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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 67 73 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 145 173 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.67% 2.75% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 3.57% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 122 152
Average daily rate
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£450 £430 £464
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £329
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -45.27%
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
4229 4844 4866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.91% 76.96% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 3557 3706
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 51
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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.

1 136 (47.72%) Finance
2 100 (35.09%) Banking
3 62 (21.75%) SQL
4 57 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (17.19%) Business Analysis
6 44 (15.44%) QA
7 43 (15.09%) Integration Testing
8 39 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
9 36 (12.63%) Oracle
10 34 (11.93%) Project Management
11 32 (11.23%) Migration
11 32 (11.23%) Test Scripting
11 32 (11.23%) System Testing
12 29 (10.18%) Retail
13 28 (9.82%) MS Excel
14 26 (9.12%) Microsoft
14 26 (9.12%) SWIFT
15 25 (8.77%) Investment Banking
15 25 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (8.42%) Test Strategy
17 23 (8.07%) HP Quality Center
17 23 (8.07%) SQL Server
18 22 (7.72%) CRM
18 22 (7.72%) Data Warehouse
19 21 (7.37%) Windows
19 21 (7.37%) ISEB
19 21 (7.37%) Change Management
19 21 (7.37%) Retail Banking
20 19 (6.67%) Degree
21 18 (6.32%) Test Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.16%) CMS
3 3 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.70%) IIS
4 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.35%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.35%) Kentico
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.35%) Drupal
5 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.35%) SAS
5 1 (0.35%) FileNet
Applications
1 28 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.32%) MS Visio
3 16 (5.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.51%) MS Office
5 9 (3.16%) MS Project
6 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.81%) Oracle Cash Management
2 6 (2.11%) thinkFolio
3 5 (1.75%) Agresso
3 5 (1.75%) LatentZero
4 4 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.40%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.05%) Tesseract
5 3 (1.05%) Minerva
5 3 (1.05%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.70%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.70%) Radian6
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) Heroku
1 2 (0.70%) SaaS
1 2 (0.70%) Force.com
1 2 (0.70%) FinancialForce.com
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.70%) Internet
1 2 (0.70%) CTI
2 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.35%) Intranet
2 1 (0.35%) DHCP
2 1 (0.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.72%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.75%) Big Data
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.05%) OLAP
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.70%) DTS
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.35%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (0.35%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.35%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (4.91%) JIRA
2 11 (3.86%) Selenium
3 8 (2.81%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (1.40%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.05%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.05%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.70%) Subversion
6 2 (0.70%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.70%) Geb
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.70%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.35%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.35%) Behat
7 1 (0.35%) Robotium
7 1 (0.35%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.35%) JUnit
General
1 136 (47.72%) Finance
2 100 (35.09%) Banking
3 29 (10.18%) Retail
4 25 (8.77%) Investment Banking
5 21 (7.37%) Retail Banking
6 16 (5.61%) Front Office
7 13 (4.56%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.11%) Legal
8 6 (2.11%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.75%) Back Office
9 5 (1.75%) Advertising
10 4 (1.40%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.40%) Marketing
11 3 (1.05%) Billing
11 3 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.70%) French Language
13 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.35%) German Language
13 1 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (52.63%) Analyst
2 77 (27.02%) Business Analyst
3 42 (14.74%) Test Analyst
4 31 (10.88%) Test Manager
5 26 (9.12%) Tester
6 23 (8.07%) Systems Analyst
7 21 (7.37%) Developer
8 17 (5.96%) Project Manager
9 12 (4.21%) Systems Tester
10 11 (3.86%) Test Leader
10 11 (3.86%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (3.51%) UAT Analyst
12 8 (2.81%) Data Analyst
13 7 (2.46%) UAT Manager
13 7 (2.46%) UAT Test Analyst
13 7 (2.46%) UAT Test Manager
13 7 (2.46%) Banking Business Analyst
13 7 (2.46%) UAT Tester
13 7 (2.46%) Consultant
13 7 (2.46%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.56%) .NET
2 11 (3.86%) Web Services
3 9 (3.16%) Middleware
4 8 (2.81%) XML
4 8 (2.81%) SOAP
5 7 (2.46%) REST
6 5 (1.75%) Mason
7 4 (1.40%) HTML
8 3 (1.05%) CSS
9 2 (0.70%) Swing
9 2 (0.70%) EDI
9 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.70%) DHTML
9 2 (0.70%) JSON
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.70%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.35%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.35%) HTML5
10 1 (0.35%) LINQ
10 1 (0.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.12%) SWIFT
3 8 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (2.81%) Derivative
4 7 (2.46%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.40%) FMCG
8 3 (1.05%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.05%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.05%) Social Media
8 3 (1.05%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.05%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.70%) Equities
9 2 (0.70%) IVR
9 2 (0.70%) AS400
9 2 (0.70%) EPoS
9 2 (0.70%) NHS
9 2 (0.70%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.37%) Windows
2 14 (4.91%) Linux
3 7 (2.46%) Android
3 7 (2.46%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.75%) UNIX
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.70%) Solaris
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (17.19%) Business Analysis
3 43 (15.09%) Integration Testing
4 34 (11.93%) Project Management
5 32 (11.23%) Migration
5 32 (11.23%) Test Scripting
5 32 (11.23%) System Testing
6 25 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (8.42%) Test Strategy
8 22 (7.72%) CRM
9 21 (7.37%) Change Management
10 18 (6.32%) Test Management
10 18 (6.32%) Waterfall
10 18 (6.32%) Regression Testing
11 16 (5.61%) Validation
12 15 (5.26%) Data Analysis
12 15 (5.26%) Workflow
13 14 (4.91%) Scrum
14 13 (4.56%) Use Case
14 13 (4.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 62 (21.75%) SQL
2 13 (4.56%) Java
3 10 (3.51%) C#
4 9 (3.16%) T-SQL
4 9 (3.16%) VBA
5 7 (2.46%) PHP
5 7 (2.46%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.11%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.40%) C
8 3 (1.05%) Lua
8 3 (1.05%) VB
8 3 (1.05%) Python
9 2 (0.70%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.70%) C++
9 2 (0.70%) Perl
9 2 (0.70%) VB6
9 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.70%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.35%) Ruby
10 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (7.37%) ISEB
2 19 (6.67%) Degree
3 14 (4.91%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.70%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.35%) MCITP
8 1 (0.35%) MCTS
8 1 (0.35%) MCSD
8 1 (0.35%) MCSE
8 1 (0.35%) MCSA
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (15.44%) QA
2 8 (2.81%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.05%) COREP
3 3 (1.05%) FATCA
3 3 (1.05%) GAAP
4 2 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.70%) FINREP
5 1 (0.35%) EMIR
5 1 (0.35%) Basel III
5 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) XenApp
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (8.07%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.70%) Control-M
3 2 (0.70%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (12.63%) Oracle
2 26 (9.12%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.91%) HP
3 14 (4.91%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (3.86%) SAP
5 5 (1.75%) Guidewire
5 5 (1.75%) IBM
6 4 (1.40%) Sun
6 4 (1.40%) CODA
6 4 (1.40%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.05%) WorldPay
7 3 (1.05%) Cognos
7 3 (1.05%) Apple
7 3 (1.05%) Adobe
7 3 (1.05%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.05%) Informatica
8 2 (0.70%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.70%) Citrix
8 2 (0.70%) Epicor
8 2 (0.70%) TIBCO
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £475 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago