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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank - 32 42
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 1.08% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.27% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £400 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -15.66%
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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
80 157 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.33% 84.86% 89.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 114 209
Average daily rate £500 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) DTCC
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) DTCC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center