The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 63 59 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 174 198 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.80% 3.15% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 4.21% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 145 216
Average daily rate £425 £465 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.18% -5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £37.00 £26.28
% change year-on-year
-45.27% +40.79%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4716 4704 5860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.77% 74.94% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3472 3577 4134
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 49 91
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +500.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £17.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
User Acceptance Testing
London

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 2014.

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 2014, 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.

1 146 (38.32%) Finance
2 118 (30.97%) Banking
3 84 (22.05%) SQL
4 65 (17.06%) Investment Banking
5 62 (16.27%) QA
6 61 (16.01%) Test Scripting
7 58 (15.22%) Business Analysis
8 54 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (12.07%) System Testing
10 43 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 42 (11.02%) HP Quality Center
12 39 (10.24%) SQL Server
13 37 (9.71%) Windows
13 37 (9.71%) Migration
14 35 (9.19%) Degree
15 34 (8.92%) Project Management
16 32 (8.40%) MS Excel
17 31 (8.14%) Oracle
17 31 (8.14%) Java
18 30 (7.87%) Microsoft
19 28 (7.35%) JIRA
19 28 (7.35%) Integration Testing
20 27 (7.09%) Test Management
20 27 (7.09%) HP
20 27 (7.09%) UML
20 27 (7.09%) Scrum
21 26 (6.82%) Legal
22 25 (6.56%) MS Office
22 25 (6.56%) Credit Risk
23 24 (6.30%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 20 (5.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.10%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.31%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.31%) CMS
3 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.79%) FileNet
5 3 (0.79%) Confluence
5 3 (0.79%) Documentum
6 1 (0.26%) SAS
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.56%) MS Office
3 8 (2.10%) MS Project
4 6 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.79%) RoboHelp
6 3 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) SAP Business One
2 4 (1.05%) Agresso
2 4 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.52%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.52%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.52%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.52%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.52%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.52%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.52%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.52%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 1 (0.26%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.26%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.79%) SaaS
3 3 (0.79%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.36%) Intranet
1 9 (2.36%) Internet
2 4 (1.05%) FTP
3 2 (0.52%) HTTP
3 2 (0.52%) Broadband
3 2 (0.52%) CHAP
4 1 (0.26%) IMAP
4 1 (0.26%) SMTP
4 1 (0.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.62%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.57%) MySQL
7 4 (1.05%) MS Access
7 4 (1.05%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.79%) PerformancePoint
8 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.52%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.52%) Essbase
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.26%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.26%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.26%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 28 (7.35%) JIRA
2 20 (5.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (4.20%) Subversion
5 11 (2.89%) Maven
6 10 (2.62%) Selenium
7 9 (2.36%) Ant
8 8 (2.10%) JUnit
8 8 (2.10%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.84%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.84%) Git (software)
10 6 (1.57%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.31%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.31%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.31%) Hudson
12 4 (1.05%) Gerrit
12 4 (1.05%) FishEye
12 4 (1.05%) Apache Ivy
12 4 (1.05%) AnthillPro
12 4 (1.05%) Mercurial
General
1 146 (38.32%) Finance
2 118 (30.97%) Banking
3 65 (17.06%) Investment Banking
4 26 (6.82%) Legal
5 24 (6.30%) Back Office
6 17 (4.46%) Front Office
7 15 (3.94%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.89%) Marketing
9 10 (2.62%) Retail
10 8 (2.10%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.31%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.79%) Billing
13 2 (0.52%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.52%) Advertising
13 2 (0.52%) Local Government
14 1 (0.26%) French Language
14 1 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.26%) Publishing
14 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 166 (43.57%) Analyst
2 109 (28.61%) Business Analyst
3 46 (12.07%) Test Analyst
4 43 (11.29%) Test Manager
5 39 (10.24%) Developer
6 31 (8.14%) Project Manager
7 30 (7.87%) Tester
8 21 (5.51%) Risk Analyst
9 18 (4.72%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
9 18 (4.72%) IT Business Analyst
9 18 (4.72%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 17 (4.46%) Consultant
11 15 (3.94%) Legal Analyst
11 15 (3.94%) Credit Analyst
12 13 (3.41%) Java Developer
13 11 (2.89%) Systems Tester
13 11 (2.89%) Technical Analyst
13 11 (2.89%) Systems Analyst
13 11 (2.89%) UAT Analyst
13 11 (2.89%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.51%) XML
2 18 (4.72%) .NET
3 16 (4.20%) HTML
4 9 (2.36%) Struts
5 8 (2.10%) J2EE
5 8 (2.10%) CSS
5 8 (2.10%) Mason
6 7 (1.84%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.57%) JSP
7 6 (1.57%) JMS
7 6 (1.57%) Hibernate
7 6 (1.57%) Spring
8 5 (1.31%) Web Services
8 5 (1.31%) FreeMarker
9 4 (1.05%) jQuery
9 4 (1.05%) WebWork
9 4 (1.05%) Ajax
9 4 (1.05%) JSON
9 4 (1.05%) Spring MVC
9 4 (1.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.56%) Credit Risk
2 15 (3.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (3.94%) Equities
2 15 (3.94%) Derivative
3 13 (3.41%) Market Risk
4 11 (2.89%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.89%) SWIFT
5 8 (2.10%) Reference Data
6 7 (1.84%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.31%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.05%) NHS
8 4 (1.05%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.05%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.79%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.79%) Statistics
10 2 (0.52%) Open Source
10 2 (0.52%) FMCG
10 2 (0.52%) PACS
10 2 (0.52%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.71%) Windows
2 24 (6.30%) Windows 7
3 13 (3.41%) UNIX
4 10 (2.62%) Windows XP
5 9 (2.36%) Linux
6 4 (1.05%) VMS
6 4 (1.05%) Debian
7 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (16.01%) Test Scripting
2 58 (15.22%) Business Analysis
3 54 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (12.07%) System Testing
5 43 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (9.71%) Migration
7 34 (8.92%) Project Management
8 28 (7.35%) Integration Testing
9 27 (7.09%) Test Management
9 27 (7.09%) UML
9 27 (7.09%) Scrum
10 24 (6.30%) Change Control
10 24 (6.30%) Test Strategy
11 23 (6.04%) Risk Management
11 23 (6.04%) Workflow
11 23 (6.04%) PRINCE2
12 22 (5.77%) Systems Analysis
12 22 (5.77%) Use Case
13 21 (5.51%) Test Automation
13 21 (5.51%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 84 (22.05%) SQL
2 31 (8.14%) Java
3 23 (6.04%) C#
4 10 (2.62%) VBA
5 8 (2.10%) T-SQL
5 8 (2.10%) VBScript
5 8 (2.10%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.84%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.57%) C
8 5 (1.31%) VB
8 5 (1.31%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.05%) Groovy
9 4 (1.05%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.79%) ActionScript
10 3 (0.79%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.79%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (0.52%) Ruby
11 2 (0.52%) Perl
12 1 (0.26%) PHP
12 1 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (9.19%) Degree
2 21 (5.51%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.99%) ISEB
4 16 (4.20%) ISTQB
5 14 (3.67%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.10%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.26%) MCTS
9 1 (0.26%) MCITP
9 1 (0.26%) MCP
9 1 (0.26%) MCSE
9 1 (0.26%) MCSA
9 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.26%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.26%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (16.27%) QA
2 6 (1.57%) Basel III
3 5 (1.31%) EMIR
3 5 (1.31%) CRD IV
4 3 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.52%) COREP
5 2 (0.52%) FINREP
6 1 (0.26%) HL7
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.26%) Basel II
6 1 (0.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (3.94%) XenApp
2 6 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.05%) vCloud
4 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (11.02%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.36%) AppDNA
3 4 (1.05%) Puppet
4 3 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (8.14%) Oracle
2 30 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.09%) HP
4 21 (5.51%) SAP
5 16 (4.20%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (3.94%) Citrix
7 12 (3.15%) Sybase
8 6 (1.57%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.31%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (1.05%) JBoss
10 4 (1.05%) Siebel
10 4 (1.05%) IBM
10 4 (1.05%) VMware
11 3 (0.79%) Informatica
11 3 (0.79%) Fidessa
11 3 (0.79%) Adobe
11 3 (0.79%) Murex
12 2 (0.52%) Misys
12 2 (0.52%) Calypso
12 2 (0.52%) Hyperion
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