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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 21 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.82% 8.00% 9.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 9.20% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 13
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -19.55%
User Acceptance Testing
London

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
106 87 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 86.89% 87.00% 82.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 65 107
Average daily rate £475 £500 £565
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Test Management
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) ISEB
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Case Management
4 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (11.11%) Learning Management System

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Sentinel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) DTS
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
2 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Resource Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Service Performance Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
2 1 (11.11%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Learning Management System
2 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) MVVM
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica
2 1 (11.11%) ION Trading
2 1 (11.11%) Perforce
2 1 (11.11%) SAP