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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
London / Canary Wharf
Rank - 22 24
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf - 0.83% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.93% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £648 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £44.85 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.69% +19.60%  

Unit Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 120 107 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 90.91% 88.43% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 93 64
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 £375 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.69% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing 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 Unit Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Unit Testing
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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA