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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 21 14 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.97% 5.45% 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.84% 6.45% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 13
Average daily rate
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£463 £488 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £578 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.60% -23.33%
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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
137 93 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 85.09% 84.55% 85.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 66 255
Average daily rate £496 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.27% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £318 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 26 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 26 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 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) QA
4 4 (26.67%) Wealth Management
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (20.00%) Front Office
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) ETRM
6 2 (13.33%) Trayport
6 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI-AP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Front Office
4 2 (13.33%) Back Office
4 2 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Risk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Swing
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
2 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (13.33%) Equities
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Wealth Management
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) ETRM
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Trayport
2 1 (6.67%) Talarian
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) CA
2 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.67%) Charles River