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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 25 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.78% 0.73% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.85% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £349
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £35.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.99% +19.16%

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
114 117 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 88.37% 85.40% 87.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 95 74
Median daily rate £550 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £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 £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 20 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting.

1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Reference Data
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management

Test Scripting
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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Delivery Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Informatica