The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
London / Docklands, London
Rank 13 13 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 6.90% 1.79% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 2.33% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £500 - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £18.45
% change year-on-year +20.48% +12.46%  

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 Docklands, London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 56 43 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 96.55% 76.79% 81.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 61
Median daily rate £555 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.84% -13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £365 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £54.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London 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 Docklands, London

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Docklands, London

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor 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 in Docklands, London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Docklands, London

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) MS Project
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) MiFID
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (25.00%) Equities
4 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (50.00%) MS Project
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Banking Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Finance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Finance Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Equities
2 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft