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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 78 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 91 151 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.69% 2.77% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 3.45% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 115 127
Median daily rate £445 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% +32.60%
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
2874 4371 4788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.95% 80.22% 80.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2355 3440 3602
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 41
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +16.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 91 (45.27%) Finance
2 53 (26.37%) SQL
3 48 (23.88%) Banking
4 37 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (12.44%) Oracle
6 22 (10.95%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (10.45%) Migration
8 20 (9.95%) Business Analysis
8 20 (9.95%) Integration Testing
9 19 (9.45%) Test Scripting
9 19 (9.45%) Derivative
10 18 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (8.96%) Java
10 18 (8.96%) Project Management
10 18 (8.96%) System Integration Testing
11 17 (8.46%) Microsoft
11 17 (8.46%) Investment Banking
12 16 (7.96%) Oracle Database
12 16 (7.96%) System Testing
12 16 (7.96%) QA
12 16 (7.96%) MS Excel
13 15 (7.46%) Linux
13 15 (7.46%) Test Strategy
13 15 (7.46%) Manual Testing
14 14 (6.97%) Test Automation
14 14 (6.97%) SQL Server
14 14 (6.97%) Legal
15 13 (6.47%) Regression Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 10 (4.98%) CMS
3 6 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.99%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.00%) Apache
5 2 (1.00%) Confluence
6 1 (0.50%) Drupal
6 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.50%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) JBoss
6 1 (0.50%) Jetty
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.48%) MS Office
2 9 (4.48%) MS Project
3 7 (3.48%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.00%) RiskWrite
1 2 (1.00%) Summit
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) HFM
2 1 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.50%) Salerio
2 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.50%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.50%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.50%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.47%) HTTP
2 2 (1.00%) Firewall
2 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.00%) WebEx
3 1 (0.50%) BGP
3 1 (0.50%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.50%) Frame Relay
3 1 (0.50%) Internet
3 1 (0.50%) IPsec
3 1 (0.50%) IPv4
3 1 (0.50%) IPv6
3 1 (0.50%) Multicast
3 1 (0.50%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.50%) SAN
3 1 (0.50%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (0.50%) SSL
3 1 (0.50%) TACACS
3 1 (0.50%) VPN
3 1 (0.50%) VRRP
3 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (7.96%) Oracle Database
3 14 (6.97%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (4.48%) MS Access
6 8 (3.98%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.50%) Big Data
9 1 (0.50%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.50%) DTS
9 1 (0.50%) OLAP
9 1 (0.50%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (6.47%) JIRA
2 10 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.48%) Maven
4 6 (2.99%) LoadRunner
5 5 (2.49%) JMeter
6 4 (1.99%) Selenium
6 4 (1.99%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.49%) MSI
7 3 (1.49%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.00%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.00%) InstallShield
8 2 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.50%) Grunt
9 1 (0.50%) gulp
9 1 (0.50%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.50%) JUnit
9 1 (0.50%) NUnit
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 91 (45.27%) Finance
2 48 (23.88%) Banking
3 17 (8.46%) Investment Banking
4 14 (6.97%) Legal
5 12 (5.97%) Advertising
6 11 (5.47%) Retail
7 10 (4.98%) Financial Institution
8 8 (3.98%) Front Office
9 4 (1.99%) Back Office
9 4 (1.99%) Law
9 4 (1.99%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.49%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.49%) Marketing
11 2 (1.00%) Games
11 2 (1.00%) Private Banking
11 2 (1.00%) Publishing
12 1 (0.50%) Billing
12 1 (0.50%) Electronics
12 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (43.28%) Analyst
2 38 (18.91%) Business Analyst
3 33 (16.42%) Test Analyst
4 18 (8.96%) Test Manager
5 17 (8.46%) Test Leader
6 15 (7.46%) Banking Analyst
7 13 (6.47%) Developer
7 13 (6.47%) Tester
8 11 (5.47%) Project Manager
9 10 (4.98%) UAT Analyst
10 9 (4.48%) UAT Lead
10 9 (4.48%) UAT Manager
10 9 (4.48%) UAT Test Lead
10 9 (4.48%) UAT Tester
11 8 (3.98%) UAT Test Analyst
11 8 (3.98%) UAT Test Manager
12 7 (3.48%) Build Engineer
12 7 (3.48%) Consultant
12 7 (3.48%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 7 (3.48%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.98%) XML
2 5 (2.49%) .NET
2 5 (2.49%) HTML
3 2 (1.00%) Behat
3 2 (1.00%) CSS
3 2 (1.00%) JSP
3 2 (1.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.50%) COM
4 1 (0.50%) CSS3
4 1 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.50%) Flash
4 1 (0.50%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.50%) J2EE
4 1 (0.50%) Murex MxML
4 1 (0.50%) RESTful
4 1 (0.50%) Sass
4 1 (0.50%) SOAP
4 1 (0.50%) Spring
4 1 (0.50%) Web Services
4 1 (0.50%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.45%) Derivative
3 11 (5.47%) Reinsurance
4 10 (4.98%) Clustering
4 10 (4.98%) Hedge funds
5 8 (3.98%) Equities
6 6 (2.99%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.99%) User Experience
7 5 (2.49%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.99%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.49%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.49%) Fintech
9 3 (1.49%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.49%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.00%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (1.00%) Learning Management System
10 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.46%) Linux
2 13 (6.47%) Windows
3 10 (4.98%) Unix
4 2 (1.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.50%) Android
5 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (10.45%) Migration
3 20 (9.95%) Business Analysis
3 20 (9.95%) Integration Testing
4 19 (9.45%) Test Scripting
5 18 (8.96%) Project Management
5 18 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (8.96%) System Integration Testing
6 16 (7.96%) System Testing
7 15 (7.46%) Manual Testing
7 15 (7.46%) Test Strategy
8 14 (6.97%) Test Automation
9 13 (6.47%) Defect Management
9 13 (6.47%) Regression Testing
10 11 (5.47%) Test Management
11 10 (4.98%) Functional Testing
11 10 (4.98%) Use Case
11 10 (4.98%) Validation
12 9 (4.48%) E-Commerce
12 9 (4.48%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (26.37%) SQL
2 18 (8.96%) Java
3 8 (3.98%) VB
4 5 (2.49%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.49%) VBA
5 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.49%) C#
5 3 (1.49%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.00%) Perl
7 1 (0.50%) C
7 1 (0.50%) C++
7 1 (0.50%) C-shell
7 1 (0.50%) Groovy
7 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.50%) PHP
7 1 (0.50%) Python
7 1 (0.50%) Scala
7 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (5.97%) Degree
2 8 (3.98%) ISEB
2 8 (3.98%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.99%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.00%) PMP
7 1 (0.50%) CCNP
7 1 (0.50%) CCSP
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.50%) MBA
7 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.96%) QA
2 5 (2.49%) MiFID
3 3 (1.49%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (1.49%) EMIR
3 3 (1.49%) GAAP
4 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.50%) Basel III
5 1 (0.50%) COREP
5 1 (0.50%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.50%) FATCA
5 1 (0.50%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.50%) Snort
1 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (10.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.00%) logstash
3 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.50%) Control-M
3 1 (0.50%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.50%) Kibana
3 1 (0.50%) Nagios
3 1 (0.50%) SCCM
3 1 (0.50%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 25 (12.44%) Oracle
2 17 (8.46%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.47%) Siebel
4 10 (4.98%) HP
5 6 (2.99%) IBM
5 6 (2.99%) SAP
6 5 (2.49%) Citrix
7 4 (1.99%) Adobe
7 4 (1.99%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.49%) CODA
8 3 (1.49%) Guidewire
9 2 (1.00%) hybris
9 2 (1.00%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.00%) Murex
9 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.50%) comScore
10 1 (0.50%) F5
10 1 (0.50%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.50%) Terracotta
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