 £450 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Test Management
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Front Office
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (25.00%) C
6 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) MS Project
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Back Office
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Front Office
5 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (12.50%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Test Management
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft