Period
to 23 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Unit Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unit Testing over the 6 months to 23 February 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.

Unit Testing
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 38 37
Rank change year-on-year -21 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.86% 2.12% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 2.33% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
Canary Wharf median daily rate £638 £548 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% - -
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £638 £548 -
% change year-on-year +16.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

Unit Testing 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 397 258 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 94.75% 91.17% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 222 185
Canary Wharf median daily rate £550 £531 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £413 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £550 £547 £500
% change year-on-year +0.55% +9.40% -
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% -
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% -

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Canary Wharf

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Canary Wharf

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Canary Wharf over the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing 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 Unit Testing.

1 10 (83.33%) Java
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) OO
3 7 (58.33%) JUnit
3 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (58.33%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (50.00%) Data Structures
4 6 (50.00%) Banking
4 6 (50.00%) Maven
4 6 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) RESTful
5 5 (41.67%) JIRA
5 5 (41.67%) Atlassian
5 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) Java EE
5 5 (41.67%) Spring
5 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
5 5 (41.67%) Sybase
5 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
5 5 (41.67%) EJB
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) JDBC
5 5 (41.67%) HTTP
5 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
5 5 (41.67%) Kafka

Unit Testing
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 5 (41.67%) Confluence
1 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Endur
2 1 (8.33%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
1 7 (58.33%) JUnit
2 6 (50.00%) Maven
3 5 (41.67%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) Mockito
4 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) RSpec
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
1 6 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Back Office
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Front Office
4 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (41.67%) Core Java Developer
4 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 5 (41.67%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
4 5 (41.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Endur Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) Endur Developer
5 3 (25.00%) OpenLink Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) OpenLink Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Security Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Dropwizard
1 5 (41.67%) EJB
1 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
1 5 (41.67%) Java EE
1 5 (41.67%) JAX-RS
1 5 (41.67%) JDBC
1 5 (41.67%) Kafka
1 5 (41.67%) RESTful
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) Rendezvous
4 1 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (50.00%) Data Structures
3 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Mindset
3 5 (41.67%) Fintech
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (8.33%) Derivative
4 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (8.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) OO
3 7 (58.33%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) Creative Thinking
5 5 (41.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) SDLC
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (33.33%) BDD
7 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (25.00%) OOD
7 3 (25.00%) Refactoring
7 3 (25.00%) Workflow
8 2 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
8 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
8 2 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Atlassian
1 5 (41.67%) Sybase
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (8.33%) Workday