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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 21 14
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 0 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf - 2.42% 9.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.78% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Median daily rate - £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -0.64% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £20.75 £18.90
% change year-on-year +42.16% +9.78%  

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 117 108 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 90.00% 87.10% 88.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 92 63
Median daily rate £550 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 29 March 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) PMP
5 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) STL
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing

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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Payments Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Product Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
1 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) PayPal
2 1 (14.29%) Solace
2 1 (14.29%) Talarian
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO