The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation 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 Automation over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 3.73% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £505 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
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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
97 146 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 85.09% 90.68% 87.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 93 66
Median daily rate £500 £493 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £352 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf