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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 72 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 99 163 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.97% 2.79% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 3.48% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 125 132
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
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
2837 4687 4722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.07% 80.09% 79.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 3704 3547
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 50 39
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.64 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £60.40 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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.

1 105 (50.24%) Finance
2 54 (25.84%) Banking
3 46 (22.01%) SQL
4 35 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (11.96%) Project Management
5 25 (11.96%) Oracle
5 25 (11.96%) Migration
6 23 (11.00%) Business Analysis
6 23 (11.00%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (9.57%) Java
8 20 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (9.57%) System Testing
9 19 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 19 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 19 (9.09%) Derivative
9 19 (9.09%) MS Excel
10 18 (8.61%) System Integration Testing
11 17 (8.13%) Investment Banking
12 16 (7.66%) QA
13 15 (7.18%) JIRA
13 15 (7.18%) Manual Testing
13 15 (7.18%) Microsoft
13 15 (7.18%) Legal
14 14 (6.70%) Test Strategy
15 13 (6.22%) Oracle Database
15 13 (6.22%) Test Automation
15 13 (6.22%) Test Management
15 13 (6.22%) Windows

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 8 (3.83%) CMS
2 7 (3.35%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (2.39%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.39%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.44%) Confluence
6 2 (0.96%) Apache
7 1 (0.48%) Drupal
7 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.48%) IIS
7 1 (0.48%) JBoss
7 1 (0.48%) Jetty
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.26%) MS Office
3 8 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.83%) MS Project
3 8 (3.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.96%) HFM
3 1 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.48%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.48%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.48%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.48%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.87%) HTTP
2 4 (1.91%) Internet
2 4 (1.91%) WebEx
3 3 (1.44%) Firewall
4 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.48%) BGP
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.48%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.48%) Frame Relay
5 1 (0.48%) IPsec
5 1 (0.48%) IPv4
5 1 (0.48%) IPv6
5 1 (0.48%) MPLS
5 1 (0.48%) OSPF
5 1 (0.48%) SAN
5 1 (0.48%) SSL
5 1 (0.48%) TACACS
5 1 (0.48%) VPLS
5 1 (0.48%) VPN
5 1 (0.48%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (6.22%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.83%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.35%) MS Access
5 6 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.91%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.48%) Big Data
8 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.48%) DTS
8 1 (0.48%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.48%) OLAP
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.48%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.48%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (7.18%) JIRA
2 8 (3.83%) Maven
3 7 (3.35%) LoadRunner
4 6 (2.87%) JMeter
4 6 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.91%) Selenium
6 3 (1.44%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.96%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.96%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.48%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.48%) JBehave
8 1 (0.48%) JUnit
8 1 (0.48%) MSI
8 1 (0.48%) NUnit
8 1 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.48%) Subversion
8 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 105 (50.24%) Finance
2 54 (25.84%) Banking
3 17 (8.13%) Investment Banking
4 15 (7.18%) Legal
5 13 (6.22%) Retail
6 11 (5.26%) Advertising
7 7 (3.35%) Back Office
7 7 (3.35%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.87%) Front Office
9 5 (2.39%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.91%) Law
10 4 (1.91%) Marketing
11 3 (1.44%) Games
11 3 (1.44%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.96%) Publishing
13 1 (0.48%) Billing
13 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.48%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (43.06%) Analyst
2 43 (20.57%) Business Analyst
3 32 (15.31%) Test Analyst
4 22 (10.53%) Test Manager
5 17 (8.13%) Test Leader
6 15 (7.18%) Banking Analyst
6 15 (7.18%) Tester
7 14 (6.70%) Developer
8 13 (6.22%) UAT Manager
9 12 (5.74%) UAT Test Manager
10 11 (5.26%) UAT Analyst
11 10 (4.78%) Project Manager
12 9 (4.31%) UAT Lead
12 9 (4.31%) UAT Test Lead
12 9 (4.31%) UAT Tester
13 8 (3.83%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.83%) UAT Test Analyst
14 7 (3.35%) HR Analyst
15 6 (2.87%) Operations Analyst
15 6 (2.87%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.31%) XML
2 6 (2.87%) .NET
3 4 (1.91%) Web Services
4 3 (1.44%) HTML
5 2 (0.96%) Middleware
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.48%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.48%) Behat
6 1 (0.48%) CSS3
6 1 (0.48%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.48%) FIXML
6 1 (0.48%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.48%) Murex MxML
6 1 (0.48%) RESTful
6 1 (0.48%) Sass
6 1 (0.48%) Twig
6 1 (0.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (0.48%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (0.48%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.48%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.09%) Derivative
3 11 (5.26%) Equities
4 10 (4.78%) Reinsurance
5 9 (4.31%) User Experience
6 8 (3.83%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.87%) Clustering
7 6 (2.87%) Copywriting
7 6 (2.87%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.87%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (2.39%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.39%) e-Learning
8 5 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.91%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.91%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.91%) Fintech
9 4 (1.91%) Learning Management System
9 4 (1.91%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.91%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.22%) Windows
2 11 (5.26%) Linux
3 10 (4.78%) Unix
4 2 (0.96%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (11.96%) Migration
2 25 (11.96%) Project Management
3 23 (11.00%) Business Analysis
4 20 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (9.57%) System Testing
5 19 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 19 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 18 (8.61%) System Integration Testing
7 15 (7.18%) Manual Testing
8 14 (6.70%) Test Strategy
9 13 (6.22%) Defect Management
9 13 (6.22%) Test Automation
9 13 (6.22%) Test Management
10 12 (5.74%) Validation
11 10 (4.78%) Regression Testing
11 10 (4.78%) SDLC
11 10 (4.78%) Test Planning
11 10 (4.78%) User Stories
12 9 (4.31%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.01%) SQL
2 20 (9.57%) Java
3 8 (3.83%) VB
4 5 (2.39%) VBA
5 4 (1.91%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.44%) C#
6 3 (1.44%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.96%) Perl
7 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.48%) C
8 1 (0.48%) C++
8 1 (0.48%) COBOL
8 1 (0.48%) Groovy
8 1 (0.48%) Korn
8 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.48%) PHP
8 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.48%) Ruby
8 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (4.31%) Degree
2 8 (3.83%) ISEB
2 8 (3.83%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.91%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.44%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.96%) PMP
5 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) APMP
6 1 (0.48%) CCNP
6 1 (0.48%) CCSP
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.48%) MBA
6 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.66%) QA
2 7 (3.35%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.35%) MiFID
3 3 (1.44%) GAAP
4 2 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.96%) EMIR
5 1 (0.48%) COREP
5 1 (0.48%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.48%) FATCA
5 1 (0.48%) HL7
5 1 (0.48%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.48%) Snort
2 1 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (11.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.48%) Control-M
2 1 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.48%) Kibana
2 1 (0.48%) logstash
2 1 (0.48%) Puppet
2 1 (0.48%) SCCM
2 1 (0.48%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 25 (11.96%) Oracle
2 15 (7.18%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.31%) HP
4 8 (3.83%) Siebel
5 6 (2.87%) IBM
5 6 (2.87%) SAP
6 5 (2.39%) Citrix
7 3 (1.44%) Adobe
7 3 (1.44%) CODA
7 3 (1.44%) Guidewire
7 3 (1.44%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.96%) F5
8 2 (0.96%) hybris
8 2 (0.96%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.96%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.96%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.96%) VMware
8 2 (0.96%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.48%) TIBCO
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