Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 9 December 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.

Automated Testing
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 27 39
Rank change year-on-year +8 +12 -18
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 46 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 12.78% 7.46% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.49% 8.03% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 2
Canary Wharf median daily rate £525 £525 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £465 £463 £481
90th Percentile £569 £738 £634
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £525 £525 £625
% change year-on-year - -16.00% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 341 274 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 94.72% 92.88% 93.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 219 206
Canary Wharf median daily rate £550 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £375 £267 £311
90th Percentile £650 £650 £603
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £550 £525 £450
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £93.44 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +522.92% - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £93.44 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year +522.92% - -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Canary Wharf

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation in Canary Wharf

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Canary Wharf over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Automation in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (60.87%) Java
3 21 (45.65%) BDD
4 18 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (36.96%) SQL
5 17 (36.96%) TDD
6 16 (34.78%) Banking
6 16 (34.78%) RESTful
7 14 (30.43%) Microservices
8 13 (28.26%) Workflow
8 13 (28.26%) Python
9 12 (26.09%) OO
9 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
9 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
10 11 (23.91%) Web Services
10 11 (23.91%) DevOps
11 10 (21.74%) TypeScript
11 10 (21.74%) Front End Development
11 10 (21.74%) Machine Learning
11 10 (21.74%) Bitbucket
11 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
11 10 (21.74%) HTML
11 10 (21.74%) CSS
11 10 (21.74%) HTML5
11 10 (21.74%) JIRA
12 9 (19.57%) Web Development
12 9 (19.57%) Confluence
12 9 (19.57%) Open Source
12 9 (19.57%) SaaS
12 9 (19.57%) Finance

Test Automation
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 9 (19.57%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Endur
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (19.57%) SaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.17%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (19.57%) MongoDB
1 9 (19.57%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.70%) Big Data
4 3 (6.52%) Sqoop
5 2 (4.35%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.35%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.17%) Blockchain
6 1 (2.17%) Hazelcast
6 1 (2.17%) Impala
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.74%) Bitbucket
2 10 (21.74%) JIRA
3 9 (19.57%) Pylint
4 7 (15.22%) Cucumber
5 6 (13.04%) Maven
5 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (8.70%) Appium
6 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
7 3 (6.52%) Selenium
8 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.17%) CF BOSH
9 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.17%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (2.17%) Gradle
9 1 (2.17%) JUnit
9 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (34.78%) Banking
2 9 (19.57%) Finance
3 6 (13.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Angular Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (19.57%) Python Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Test Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) AWS Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Lead Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Endur Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Endur Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Mobile Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) OpenLink Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) OpenLink Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) RESTful
2 11 (23.91%) Web Services
3 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
3 10 (21.74%) CSS
3 10 (21.74%) HTML
3 10 (21.74%) HTML5
4 9 (19.57%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (19.57%) Pandas
4 9 (19.57%) pytest
4 9 (19.57%) React
4 9 (19.57%) Redux
5 6 (13.04%) Spring
6 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
6 5 (10.87%) Spring Boot
7 4 (8.70%) .NET
7 4 (8.70%) XML
8 3 (6.52%) REST
9 2 (4.35%) Entity Framework
9 2 (4.35%) NHibernate
9 2 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) Wiki
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Fintech
4 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Unix
2 4 (8.70%) Android
2 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) BDD
3 17 (36.96%) TDD
4 14 (30.43%) Microservices
5 13 (28.26%) Workflow
6 12 (26.09%) OO
7 11 (23.91%) DevOps
8 10 (21.74%) Front End Development
8 10 (21.74%) Machine Learning
9 9 (19.57%) Open Source
9 9 (19.57%) SDLC
9 9 (19.57%) Task Automation
9 9 (19.57%) Web Development
10 8 (17.39%) Scrum
11 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (13.04%) Data Modelling
11 6 (13.04%) Technical Leadership
11 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
12 5 (10.87%) Deployment Automation
12 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) Java
2 17 (36.96%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) Python
4 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 10 (21.74%) TypeScript
6 6 (13.04%) Java 8
7 3 (6.52%) C#
8 2 (4.35%) Perl
8 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.35%) VBA
9 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.17%) Groovy
9 1 (2.17%) Korn
9 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) HDFS
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Docker
3 1 (2.17%) LXC
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.17%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Ansible
1 2 (4.35%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.17%) Oozie
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Splunk
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) MuleSoft
4 2 (4.35%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.35%) DevExpress
4 2 (4.35%) Infragistics
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.17%) NetApp
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle