Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 35 34
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1 -10
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 37 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 11.01% 3.64% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.56% 3.89% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 2
Canary Wharf median daily rate £500 £563 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £425 £447 £481
90th Percentile £568 £663 £634
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £500 £563 £625
% change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +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 320 257 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 95.24% 93.45% 91.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 195 195
Canary Wharf median daily rate £500 £515 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +17.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £263 £311
90th Percentile £621 £650 £595
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £500 £515 £438
% change year-on-year -2.91% +17.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £27.19 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.25% - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £27.19 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year +81.25% - -

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 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Automation in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (45.95%) Java
4 15 (40.54%) Unix
4 15 (40.54%) Python
5 14 (37.84%) SQL
6 13 (35.14%) Scrum
7 12 (32.43%) TDD
7 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
8 11 (29.73%) Big Data
9 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
9 10 (27.03%) OO
9 10 (27.03%) Selenium
10 9 (24.32%) Wiki
10 9 (24.32%) Data Analysis
10 9 (24.32%) BDD
10 9 (24.32%) Data Extraction
10 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Excel
10 9 (24.32%) Sqoop
10 9 (24.32%) HDFS
10 9 (24.32%) Microservices
11 8 (21.62%) Hadoop YARN
11 8 (21.62%) Ansible
11 8 (21.62%) Build Automation
11 8 (21.62%) Cloudera
11 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
11 8 (21.62%) Windows
11 8 (21.62%) Finance
11 8 (21.62%) Git (software)

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 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (18.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.92%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (18.92%) Amazon S3
2 7 (18.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.70%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Big Data
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) Sqoop
3 8 (21.62%) Apache Hive
3 8 (21.62%) Hadoop
4 7 (18.92%) Impala
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.70%) Blockchain
6 1 (2.70%) Hazelcast
6 1 (2.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
1 10 (27.03%) Selenium
2 8 (21.62%) Cucumber
2 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.22%) Maven
4 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.70%) CF BOSH
6 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.70%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (2.70%) Gradle
6 1 (2.70%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Back Office
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Automation Tester
4 5 (13.51%) AWS Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Digital Transformation
4 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Lead Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Applications Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Mobile Tester
5 4 (10.81%) QA Automation Tester
5 4 (10.81%) QA Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Excel Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) RESTful
2 6 (16.22%) Spring
3 5 (13.51%) Gherkin
3 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
3 5 (13.51%) React
3 5 (13.51%) Spring Boot
4 3 (8.11%) .NET
5 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.41%) NHibernate
5 2 (5.41%) REST
5 2 (5.41%) WCF
5 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 2 (5.41%) WinForms
5 2 (5.41%) XML
6 1 (2.70%) Angular 2
6 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.70%) CSS3
6 1 (2.70%) jQuery
6 1 (2.70%) Node.js
6 1 (2.70%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Wiki
2 5 (13.51%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (13.51%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.11%) User Experience
5 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Unix
2 8 (21.62%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Android
4 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Scrum
3 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (32.43%) TDD
4 10 (27.03%) OO
5 9 (24.32%) BDD
5 9 (24.32%) Data Analysis
5 9 (24.32%) Data Extraction
5 9 (24.32%) Microservices
6 8 (21.62%) Build Automation
7 7 (18.92%) ETL
8 6 (16.22%) Front End Development
8 6 (16.22%) SDET
9 5 (13.51%) API Testing
9 5 (13.51%) ATDD
9 5 (13.51%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (13.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 5 (13.51%) Migration
9 5 (13.51%) Project Management
10 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) Python
3 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
5 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
5 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (18.92%) Korn
5 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
6 6 (16.22%) Java 8
7 3 (8.11%) C#
8 2 (5.41%) Perl
8 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.41%) VBA
9 1 (2.70%) Groovy
9 1 (2.70%) Ruby
9 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) HDFS
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Docker
3 1 (2.70%) LXC
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Ansible
1 8 (21.62%) Hadoop YARN
1 8 (21.62%) Puppet
2 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Cloudera
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) MuleSoft
4 2 (5.41%) DevExpress
4 2 (5.41%) Google
4 2 (5.41%) Infragistics
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp