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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 13 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 9.80% 7.49% 6.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 8.92% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £800 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-41.48% -
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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
85 157 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.33% 83.96% 89.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 114 214
Average daily rate £500 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £371 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 4 (23.53%) QA
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Equities
6 3 (17.65%) Front Office
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (17.65%) Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) User Stories
6 3 (17.65%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Use Case
7 2 (11.76%) System Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
7 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (5.88%) SAP CO
1 1 (5.88%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.88%) SAP FI-AP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Base SAS
2 1 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
1 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (11.76%) RequisitePro
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Rational Robot
2 1 (5.88%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Front Office
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Legal
5 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Equities
2 2 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.88%) W3C
3 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) DTCC
3 1 (5.88%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) User Stories
4 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Use Case
4 2 (11.76%) System Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Test Management
4 2 (11.76%) ETRM
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VBA
4 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.88%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Trayport
1 2 (11.76%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) CA