The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 13 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 6.84% 6.78% 6.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 8.08% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
Average daily rate
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£413 £530 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.16% +23.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £413 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £720 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-51.72% +26.08%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 198 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 75.21% 83.90% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 165 116
Average daily rate £550 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.58 £46.23 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.51% +2.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Docklands, London region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Docklands, London region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Retail
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (20.00%) PMI
4 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) MS Office
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
5 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (6.67%) International Banking
6 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
6 1 (6.67%) QA
6 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Base SAS
1 1 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 1 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (6.67%) Rational Robot
1 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (6.67%) RequisitePro
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (6.67%) International Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Front Office
5 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
2 2 (13.33%) IT Programme Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Data Integration Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.67%) UAT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Report Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) PMI
2 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) Use Case
3 2 (13.33%) Test Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) System Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Cash Management
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft