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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 14 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.83% 8.29% 8.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.28% 10.06% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 29
Average daily rate
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£475 £675 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £800 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-51.72% +26.08%
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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
97 159 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 84.35% 82.38% 90.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 111 248
Average daily rate £450 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £602
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Front Office
5 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Equities
5 3 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (14.29%) QA
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Test Management
6 2 (14.29%) System Testing
6 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (14.29%) RequisitePro
6 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Base SAS
2 1 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (14.29%) RequisitePro
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Rational Robot
2 1 (7.14%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Front Office
3 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (7.14%) Legal
5 1 (7.14%) Back Office
5 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Release Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Equities
2 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.14%) W3C
3 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) System Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) CFA
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.14%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle