The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Canary Wharf region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 13 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 11 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.14% 4.52% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.24% 5.54% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 1
Average daily rate £550 £513 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -14.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £35.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.95% +36.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
119 289 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 77.27% 81.64% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 227 212
Average daily rate £500 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £365 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £660 £649
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
User Acceptance Testing
London

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 22 (88.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) Middleware
4 6 (24.00%) BPR
4 6 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (24.00%) VBA
4 6 (24.00%) MS Project
4 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (24.00%) Retail
5 5 (20.00%) Degree
5 5 (20.00%) Market Risk
5 5 (20.00%) ETL
5 5 (20.00%) SAS
5 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.00%) Base SAS
6 4 (16.00%) CRM
6 4 (16.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) Marketing
7 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Banking
7 2 (8.00%) Test Management
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 2 (8.00%) Windows
7 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 1 (4.00%) Back Office
8 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.00%) Programme Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Project
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 22 (88.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Retail
3 4 (16.00%) Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Risk Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) SAS Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Middleware
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) MDX
3 1 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) BPR
2 5 (20.00%) ETL
2 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Test Management
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) B2C
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) VBA
3 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Cognos