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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 25 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.79% 5.07% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 5.93% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Median daily rate £450 £525 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £50.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +75.43%

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
111 118 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 88.10% 85.51% 87.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 96 74
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £350 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £648 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Java Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle