Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Quality Assurance (QA)
London > Canary Wharf
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 31 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 +8
Contract jobs citing QA 6 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.55% 2.59% 6.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.69% 26.92% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 13
Canary Wharf median daily rate £625 £518 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.77% +1.47% +4.62%
10th Percentile £500 £331 £413
90th Percentile £650 £648 £570
London median daily rate £470 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.82% +10.00% -57.89%

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 29 26 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 12.34% 9.63% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 30
Canary Wharf median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £425 £293 £269
90th Percentile £650 £661 £641
London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £15.00 - -
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% +7.50% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Canary Wharf

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing QA in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Canary Wharf

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Canary Wharf over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QA in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing QA 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 QA.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Sybase
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) DB2
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) JBehave
5 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
6 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Front Office
6 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (16.67%) SAP
6 1 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (16.67%) CRM

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Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) JBehave
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front Office C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripter
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) BDD
1 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) SAP