Period
to 18 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 6 months to 18 March 2019 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.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 45 40
Rank change year-on-year -20 -5 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.50% 0.74% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.81% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Canary Wharf median daily rate £500 £500 -
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £500 £500 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

Test Scripting 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 379 247 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 94.75% 91.14% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 213 182
Canary Wharf median daily rate £550 £550 £509
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.99%
10th Percentile £413 £335 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £81.25 £15.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +441.67% -69.23% +87.50%
10th Percentile £27.38 £15.00 £44.13
90th Percentile £142.13 £15.00 £52.38
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £81.25 £15.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year +441.67% -69.23% +87.50%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Canary Wharf

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Canary Wharf

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting.

1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Appium
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) WCAG
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Games
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
3 2 (33.33%) RSpec
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing

Test Scripting
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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Appium
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) RSpec
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
1 2 (33.33%) WCAG