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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.77% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£563 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +167.85%
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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
96 159 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 84.96% 82.81% 90.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 113 242
Average daily rate £450 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Test Automation 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 Automation.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Test Automation 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 Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Akka
1 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Greeks
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Parallel Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Basel III
1 1 (50.00%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Flume