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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 67 73 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 111 170 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.25% 2.87% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 3.56% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 129 126
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -13.04%
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
2916 4778 4634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.34% 80.64% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 3783 3452
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 47 46
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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.

1 101 (47.64%) Finance
2 57 (26.89%) Banking
3 44 (20.75%) SQL
4 42 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (16.04%) Project Management
6 32 (15.09%) Business Analysis
7 26 (12.26%) Migration
7 26 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (10.38%) MS Excel
10 21 (9.91%) Oracle
10 21 (9.91%) System Testing
11 20 (9.43%) Integration Testing
11 20 (9.43%) Test Scripting
11 20 (9.43%) QA
11 20 (9.43%) Derivative
11 20 (9.43%) Java
12 18 (8.49%) Microsoft
12 18 (8.49%) Legal
12 18 (8.49%) Investment Banking
13 17 (8.02%) Manual Testing
14 16 (7.55%) Retail
14 16 (7.55%) JIRA
14 16 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (7.08%) Regression Testing
15 15 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (6.60%) CRM
16 14 (6.60%) MS Office
16 14 (6.60%) Equities
16 14 (6.60%) Test Automation

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 8 (3.77%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.30%) CMS
3 5 (2.36%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.89%) Confluence
4 4 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.94%) Apache
5 2 (0.94%) IIS
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (0.94%) SAS
6 1 (0.47%) Drupal
6 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.47%) JBoss
6 1 (0.47%) Jetty
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.60%) MS Office
3 9 (4.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (4.25%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.42%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.94%) HFM
4 1 (0.47%) Beauchamp
4 1 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.47%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.47%) Radian6
4 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.47%) Social Studio
4 1 (0.47%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.42%) SaaS
2 2 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (0.94%) Mimecast
2 2 (0.94%) Office 365
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.89%) Internet
1 4 (1.89%) WebEx
2 3 (1.42%) Firewall
2 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.94%) HTTP
3 2 (0.94%) Intranet
4 1 (0.47%) BGP
4 1 (0.47%) CTI
4 1 (0.47%) DNS
4 1 (0.47%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.47%) IPv4
4 1 (0.47%) IPv6
4 1 (0.47%) MPLS
4 1 (0.47%) OSPF
4 1 (0.47%) SAN
4 1 (0.47%) SNMP
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
4 1 (0.47%) TACACS
4 1 (0.47%) VPN
4 1 (0.47%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.25%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.77%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.83%) MS Access
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.47%) Big Data
6 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.47%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.47%) Essbase
6 1 (0.47%) GIS
6 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.47%) OLAP
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.47%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (7.55%) JIRA
2 8 (3.77%) Maven
2 8 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.83%) JMeter
3 6 (2.83%) LoadRunner
4 5 (2.36%) Selenium
5 3 (1.42%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.42%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.94%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.94%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.47%) Bower
7 1 (0.47%) Grunt
7 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.47%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.47%) NuGet
7 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 101 (47.64%) Finance
2 57 (26.89%) Banking
3 18 (8.49%) Investment Banking
3 18 (8.49%) Legal
4 16 (7.55%) Retail
5 11 (5.19%) Back Office
6 7 (3.30%) Advertising
6 7 (3.30%) Marketing
7 6 (2.83%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.36%) Front Office
8 5 (2.36%) Law
8 5 (2.36%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.89%) Games
10 2 (0.94%) Publishing
11 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (41.98%) Analyst
2 44 (20.75%) Business Analyst
3 31 (14.62%) Test Analyst
4 21 (9.91%) Test Manager
5 18 (8.49%) Test Leader
6 17 (8.02%) Developer
7 15 (7.08%) Banking Analyst
8 13 (6.13%) UAT Manager
9 12 (5.66%) UAT Test Manager
10 11 (5.19%) Project Manager
11 10 (4.72%) UAT Analyst
12 9 (4.25%) Tester
13 8 (3.77%) Consultant
13 8 (3.77%) Java Developer
14 7 (3.30%) UAT Lead
14 7 (3.30%) UAT Test Analyst
14 7 (3.30%) UAT Test Lead
15 6 (2.83%) HR Analyst
15 6 (2.83%) Insurance Business Analyst
15 6 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.19%) .NET
2 8 (3.77%) XML
3 5 (2.36%) Web Services
4 3 (1.42%) HTML
5 2 (0.94%) Middleware
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.94%) SOAP
6 1 (0.47%) Behat
6 1 (0.47%) CSS
6 1 (0.47%) CSS3
6 1 (0.47%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.47%) J2EE
6 1 (0.47%) JSP
6 1 (0.47%) Murex MxML
6 1 (0.47%) REST
6 1 (0.47%) RESTful
6 1 (0.47%) Sass
6 1 (0.47%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (0.47%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (0.47%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.43%) Derivative
3 14 (6.60%) Equities
4 12 (5.66%) Fixed Income
5 9 (4.25%) User Experience
6 7 (3.30%) Reinsurance
7 6 (2.83%) Copywriting
7 6 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.83%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (2.36%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.36%) e-Learning
8 5 (2.36%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.89%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.89%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.89%) Fintech
9 4 (1.89%) Learning Management System
10 3 (1.42%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.42%) PMI
10 3 (1.42%) Social Media
11 2 (0.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.13%) Windows
2 10 (4.72%) Unix
3 8 (3.77%) Linux
4 3 (1.42%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.94%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (16.04%) Project Management
3 32 (15.09%) Business Analysis
4 26 (12.26%) Migration
5 23 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (9.91%) System Testing
7 20 (9.43%) Integration Testing
7 20 (9.43%) Test Scripting
8 17 (8.02%) Manual Testing
9 15 (7.08%) Regression Testing
10 14 (6.60%) CRM
10 14 (6.60%) System Integration Testing
10 14 (6.60%) Test Automation
10 14 (6.60%) Test Planning
10 14 (6.60%) Test Strategy
11 13 (6.13%) Test Management
12 12 (5.66%) User Stories
13 11 (5.19%) Defect Management
13 11 (5.19%) Functional Testing
13 11 (5.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.75%) SQL
2 20 (9.43%) Java
3 8 (3.77%) VB
4 5 (2.36%) C#
4 5 (2.36%) VBA
5 4 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.89%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.94%) C
7 2 (0.94%) C++
7 2 (0.94%) Perl
7 2 (0.94%) Python
8 1 (0.47%) C-shell
8 1 (0.47%) Groovy
8 1 (0.47%) Korn
8 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.47%) Ruby
8 1 (0.47%) Scala
8 1 (0.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (5.66%) Degree
2 10 (4.72%) ISEB
3 9 (4.25%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.36%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.89%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.42%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.94%) APMP
7 2 (0.94%) PMP
7 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) CCNP
8 1 (0.47%) CCSP
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.47%) MBA
8 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.43%) QA
2 12 (5.66%) MiFID
3 7 (3.30%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.42%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (1.42%) EMIR
4 3 (1.42%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.47%) COREP
5 1 (0.47%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.47%) FATCA
5 1 (0.47%) GAAP
5 1 (0.47%) HL7
5 1 (0.47%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) Docker
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.47%) Snort
3 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.94%) Puppet
3 1 (0.47%) Ansible
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.47%) Control-M
3 1 (0.47%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.47%) Kibana
3 1 (0.47%) logstash
3 1 (0.47%) Nagios
3 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 21 (9.91%) Oracle
2 18 (8.49%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.30%) Citrix
3 7 (3.30%) HP
3 7 (3.30%) IBM
4 6 (2.83%) SAP
5 4 (1.89%) Siebel
6 3 (1.42%) Guidewire
6 3 (1.42%) Hyperion
6 3 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.94%) Adobe
7 2 (0.94%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.94%) F5
7 2 (0.94%) hybris
7 2 (0.94%) Informatica
7 2 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.94%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.94%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.94%) VMware
7 2 (0.94%) WorldPay
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