The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 29 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.58% - 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£525 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -59.67%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
164 91 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 95.35% 91.92% 91.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 51 225
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £24.13 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.02% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Tester across the Canary Wharf region.

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Tester across the Canary Wharf region.

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Tester
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Tradeweb
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (50.00%) FpML
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (50.00%) Tradeweb