Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 33 34
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -9
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 30 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 8.65% 3.28% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.20% 3.57% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 6
Canary Wharf median daily rate £500 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% -
10th Percentile £328 £414 £431
90th Percentile £588 £533 £556
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £500 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% -
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 326 224 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 93.95% 91.80% 87.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 164 180
Canary Wharf median daily rate £500 £515 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +17.71% -7.89%
10th Percentile £350 £281 £313
90th Percentile £630 £650 £625
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £500 £520 £438
% change year-on-year -3.85% +18.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -42.31% -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +133.33% -42.31% -

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 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Automation in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Scrum
3 13 (43.33%) Python
3 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (40.00%) Unix
5 11 (36.67%) Finance
5 11 (36.67%) Selenium
6 10 (33.33%) SQL
7 9 (30.00%) Java
7 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (30.00%) TDD
7 9 (30.00%) QA
7 9 (30.00%) Big Data
8 8 (26.67%) BDD
8 8 (26.67%) Wiki
8 8 (26.67%) Data Extraction
8 8 (26.67%) Data Analysis
8 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (26.67%) Sqoop
8 8 (26.67%) HDFS
9 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
9 7 (23.33%) Windows
9 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
9 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
9 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
9 7 (23.33%) ATDD
9 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
10 6 (20.00%) Cloudera
10 6 (20.00%) Puppet

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:

Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Endur
1 2 (6.67%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 6 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
4 1 (3.33%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Big Data
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) Sqoop
3 6 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (20.00%) Impala
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Selenium
2 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
2 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.33%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (3.33%) Gradle
7 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.33%) JIRA
7 1 (3.33%) JUnit
7 1 (3.33%) Maven
7 1 (3.33%) NUnit
7 1 (3.33%) ReSharper
7 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Back Office
3 3 (10.00%) Games
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Developer
1 6 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
1 6 (20.00%) Tester
2 5 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 5 (16.67%) Digital Transformation
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Applications Tester
3 4 (13.33%) Mobile Tester
3 4 (13.33%) QA Automation Tester
3 4 (13.33%) QA Tester
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Scrum Master
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Excel Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 5 (16.67%) React
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.67%) REST
4 2 (6.67%) TensorFlow
4 2 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.33%) Code First Entity Framework
5 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.33%) JavaFX
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) OAuth
5 1 (3.33%) OpenID
5 1 (3.33%) React Native
5 1 (3.33%) Swing
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Wiki
2 5 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.67%) User Experience
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Unix
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 5 (16.67%) Android
3 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 5 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Scrum
3 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (30.00%) TDD
5 8 (26.67%) BDD
5 8 (26.67%) Data Analysis
5 8 (26.67%) Data Extraction
6 7 (23.33%) ATDD
7 6 (20.00%) Analytics
7 6 (20.00%) Build Automation
7 6 (20.00%) ETL
7 6 (20.00%) Kanban
7 6 (20.00%) SDET
8 5 (16.67%) API Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
8 5 (16.67%) Microservices
8 5 (16.67%) Migration
9 4 (13.33%) API Integration
9 4 (13.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Python
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) Java
4 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
5 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (20.00%) Korn
5 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.67%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) R
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (6.67%) VBA
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) HDFS
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Ansible
1 6 (20.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 6 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Cloudera
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Alteryx
3 2 (6.67%) Databricks
3 2 (6.67%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.33%) Google