The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - - 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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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
80 151 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.33% 84.36% 89.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 111 197
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 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
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 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) RequisitePro
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) TestNG
2 1 (33.33%) Mockito
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Robot
2 1 (33.33%) W3C
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) RUP

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) RequisitePro
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) TestNG
2 1 (33.33%) Mockito
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Robot
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM