The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 21 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.16% 2.25% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 2.60% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £575 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £48.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.29% +47.69%
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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
145 154 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 93.55% 86.52% 89.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 124 77
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 8 (72.73%) Reference Data
2 6 (54.55%) DTCC
2 6 (54.55%) MiFID
2 6 (54.55%) Fixed Income
2 6 (54.55%) Equities
2 6 (54.55%) Legal
2 6 (54.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (54.55%) Middleware
2 6 (54.55%) ASIC
2 6 (54.55%) DSL
2 6 (54.55%) FpML
2 6 (54.55%) EMIR
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Validation
3 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Retail
4 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DSL
General
1 6 (54.55%) Legal
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Business Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Report Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Business Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Reporting Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Delivery Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) FpML
1 6 (54.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Reference Data
2 6 (54.55%) ASIC
2 6 (54.55%) DTCC
2 6 (54.55%) Equities
2 6 (54.55%) Fixed Income
2 6 (54.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
2 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) EMIR
1 6 (54.55%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft