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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 13 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 13 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.85% 6.13% 9.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.64% 7.39% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 35
Average daily rate
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£450 £800 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £380 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £800 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% -26.15%
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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
94 176 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.19% 83.02% 87.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 132 270
Average daily rate £450 £525 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £704 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% +3.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Equities
4 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Retail
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Front Office
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (15.38%) RequisitePro
5 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Base SAS
2 1 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (15.38%) RequisitePro
1 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Rational Robot
2 1 (7.69%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Front Office
5 1 (7.69%) Back Office
5 1 (7.69%) Legal
5 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Release Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Integration Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Equities
2 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.69%) W3C
3 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.69%) Derivative
3 1 (7.69%) DTCC
3 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) System Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Solvency II
2 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) IBM