The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 23 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.60% 0.82% 7.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.93% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.48% +15.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
114 107 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 91.20% 87.70% 88.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 87 63
Median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Canary Wharf region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance 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 User Acceptance Testing.

1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
6 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared

User Acceptance 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 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Product Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (30.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Intel
2 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (10.00%) PayPal
2 1 (10.00%) Solace
2 1 (10.00%) Talarian
2 1 (10.00%) TIBCO