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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 23 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.34% 0.80% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £840 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £44.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+27.10% +35.60%

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
116 108 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 90.63% 86.40% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 88 56
Median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) JBehave
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) WATIR
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) MiFID
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) SDET
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Capybara
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing

Automated Testing
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) JBehave
3 1 (33.33%) Capybara
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) WATIR
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripter
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) MiFID
2 1 (33.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase