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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 3.82% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.40 £33.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+32.53% -22.98%
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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
104 118 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 85.25% 90.08% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 78 81
Median daily rate £480 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) JBehave
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2

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 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) JBehave
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica