The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 16 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.80% 5.69% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 6.86% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Median daily rate £625 £438 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -5.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £31.75
% change year-on-year +12.35% -29.92%  

User Acceptance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 93 102 151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 86.92% 82.93% 90.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 80 103
Median daily rate £535 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.63% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Canary Wharf

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Threat Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) PayPal
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Banking Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Scala Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Payments Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2SE
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Threat Management
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Scala
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) PayPal
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase