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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 50 69 55
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 116 143 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.69% 2.79% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 3.45% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 113 137
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -41.93%
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
2644 4145 4733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.02% 80.94% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2095 3226 3431
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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.

1 130 (49.24%) Finance
2 82 (31.06%) Banking
3 61 (23.11%) SQL
4 57 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (17.05%) Test Scripting
6 39 (14.77%) Business Analysis
7 37 (14.02%) Investment Banking
8 34 (12.88%) System Testing
9 33 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 30 (11.36%) Oracle
11 29 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
11 29 (10.98%) Integration Testing
12 28 (10.61%) QA
12 28 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (10.23%) System Integration Testing
14 26 (9.85%) SQL Server
14 26 (9.85%) ISEB
15 24 (9.09%) Test Strategy
16 22 (8.33%) Linux
16 22 (8.33%) Financial Institution
17 21 (7.95%) Migration
17 21 (7.95%) Clustering
17 21 (7.95%) Derivative
17 21 (7.95%) HP Quality Center
18 20 (7.58%) Scrum
19 19 (7.20%) Windows
19 19 (7.20%) Asset Management
19 19 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (6.82%) ISTQB
20 18 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (5.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (1.89%) CMS
3 4 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.14%) Confluence
4 3 (1.14%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.76%) JBoss
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 11 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.41%) MS Office
4 7 (2.65%) MS Project
5 3 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.52%) Summit
3 3 (1.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.14%) Salerio
4 2 (0.76%) assyst
4 2 (0.76%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.76%) RiskWrite
4 2 (0.76%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.76%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.38%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.38%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Office 365
1 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.30%) HTTP
2 5 (1.89%) DHCP
2 5 (1.89%) DNS
3 4 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.14%) Firewall
4 3 (1.14%) SWIFTNet
5 2 (0.76%) Wireless
6 1 (0.38%) 3G
6 1 (0.38%) 4G
6 1 (0.38%) BGP
6 1 (0.38%) DSL
6 1 (0.38%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.38%) HSRP
6 1 (0.38%) OSPF
6 1 (0.38%) RIP
6 1 (0.38%) SNMP
6 1 (0.38%) TACACS
6 1 (0.38%) VRRP
6 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (9.85%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.68%) Oracle Database
3 15 (5.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.27%) MS Access
6 6 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.89%) Data Mart
7 5 (1.89%) PowerCenter
7 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.52%) DTS
8 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.14%) ActiveReports
9 3 (1.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (1.14%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 18 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (6.06%) JIRA
3 11 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 10 (3.79%) Selenium
5 8 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 8 (3.03%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.14%) MSI
6 3 (1.14%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.76%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.76%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.76%) Grunt
7 2 (0.76%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.76%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.76%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.76%) JBehave
7 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.76%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.76%) Mocha
7 2 (0.76%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.76%) Vagrant
General
1 130 (49.24%) Finance
2 82 (31.06%) Banking
3 37 (14.02%) Investment Banking
4 22 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 14 (5.30%) Advertising
6 13 (4.92%) Front Office
6 13 (4.92%) Legal
7 10 (3.79%) Retail
8 6 (2.27%) Law
9 5 (1.89%) Back Office
10 3 (1.14%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.14%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.76%) Electronics
11 2 (0.76%) Marketing
11 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.76%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 133 (50.38%) Analyst
2 63 (23.86%) Business Analyst
3 51 (19.32%) Test Analyst
4 23 (8.71%) Banking Analyst
5 21 (7.95%) Tester
6 18 (6.82%) Developer
6 18 (6.82%) Test Manager
7 16 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
8 13 (4.92%) Applications Support
8 13 (4.92%) Test Leader
8 13 (4.92%) UAT Analyst
9 11 (4.17%) Consultant
9 11 (4.17%) Systems Test Analyst
10 10 (3.79%) Business IT Analyst
10 10 (3.79%) IT Analyst
10 10 (3.79%) IT Business Analyst
10 10 (3.79%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.79%) UAT Test Analyst
11 9 (3.41%) UAT Lead
11 9 (3.41%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.55%) .NET
2 8 (3.03%) XML
3 7 (2.65%) HTML
3 7 (2.65%) JMS
3 7 (2.65%) Web Services
4 5 (1.89%) Behat
4 5 (1.89%) CSS
5 4 (1.52%) Middleware
6 3 (1.14%) JSON
7 2 (0.76%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.76%) BAPI
7 2 (0.76%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (0.76%) COM
7 2 (0.76%) CSS3
7 2 (0.76%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.76%) Java EE
7 2 (0.76%) jQuery
7 2 (0.76%) MSMQ
7 2 (0.76%) Sass
7 2 (0.76%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.95%) Clustering
1 21 (7.95%) Derivative
2 19 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.68%) Hedge funds
4 12 (4.55%) Equities
5 11 (4.17%) SWIFT
6 8 (3.03%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.27%) Reinsurance
7 6 (2.27%) User Experience
8 5 (1.89%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.89%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.52%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.52%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (1.52%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.14%) Replication
11 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.76%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.38%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.33%) Linux
2 19 (7.20%) Windows
3 14 (5.30%) Unix
4 5 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.76%) Solaris
7 1 (0.38%) Android
7 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (17.05%) Test Scripting
3 39 (14.77%) Business Analysis
4 34 (12.88%) System Testing
5 29 (10.98%) Integration Testing
6 28 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (10.23%) System Integration Testing
8 24 (9.09%) Test Strategy
9 21 (7.95%) Migration
10 20 (7.58%) Scrum
11 19 (7.20%) Asset Management
12 18 (6.82%) Change Management
12 18 (6.82%) Project Management
13 17 (6.44%) Defect Management
14 16 (6.06%) Functional Testing
14 16 (6.06%) Test Management
15 15 (5.68%) Unit Testing
16 14 (5.30%) Use Case
17 13 (4.92%) Regression Testing
17 13 (4.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 61 (23.11%) SQL
2 17 (6.44%) Java
3 10 (3.79%) C#
3 10 (3.79%) JavaScript
3 10 (3.79%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.03%) Python
5 7 (2.65%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.52%) PHP
7 4 (1.52%) VBScript
8 3 (1.14%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.76%) Perl
9 2 (0.76%) Ruby
9 2 (0.76%) VB
9 2 (0.76%) VBA
10 1 (0.38%) C
10 1 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.38%) Korn
10 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (9.85%) ISEB
2 18 (6.82%) ISTQB
3 11 (4.17%) Degree
4 6 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) CCNA
6 1 (0.38%) CCNP
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.38%) PMP
6 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.61%) QA
2 8 (3.03%) SEPA
3 6 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.27%) MiFID
4 5 (1.89%) Basel III
4 5 (1.89%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (1.89%) EMIR
4 5 (1.89%) Solvency II
5 4 (1.52%) UCITS
6 3 (1.14%) GAAP
6 3 (1.14%) SLA
7 2 (0.76%) WAI
8 1 (0.38%) FATCA
8 1 (0.38%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.38%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.76%) Docker
3 2 (0.76%) NFS
3 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (7.95%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.65%) SCCM
3 4 (1.52%) Control-M
3 4 (1.52%) SCOM
4 3 (1.14%) logstash
4 3 (1.14%) Nagios
5 1 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.38%) Icinga
5 1 (0.38%) Iperf
5 1 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.36%) Oracle
3 16 (6.06%) Siebel
4 12 (4.55%) SAP
5 11 (4.17%) HP
5 11 (4.17%) Informatica
6 8 (3.03%) IBM
7 7 (2.65%) Citrix
7 7 (2.65%) VMware
8 6 (2.27%) Cognos
9 4 (1.52%) AppSense
9 4 (1.52%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.14%) Adobe
10 3 (1.14%) CODA
10 3 (1.14%) WorldPay
10 3 (1.14%) Zend
11 2 (0.76%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.76%) Murex
11 2 (0.76%) Sun
11 2 (0.76%) Sybase
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago