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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 17 13 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.87% 6.20% 4.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.26% 7.84% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 11
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £530
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £566 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £21.94 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-13.84% -40.70%
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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
109 102 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.21% 79.07% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 80 248
Average daily rate £500 £475 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £315 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £750 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £25.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) Front Office
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) QA
4 4 (25.00%) Wealth Management
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Legal
6 2 (12.50%) Back Office
6 2 (12.50%) Equities
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) MS Office
6 2 (12.50%) VBA
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI-AP
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
1 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Front Office
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Back Office
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Operational Risk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Operational Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Operational Risk Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Product Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Flex Developer
4 1 (6.25%) GUI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
2 1 (6.25%) Swing
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (12.50%) Equities
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Derivative
3 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) ETRM
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Change Control
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 2 (12.50%) User Stories
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Trayport
2 1 (6.25%) Talarian
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) CA
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.25%) Charles River