Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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)
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 34 24
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10 +2
Contract jobs citing QA 14 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 4.56% 1.99% 6.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.56% 15.00% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 14
Canary Wharf median daily rate £600 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £373 £293 £340
90th Percentile £648 £555 £669
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £600 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 43 40 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 14.01% 13.29% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 38
Canary Wharf median daily rate £575 £363 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.62% -25.64% +2.63%
10th Percentile £391 £290 £289
90th Percentile £750 £610 £633
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £575 £425 £488
% change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.00% - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -70.00% - -

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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 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QA in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (28.57%) Virtual Team
4 4 (28.57%) Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) Apache
4 4 (28.57%) Python
5 3 (21.43%) Adobe
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) JUnit
5 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
5 3 (21.43%) jQuery
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) CMS
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Mercurial
5 3 (21.43%) Mockito
5 3 (21.43%) OSGi

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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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (21.43%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Summit
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) JUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Mercurial
2 3 (21.43%) Mockito
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (7.14%) Ant
4 1 (7.14%) Gradle
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Rational Rose
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Marketing
3 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Front Office
4 2 (14.29%) Games
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Lead Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum Master
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Linux Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Product Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Product Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Product Control Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Salesforce Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Salesforce Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Training Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) jQuery
1 3 (21.43%) OSGi
2 2 (14.29%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Virtual Team
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) Derivative
3 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
4 1 (7.14%) Equities
4 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) ATDD
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Feature Driven Development
4 2 (14.29%) Kanban
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) R
4 2 (14.29%) Scala
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) AWS Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) Alteryx
2 2 (14.29%) Databricks
3 1 (7.14%) Casewise
3 1 (7.14%) Perforce
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow