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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.76% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-22.98% +8.75%
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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
111 104 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.46% 81.25% 84.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 80 248
Average daily rate £500 £450 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £25.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

Test Strategy Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Derivative
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Front Office
4 1 (20.00%) Appium
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Market Risk
4 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (20.00%) Tradeweb
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Robotium
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Calabash
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Robotium
1 1 (20.00%) Calabash
1 1 (20.00%) Appium
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Derivative
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (20.00%) Tradeweb