The median contractor rate for a Tester was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.52% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -2.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.57 £44.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -42.22% +36.15%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 122 109 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 92.42% 90.08% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 90 66
Median daily rate £550 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.41% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf that featured Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Canary Wharf

Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tester in Canary Wharf

Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Tester in Canary Wharf

Tester Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning

Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase