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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.67% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £31.56 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -28.28%
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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
158 103 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 84.49% 90.35% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 50 129
Average daily rate £475 £450 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Test Strategy Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Test Strategy 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 Strategy.

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Front Office
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Appium
5 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (20.00%) Robotium
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) Calabash
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) VBA
5 2 (20.00%) DSL
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) JBehave
5 2 (20.00%) Confluence

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Test Strategy 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 Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) JBehave
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (20.00%) Robotium
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Calabash
2 2 (20.00%) Appium
2 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Front Office
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) FpML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (10.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Test Management
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) BDD
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) VBA
1 2 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (10.00%) Tradeweb