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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 80 42 51
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 90 135 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.84% 3.95% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 4.69% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 89 153
Median daily rate £463 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £279 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.43 £26.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-8.15% +90.00%
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
2757 2881 4626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.11% 84.39% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2183 2311 3625
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 49
Median hourly rate £26.25 £24.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 97 (51.60%) Finance
2 52 (27.66%) Banking
3 44 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (21.81%) Business Analysis
5 37 (19.68%) SQL
6 30 (15.96%) Project Management
7 29 (15.43%) Test Scripting
8 25 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (12.77%) Regression Testing
10 21 (11.17%) Oracle
10 21 (11.17%) Migration
10 21 (11.17%) JIRA
11 19 (10.11%) Waterfall
12 18 (9.57%) QA
13 16 (8.51%) Derivative
13 16 (8.51%) CRM
13 16 (8.51%) Microsoft
13 16 (8.51%) SDLC
14 15 (7.98%) MS Excel
14 15 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (7.45%) Integration Testing
15 14 (7.45%) .NET
15 14 (7.45%) Workflow
15 14 (7.45%) Data Analysis
15 14 (7.45%) Investment Banking
15 14 (7.45%) Retail
15 14 (7.45%) System Integration Testing
16 13 (6.91%) Legal
16 13 (6.91%) System Testing
17 12 (6.38%) HP Quality Center

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 3 (1.60%) LiveCycle
1 3 (1.60%) SAS
1 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
1 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.06%) CMS
2 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.53%) Confluence
3 1 (0.53%) IIS
3 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.19%) MS Office
4 4 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.72%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (2.66%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (2.66%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (2.13%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (2.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 4 (2.13%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.60%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (1.06%) Beauchamp
6 2 (1.06%) HFM
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (1.06%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.53%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.53%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.53%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.53%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.53%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.13%) Office 365
3 2 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.06%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.06%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.53%) G Suite
4 1 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.13%) Internet
2 3 (1.60%) Firewall
2 3 (1.60%) Intranet
3 2 (1.06%) FTP
3 2 (1.06%) SAN
3 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.06%) WebEx
4 1 (0.53%) CTI
4 1 (0.53%) DNS
4 1 (0.53%) LAN
4 1 (0.53%) LDAP
4 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.79%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.60%) MS Access
4 3 (1.60%) SQLPlus
5 2 (1.06%) Base SAS
5 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.53%) Big Data
6 1 (0.53%) Clementine
6 1 (0.53%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.53%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (11.17%) JIRA
2 8 (4.26%) Subversion
3 5 (2.66%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.13%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.60%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.60%) Selenium
6 2 (1.06%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.06%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (1.06%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.06%) Toad
6 2 (1.06%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.53%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.53%) MSI
7 1 (0.53%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 97 (51.60%) Finance
2 52 (27.66%) Banking
3 14 (7.45%) Investment Banking
3 14 (7.45%) Retail
4 13 (6.91%) Legal
5 11 (5.85%) Back Office
6 10 (5.32%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.72%) Games
7 7 (3.72%) Marketing
8 5 (2.66%) Front Office
8 5 (2.66%) Retail Banking
9 4 (2.13%) Law
10 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (43.09%) Analyst
2 52 (27.66%) Business Analyst
3 22 (11.70%) Developer
4 21 (11.17%) Test Analyst
5 17 (9.04%) Test Leader
6 12 (6.38%) Test Manager
7 9 (4.79%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 9 (4.79%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (4.79%) UAT Manager
8 8 (4.26%) UAT Lead
9 7 (3.72%) Programme Manager
9 7 (3.72%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.72%) UAT Test Lead
9 7 (3.72%) UAT Test Manager
10 6 (3.19%) Consultant
10 6 (3.19%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (3.19%) Tester
11 5 (2.66%) Programme Test Manager
11 5 (2.66%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (2.66%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.45%) .NET
2 7 (3.72%) XML
3 4 (2.13%) Web Services
4 3 (1.60%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.60%) Gherkin
4 3 (1.60%) HTML
4 3 (1.60%) Middleware
4 3 (1.60%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.60%) REST
4 3 (1.60%) SOAP
5 2 (1.06%) Classic ASP
5 2 (1.06%) HTML5
5 2 (1.06%) JSON
5 2 (1.06%) JSP
5 2 (1.06%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.53%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.53%) RESTful
6 1 (0.53%) WCF
6 1 (0.53%) WF
6 1 (0.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.51%) Derivative
2 15 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.32%) Fixed Income
3 10 (5.32%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.79%) Equities
4 9 (4.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (3.72%) Credit Risk
5 7 (3.72%) Reinsurance
6 5 (2.66%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.66%) Copywriting
6 5 (2.66%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.66%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.66%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (2.13%) User Experience
8 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.60%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.60%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.60%) OTC Derivatives
9 2 (1.06%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.06%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.85%) Windows
2 8 (4.26%) Linux
3 6 (3.19%) Unix
4 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.60%) Solaris
5 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.06%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.53%) Android
6 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.53%) CentOS
6 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.53%) SUSE
6 1 (0.53%) VMS
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (21.81%) Business Analysis
3 30 (15.96%) Project Management
4 29 (15.43%) Test Scripting
5 25 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (12.77%) Regression Testing
7 21 (11.17%) Migration
8 19 (10.11%) Waterfall
9 16 (8.51%) CRM
9 16 (8.51%) SDLC
10 14 (7.45%) Data Analysis
10 14 (7.45%) Integration Testing
10 14 (7.45%) System Integration Testing
10 14 (7.45%) Workflow
11 13 (6.91%) System Testing
12 12 (6.38%) Asset Management
12 12 (6.38%) Change Management
12 12 (6.38%) Defect Management
13 11 (5.85%) Software Testing
14 10 (5.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.68%) SQL
2 7 (3.72%) C
3 5 (2.66%) C#
3 5 (2.66%) VBA
4 4 (2.13%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.13%) Java
4 4 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.60%) Perl
5 3 (1.60%) Python
6 2 (1.06%) PHP
6 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.06%) Ruby
6 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.06%) VBScript
7 1 (0.53%) C++
7 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.53%) VB
7 1 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (5.32%) ISEB
2 5 (2.66%) Degree
3 4 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.60%) PMP
5 2 (1.06%) APMP
5 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.53%) ACCA
6 1 (0.53%) CIMA
6 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.53%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.57%) QA
2 11 (5.85%) MiFID
3 5 (2.66%) Solvency II
4 4 (2.13%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.60%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (1.60%) EMIR
6 2 (1.06%) SEPA
6 2 (1.06%) TARGET2
6 2 (1.06%) WCAG
7 1 (0.53%) Basel III
7 1 (0.53%) HL7
7 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Docker
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.60%) Puppet
2 3 (1.60%) SCCM
3 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.53%) Ansible
4 1 (0.53%) Casper Suite
4 1 (0.53%) Control-M
4 1 (0.53%) Nagios
4 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (11.17%) Oracle
2 16 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.32%) SAP
4 9 (4.79%) HP
5 6 (3.19%) Cognos
6 5 (2.66%) Citrix
6 5 (2.66%) Informatica
6 5 (2.66%) SmartStream
7 4 (2.13%) Charles River
7 4 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.60%) Adobe
8 3 (1.60%) Murex
8 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.60%) VMware
8 3 (1.60%) WorldPay
9 2 (1.06%) CODA
9 2 (1.06%) F5
9 2 (1.06%) Linedata
9 2 (1.06%) Workday
9 2 (1.06%) Yardi
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