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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 24 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.65% 4.20% 5.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 4.63% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 13
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£525 £488 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
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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
167 108 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 86.98% 90.76% 86.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 49 175
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
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 31 July 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 7 (43.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
3 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 4 (25.00%) Wealth Management
5 3 (18.75%) Straight-Through Processing
5 3 (18.75%) QA
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) Front Office
6 2 (12.50%) Back Office
6 2 (12.50%) Middleware
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Equities
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Derivative
6 2 (12.50%) Test Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) HBase
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Front Office
4 2 (12.50%) Back Office
4 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) GUI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Flex Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Product Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
2 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Equities
3 2 (12.50%) Derivative
4 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
4 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 3 (18.75%) Straight-Through Processing
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
6 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.25%) Charles River
2 1 (6.25%) Talarian
2 1 (6.25%) Blue Prism