The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 74 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 163 190 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.78% 3.27% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 4.22% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 132 218
Average daily rate
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£425 £444 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £276 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
User Acceptance Testing
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4608 4500 5541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.70% 77.53% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3635 3349 4119
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 95
Average hourly rate £21.30 £23.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.85 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of 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.

1 141 (44.20%) Finance
2 110 (34.48%) Banking
3 75 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (19.12%) Business Analysis
4 61 (19.12%) SQL
5 48 (15.05%) QA
5 48 (15.05%) System Integration Testing
6 46 (14.42%) System Testing
7 43 (13.48%) Migration
7 43 (13.48%) Integration Testing
8 42 (13.17%) Investment Banking
9 41 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
10 40 (12.54%) Test Scripting
11 37 (11.60%) Microsoft
12 33 (10.34%) Project Management
13 28 (8.78%) Degree
14 26 (8.15%) MS Excel
15 25 (7.84%) SQL Server
16 24 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (7.52%) Oracle
17 23 (7.21%) Java
17 23 (7.21%) Retail
17 23 (7.21%) Use Case
18 22 (6.90%) Time Management
18 22 (6.90%) SDLC
19 21 (6.58%) Waterfall
19 21 (6.58%) Validation
19 21 (6.58%) Change Management
20 20 (6.27%) Scrum
20 20 (6.27%) CRM

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of 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 10 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.25%) Apache
2 4 (1.25%) CMS
3 3 (0.94%) LiveLink
4 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.63%) WordPress
4 2 (0.63%) FileNet
4 2 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.31%) Confluence
5 1 (0.31%) Kentico
5 1 (0.31%) Node.js
5 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.31%) IIS
5 1 (0.31%) JBoss
5 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.31%) Documentum
Applications
1 26 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.33%) MS Visio
3 15 (4.70%) MS Office
4 13 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.57%) MS Project
6 3 (0.94%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.31%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.88%) thinkFolio
2 4 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.25%) Agresso
2 4 (1.25%) LatentZero
3 3 (0.94%) Tesseract
3 3 (0.94%) Minerva
3 3 (0.94%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.94%) assyst
3 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.63%) Exstream
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.63%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.63%) Endur
4 2 (0.63%) Radian6
5 1 (0.31%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.94%) Force.com
1 3 (0.94%) SaaS
2 2 (0.63%) Heroku
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.31%) Taleo
3 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.31%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.25%) PSTN
2 3 (0.94%) DNS
2 3 (0.94%) 3G
2 3 (0.94%) Firewall
2 3 (0.94%) 4G
2 3 (0.94%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (0.63%) 2G
3 2 (0.63%) SS7
3 2 (0.63%) TCAP
3 2 (0.63%) ISUP
3 2 (0.63%) SCCP
3 2 (0.63%) INAP
3 2 (0.63%) CTI
3 2 (0.63%) GSM
3 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) SMS
4 1 (0.31%) DHCP
4 1 (0.31%) Intranet
4 1 (0.31%) SAN
4 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.51%) DTS
5 8 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.19%) EDRMS
7 6 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.25%) Big Data
9 4 (1.25%) Data Mart
9 4 (1.25%) MySQL
9 4 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.63%) QlikView
10 2 (0.63%) MarkLogic
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (3.76%) JIRA
2 8 (2.51%) Selenium
2 8 (2.51%) TeamCity
2 8 (2.51%) HP UFT
2 8 (2.51%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.25%) PowerBuilder
4 4 (1.25%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.94%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.94%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.94%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.94%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.94%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.63%) Subversion
7 1 (0.31%) Maven
7 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.31%) JUnit
7 1 (0.31%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
General
1 141 (44.20%) Finance
2 110 (34.48%) Banking
3 42 (13.17%) Investment Banking
4 23 (7.21%) Retail
5 15 (4.70%) Retail Banking
6 12 (3.76%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.45%) Front Office
7 11 (3.45%) Back Office
8 9 (2.82%) Advertising
9 8 (2.51%) Legal
9 8 (2.51%) Marketing
10 6 (1.88%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.94%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.94%) Wholesale Banking
12 3 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.94%) Law
13 2 (0.63%) Billing
13 2 (0.63%) French Language
14 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 154 (48.28%) Analyst
2 88 (27.59%) Business Analyst
3 44 (13.79%) Test Analyst
4 33 (10.34%) Test Manager
5 25 (7.84%) Developer
6 24 (7.52%) Tester
7 20 (6.27%) Project Manager
8 18 (5.64%) Test Leader
9 16 (5.02%) Systems Analyst
10 15 (4.70%) Architect
10 15 (4.70%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (4.39%) Systems Tester
12 13 (4.08%) Data Analyst
13 12 (3.76%) Banking Business Analyst
14 10 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.13%) Consultant
15 8 (2.51%) Senior Test Analyst
16 7 (2.19%) UAT Analyst
16 7 (2.19%) Systems Test Analyst
16 7 (2.19%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.64%) .NET
2 12 (3.76%) XML
3 10 (3.13%) Middleware
3 10 (3.13%) Web Services
4 8 (2.51%) HTML
5 7 (2.19%) JRules
6 6 (1.88%) SOAP
7 5 (1.57%) CSS
8 4 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (1.25%) REST
9 3 (0.94%) Gherkin
9 3 (0.94%) JSON
9 3 (0.94%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.94%) Swing
10 2 (0.63%) EDI
10 2 (0.63%) JMS
10 2 (0.63%) DHTML
10 2 (0.63%) LAMP
10 2 (0.63%) Visualforce
11 1 (0.31%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.64%) SWIFT
3 13 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (3.45%) Derivative
5 10 (3.13%) Market Risk
6 8 (2.51%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.51%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.19%) Fixed Income
7 7 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.88%) User Experience
8 6 (1.88%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.25%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.25%) Equities
9 4 (1.25%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.94%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.94%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.94%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (0.94%) NHS
10 3 (0.94%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.02%) Windows
2 9 (2.82%) Linux
3 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.25%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.25%) UNIX
4 3 (0.94%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.31%) Solaris
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (19.12%) Business Analysis
3 48 (15.05%) System Integration Testing
4 46 (14.42%) System Testing
5 43 (13.48%) Integration Testing
5 43 (13.48%) Migration
6 40 (12.54%) Test Scripting
7 33 (10.34%) Project Management
8 24 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (7.21%) Use Case
10 22 (6.90%) Time Management
10 22 (6.90%) SDLC
11 21 (6.58%) Waterfall
11 21 (6.58%) Validation
11 21 (6.58%) Change Management
12 20 (6.27%) CRM
12 20 (6.27%) Scrum
12 20 (6.27%) Test Strategy
13 19 (5.96%) Data Migration
14 17 (5.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (19.12%) SQL
2 23 (7.21%) Java
3 10 (3.13%) VBA
4 8 (2.51%) PHP
4 8 (2.51%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.51%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.19%) C#
6 6 (1.88%) Python
7 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.94%) C++
8 3 (0.94%) Perl
8 3 (0.94%) VB
8 3 (0.94%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.94%) VB6
8 3 (0.94%) C
9 2 (0.63%) COBOL
9 2 (0.63%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.63%) Lua
9 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 28 (8.78%) Degree
2 16 (5.02%) ISEB
3 14 (4.39%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.31%) PMP
7 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) PgMP
7 1 (0.31%) MCSD
7 1 (0.31%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.31%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (15.05%) QA
2 8 (2.51%) Solvency II
3 6 (1.88%) Basel III
4 3 (0.94%) EMIR
4 3 (0.94%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.94%) SLA
5 2 (0.63%) GAAP
5 2 (0.63%) FATCA
5 2 (0.63%) COREP
5 2 (0.63%) FINREP
6 1 (0.31%) CDISC
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) XenApp
3 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (5.96%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.13%) Puppet
3 8 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.51%) Control-M
4 4 (1.25%) SCCM
5 3 (0.94%) SCOM
6 2 (0.63%) DameWare
6 2 (0.63%) Pingdom
6 2 (0.63%) Graphite
Vendors
1 37 (11.60%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.52%) Oracle
3 17 (5.33%) HP
4 12 (3.76%) SAP
5 8 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.19%) webMethods
6 7 (2.19%) Guidewire
7 6 (1.88%) Cognos
7 6 (1.88%) Informatica
8 4 (1.25%) Citrix
8 4 (1.25%) Sun
8 4 (1.25%) CODA
8 4 (1.25%) Remedy
8 4 (1.25%) WorldPay
8 4 (1.25%) OpenText
9 3 (0.94%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.94%) Infor
9 3 (0.94%) Tableau
9 3 (0.94%) Charles River
9 3 (0.94%) AppSense
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £580.00 per month
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £381 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + 6 month term+
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago