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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 70 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 161 178 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.82% 3.10% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 4.01% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 124 204
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £439 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £304 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +6.17%
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
4442 4434 5398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.88% 77.33% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3512 3309 4056
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 101
Average hourly rate £24.23 £23.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% -27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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.

1 139 (44.84%) Finance
2 106 (34.19%) Banking
3 73 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (21.29%) SQL
5 57 (18.39%) Business Analysis
6 47 (15.16%) System Integration Testing
7 46 (14.84%) QA
7 46 (14.84%) System Testing
8 44 (14.19%) Integration Testing
9 41 (13.23%) Migration
10 40 (12.90%) Microsoft
11 39 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (11.61%) Test Scripting
12 36 (11.61%) Investment Banking
13 31 (10.00%) Project Management
14 28 (9.03%) MS Excel
15 26 (8.39%) Degree
16 25 (8.06%) SQL Server
16 25 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (7.42%) Oracle
17 23 (7.42%) Java
17 23 (7.42%) Use Case
18 22 (7.10%) Time Management
18 22 (7.10%) Validation
18 22 (7.10%) SDLC
19 21 (6.77%) Retail
20 20 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
20 20 (6.45%) SWIFT
20 20 (6.45%) Scrum
20 20 (6.45%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 12 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.97%) Apache
2 3 (0.97%) LiveLink
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.65%) FileNet
3 2 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.32%) CMS
4 1 (0.32%) WordPress
4 1 (0.32%) Confluence
4 1 (0.32%) Kentico
4 1 (0.32%) Node.js
4 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.32%) IIS
4 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.32%) Documentum
4 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.84%) MS Visio
3 14 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (4.19%) MS Office
5 5 (1.61%) MS Project
6 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.32%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.26%) thinkFolio
2 5 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.29%) LatentZero
3 4 (1.29%) Agresso
4 3 (0.97%) Tesseract
4 3 (0.97%) Minerva
4 3 (0.97%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.97%) assyst
5 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.65%) Radian6
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.97%) SaaS
1 3 (0.97%) Force.com
2 2 (0.65%) Heroku
3 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.32%) Lucidchart
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.32%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.29%) PSTN
2 3 (0.97%) 4G
2 3 (0.97%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (0.97%) 3G
3 2 (0.65%) SS7
3 2 (0.65%) TCAP
3 2 (0.65%) ISUP
3 2 (0.65%) SCCP
3 2 (0.65%) INAP
3 2 (0.65%) Firewall
3 2 (0.65%) 2G
3 2 (0.65%) CTI
3 2 (0.65%) Intranet
3 2 (0.65%) Internet
3 2 (0.65%) DNS
3 2 (0.65%) GSM
4 1 (0.32%) SAN
4 1 (0.32%) DHCP
4 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (2.26%) EDRMS
5 7 (2.26%) DTS
6 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.29%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.29%) Big Data
7 4 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.97%) MySQL
8 3 (0.97%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.65%) QlikView
9 2 (0.65%) OLAP
9 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.32%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.32%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 14 (4.52%) JIRA
2 8 (2.58%) Selenium
2 8 (2.58%) TeamCity
2 8 (2.58%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.26%) HP UFT
4 6 (1.94%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.29%) PowerBuilder
7 3 (0.97%) FitNesse
7 3 (0.97%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.97%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.65%) Geb
8 2 (0.65%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.32%) jMock
9 1 (0.32%) Subversion
9 1 (0.32%) Maven
9 1 (0.32%) JUnit
9 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
General
1 139 (44.84%) Finance
2 106 (34.19%) Banking
3 36 (11.61%) Investment Banking
4 21 (6.77%) Retail
5 15 (4.84%) Retail Banking
6 14 (4.52%) Front Office
7 12 (3.87%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.58%) Back Office
8 8 (2.58%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.58%) Legal
8 8 (2.58%) Marketing
9 7 (2.26%) Advertising
10 3 (0.97%) Law
10 3 (0.97%) French Language
10 3 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.97%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.65%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.65%) Billing
11 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 151 (48.71%) Analyst
2 84 (27.10%) Business Analyst
3 46 (14.84%) Test Analyst
4 33 (10.65%) Test Manager
5 24 (7.74%) Tester
6 23 (7.42%) Developer
7 21 (6.77%) Project Manager
8 18 (5.81%) Test Leader
9 15 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
9 15 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (4.84%) Systems Tester
10 14 (4.52%) Architect
11 11 (3.55%) Data Analyst
12 10 (3.23%) Consultant
12 10 (3.23%) Banking Business Analyst
13 9 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.90%) Senior Test Analyst
14 8 (2.58%) UAT Analyst
15 6 (1.94%) Risk Analyst
15 6 (1.94%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.81%) .NET
2 11 (3.55%) Web Services
3 10 (3.23%) XML
3 10 (3.23%) Middleware
4 8 (2.58%) SOAP
5 7 (2.26%) JRules
6 6 (1.94%) HTML
6 6 (1.94%) REST
7 5 (1.61%) CSS
8 3 (0.97%) Gherkin
8 3 (0.97%) Mason
8 3 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.97%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.97%) Swing
8 3 (0.97%) JSON
9 2 (0.65%) DHTML
9 2 (0.65%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.32%) HTML5
10 1 (0.32%) EDI
10 1 (0.32%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.45%) SWIFT
3 13 (4.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (3.23%) Derivative
5 9 (2.90%) Market Risk
6 8 (2.58%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.94%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.61%) Equities
9 5 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.61%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.97%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.97%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.97%) NHS
10 3 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.97%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.65%) AS400
11 2 (0.65%) EFT
11 2 (0.65%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.52%) Windows
2 8 (2.58%) Linux
3 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.29%) UNIX
5 3 (0.97%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (18.39%) Business Analysis
3 47 (15.16%) System Integration Testing
4 46 (14.84%) System Testing
5 44 (14.19%) Integration Testing
6 41 (13.23%) Migration
7 36 (11.61%) Test Scripting
8 31 (10.00%) Project Management
9 25 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (7.42%) Use Case
11 22 (7.10%) Validation
11 22 (7.10%) Time Management
11 22 (7.10%) SDLC
12 20 (6.45%) Scrum
12 20 (6.45%) CRM
13 19 (6.13%) Change Management
13 19 (6.13%) Waterfall
14 17 (5.48%) Data Migration
14 17 (5.48%) Test Strategy
14 17 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 66 (21.29%) SQL
2 23 (7.42%) Java
3 10 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 9 (2.90%) PHP
5 8 (2.58%) VBA
5 8 (2.58%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.26%) C#
7 6 (1.94%) Python
8 4 (1.29%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.97%) VB6
9 3 (0.97%) C++
9 3 (0.97%) Perl
9 3 (0.97%) VB
9 3 (0.97%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.65%) COBOL
10 2 (0.65%) Lua
10 2 (0.65%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.65%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.65%) C
11 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (8.39%) Degree
2 17 (5.48%) ISEB
3 14 (4.52%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (0.97%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.65%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.32%) PMP
7 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.32%) MCTS
7 1 (0.32%) MCITP
7 1 (0.32%) MCT
7 1 (0.32%) MCSD
7 1 (0.32%) MCSE
7 1 (0.32%) MCSA
7 1 (0.32%) PgMP
7 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (14.84%) QA
2 9 (2.90%) Solvency II
3 4 (1.29%) Basel III
4 3 (0.97%) GAAP
5 2 (0.65%) SLA
5 2 (0.65%) FATCA
5 2 (0.65%) COREP
5 2 (0.65%) FINREP
6 1 (0.32%) EMIR
6 1 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.32%) CDISC
6 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) XenApp
3 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.90%) Puppet
3 8 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.26%) Control-M
5 4 (1.29%) SCCM
6 3 (0.97%) SCOM
7 2 (0.65%) DameWare
8 1 (0.32%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.32%) Graphite
Vendors
1 40 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.42%) Oracle
3 14 (4.52%) HP
4 12 (3.87%) SAP
5 11 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.26%) webMethods
6 7 (2.26%) Guidewire
7 6 (1.94%) Informatica
7 6 (1.94%) Cognos
8 5 (1.61%) CODA
9 4 (1.29%) Remedy
9 4 (1.29%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.29%) Citrix
9 4 (1.29%) Sun
9 4 (1.29%) OpenText
10 3 (0.97%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.97%) AppSense
10 3 (0.97%) Tableau
10 3 (0.97%) WorldPay
10 3 (0.97%) Adobe
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £510 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago