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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 30 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.52% 0.81% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.78 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -12.83%
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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
166 113 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 86.91% 91.13% 86.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 54 181
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Robotium
3 2 (33.33%) Calabash
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Appium
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 2 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Derivative
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
4 1 (16.67%) FpML
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Interest Rate Derivative

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Robotium
1 2 (33.33%) Calabash
1 2 (33.33%) Appium
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Tester
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
1 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Derivative
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (16.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Market Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
1 1 (16.67%) Tradeweb