Period
to 19 January 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 19 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.

Automated Testing
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 34 21
Rank change year-on-year +14 -13 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 28 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 9.27% 1.68% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.18% 1.80% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 4 17
Canary Wharf median daily rate £497 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.55% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £463 £433 £355
90th Percentile £713 £620 £664
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £497 £500 £525
% change year-on-year -0.55% -4.76% +2.44%
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 275 278 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 91.06% 93.60% 87.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 203 217
Canary Wharf median daily rate £525 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £294 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £649 £630
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £525 £464 £500
% change year-on-year +13.21% -7.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £15.00 £48.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.23% - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £15.00 £48.75 -
% change year-on-year -69.23% - -

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 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Automation in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) Scrum
3 18 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (60.71%) Kanban
5 16 (57.14%) BDD
6 14 (50.00%) Finance
7 13 (46.43%) Selenium
7 13 (46.43%) DevOps
8 11 (39.29%) TDD
9 10 (35.71%) C++
9 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
9 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
10 9 (32.14%) Java
10 9 (32.14%) Retail
10 9 (32.14%) User Experience
10 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
11 8 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
11 8 (28.57%) Maven
11 8 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (28.57%) C
11 8 (28.57%) Release Management
11 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (25.00%) QA
12 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (25.00%) Entity Framework
12 7 (25.00%) Apple iOS
12 7 (25.00%) Web Development
12 7 (25.00%) Nucleus RTOS

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 3 (10.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (10.71%) Apache
1 3 (10.71%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
1 1 (3.57%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Selenium
2 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
4 8 (28.57%) Maven
5 7 (25.00%) NUnit
6 6 (21.43%) Jasmine
7 4 (14.29%) ReSharper
7 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow
7 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (10.71%) JUnit
8 3 (10.71%) Mercurial
8 3 (10.71%) Mockito
8 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
9 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
10 1 (3.57%) Gradle
10 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
10 1 (3.57%) JIRA
10 1 (3.57%) Mocha
10 1 (3.57%) webpack
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
4 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Front Office
4 2 (7.14%) Games
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) DevOps Developer
2 8 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Salesforce Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 8 (28.57%) UI Developer
2 8 (28.57%) UI Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) UI/UX Developer
2 8 (28.57%) UX Developer
2 8 (28.57%) UX Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Agile Developer
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
1 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 7 (25.00%) jQuery
1 7 (25.00%) React Native
2 5 (17.86%) Code First Entity Framework
2 5 (17.86%) CSS
3 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.71%) OSGi
5 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.14%) HTML
5 2 (7.14%) Redux
5 2 (7.14%) TensorFlow
6 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.57%) CSS3
6 1 (3.57%) Marionette.js
6 1 (3.57%) Node.js
6 1 (3.57%) React
6 1 (3.57%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) User Experience
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.57%) Derivative
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Android
1 7 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 7 (25.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) Scrum
3 18 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (60.71%) Kanban
5 16 (57.14%) BDD
6 13 (46.43%) DevOps
7 11 (39.29%) TDD
8 8 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (28.57%) Release Management
8 8 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
9 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 7 (25.00%) MVC
9 7 (25.00%) Pair Programming
9 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (25.00%) Web Development
10 4 (14.29%) Android Development
10 4 (14.29%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C++
1 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (32.14%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) C
4 7 (25.00%) C#
5 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (10.71%) Python
7 2 (7.14%) R
8 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.57%) ES6
8 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.57%) Scala
8 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe
3 2 (7.14%) Alteryx
3 2 (7.14%) Databricks
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Perforce
4 1 (3.57%) Solace
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter