The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting 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 Scripting over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 27 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.85% - 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£600 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+17.07% +18.26%
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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
137 93 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 84.57% 84.55% 85.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 65 247
Average daily rate £493 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £315 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Canary Wharf region.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting.

1 3 (100.00%) Front Office
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Derivative
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) Tradeweb
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Market Risk
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (33.33%) Charles River
3 1 (33.33%) FpML

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (100.00%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Product Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Market Risk
2 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Tradeweb
1 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
1 1 (33.33%) Charles River