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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 77 69 70
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 92 156 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.63% 2.79% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 3.46% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 123 126
Median daily rate £425 £463 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +7.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £21.95 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +0.05%
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
2961 4513 5057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.77% 80.59% 79.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2401 3524 3723
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 £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 41 49
Median hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.16 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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.

1 102 (46.36%) Finance
2 60 (27.27%) SQL
3 54 (24.55%) Banking
4 45 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (14.09%) Oracle
6 29 (13.18%) Test Scripting
7 27 (12.27%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (11.82%) HP Quality Center
8 26 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (11.36%) Integration Testing
9 25 (11.36%) Business Analysis
10 24 (10.91%) Microsoft
11 23 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (10.45%) System Testing
12 22 (10.00%) Investment Banking
13 21 (9.55%) QA
14 20 (9.09%) Migration
14 20 (9.09%) Linux
15 18 (8.18%) SQL Server
15 18 (8.18%) Derivative
15 18 (8.18%) Oracle Database
15 18 (8.18%) System Integration Testing
16 17 (7.73%) MS Excel
17 16 (7.27%) Windows
17 16 (7.27%) Project Management
17 16 (7.27%) Financial Institution
17 16 (7.27%) Test Strategy
17 16 (7.27%) Test Management
17 16 (7.27%) Test Automation
17 16 (7.27%) Defect Management

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 13 (5.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 9 (4.09%) CMS
3 6 (2.73%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.91%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.45%) Apache
7 1 (0.45%) Confluence
7 1 (0.45%) IIS
7 1 (0.45%) JBoss
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.09%) MS Project
4 8 (3.64%) MS Office
5 5 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Summit
2 2 (0.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.91%) RiskWrite
2 2 (0.91%) Salerio
3 1 (0.45%) HFM
3 1 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.45%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.45%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.45%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.45%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Office 365
1 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.91%) HTTP
2 4 (1.82%) Firewall
2 4 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.91%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (0.45%) Frame Relay
4 1 (0.45%) GLBP
4 1 (0.45%) HSRP
4 1 (0.45%) IPsec
4 1 (0.45%) Multicast
4 1 (0.45%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.45%) SNMP
4 1 (0.45%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.45%) VPLS
4 1 (0.45%) VPN
4 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.27%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (8.18%) Oracle Database
2 18 (8.18%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (4.09%) MS Access
6 5 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.36%) Data Mart
8 3 (1.36%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.91%) ActiveReports
9 2 (0.91%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (0.91%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.45%) Essbase
10 1 (0.45%) GIS
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.91%) JIRA
2 12 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.73%) LoadRunner
4 5 (2.27%) JMeter
4 5 (2.27%) Selenium
5 4 (1.82%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.36%) Maven
6 3 (1.36%) MSI
6 3 (1.36%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.36%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.91%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.91%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.91%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.91%) JBehave
7 2 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.45%) Grunt
8 1 (0.45%) gulp
8 1 (0.45%) Jasmine
General
1 102 (46.36%) Finance
2 54 (24.55%) Banking
3 22 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 16 (7.27%) Financial Institution
5 14 (6.36%) Legal
6 13 (5.91%) Advertising
7 11 (5.00%) Retail
8 9 (4.09%) Front Office
9 4 (1.82%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.36%) Back Office
10 3 (1.36%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.91%) Law
11 2 (0.91%) Marketing
11 2 (0.91%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.91%) Publishing
12 1 (0.45%) Billing
12 1 (0.45%) Electronics
12 1 (0.45%) Games
12 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (47.73%) Analyst
2 44 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 40 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 18 (8.18%) Test Manager
5 16 (7.27%) Banking Analyst
5 16 (7.27%) Test Leader
6 15 (6.82%) Tester
7 14 (6.36%) Developer
8 13 (5.91%) UAT Analyst
9 11 (5.00%) UAT Test Analyst
10 10 (4.55%) Consultant
10 10 (4.55%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.64%) UAT Lead
11 8 (3.64%) UAT Manager
11 8 (3.64%) UAT Test Lead
11 8 (3.64%) UAT Tester
12 7 (3.18%) Build Engineer
12 7 (3.18%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 7 (3.18%) Systems Analyst
12 7 (3.18%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.09%) .NET
2 7 (3.18%) XML
3 4 (1.82%) Behat
3 4 (1.82%) HTML
4 3 (1.36%) Gherkin
4 3 (1.36%) JMS
5 2 (0.91%) COM
5 2 (0.91%) CSS
5 2 (0.91%) Middleware
5 2 (0.91%) MSMQ
5 2 (0.91%) Web Services
6 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.45%) BAPI
6 1 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.45%) FIXML
6 1 (0.45%) Flash
6 1 (0.45%) JSP
6 1 (0.45%) SOAP
6 1 (0.45%) Spring
6 1 (0.45%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.18%) Derivative
3 14 (6.36%) Hedge funds
4 13 (5.91%) Clustering
5 10 (4.55%) Reinsurance
6 8 (3.64%) Equities
7 6 (2.73%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.27%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.27%) User Experience
9 4 (1.82%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.36%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.91%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.91%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.91%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.91%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.91%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.09%) Linux
2 16 (7.27%) Windows
3 11 (5.00%) Unix
4 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.91%) Solaris
4 2 (0.91%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.45%) Android
5 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (13.18%) Test Scripting
3 25 (11.36%) Business Analysis
3 25 (11.36%) Integration Testing
4 23 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (10.45%) System Testing
5 20 (9.09%) Migration
6 18 (8.18%) System Integration Testing
7 16 (7.27%) Defect Management
7 16 (7.27%) Project Management
7 16 (7.27%) Test Automation
7 16 (7.27%) Test Management
7 16 (7.27%) Test Strategy
8 15 (6.82%) Manual Testing
9 14 (6.36%) Regression Testing
9 14 (6.36%) Use Case
10 12 (5.45%) Functional Testing
11 11 (5.00%) Change Management
11 11 (5.00%) User Stories
11 11 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 60 (27.27%) SQL
2 12 (5.45%) Java
3 8 (3.64%) VB
4 6 (2.73%) C#
4 6 (2.73%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.27%) VBA
6 4 (1.82%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.36%) Perl
7 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.36%) Python
7 3 (1.36%) Ruby
7 3 (1.36%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.91%) Korn
9 1 (0.45%) C-shell
9 1 (0.45%) Groovy
9 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.45%) PHP
9 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (5.45%) Degree
2 10 (4.55%) ISEB
2 10 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.82%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.91%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.45%) CCNP
7 1 (0.45%) CCSP
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.45%) PMP
7 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.55%) QA
2 4 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.36%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (1.36%) EMIR
3 3 (1.36%) GAAP
3 3 (1.36%) MiFID
4 2 (0.91%) Basel III
4 2 (0.91%) SEPA
4 2 (0.91%) SLA
5 1 (0.45%) FATCA
5 1 (0.45%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.45%) SDET
5 1 (0.45%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.45%) UCITS
5 1 (0.45%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.36%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.91%) NFS
3 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.45%) Snort
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (11.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.91%) logstash
2 2 (0.91%) Nagios
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.45%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.45%) Control-M
3 1 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.45%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.45%) Icinga
3 1 (0.45%) Puppet
3 1 (0.45%) SCCM
3 1 (0.45%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 31 (14.09%) Oracle
2 24 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.36%) HP
4 13 (5.91%) Siebel
5 10 (4.55%) SAP
6 9 (4.09%) IBM
7 5 (2.27%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.82%) Citrix
8 4 (1.82%) Cognos
9 3 (1.36%) Adobe
9 3 (1.36%) CODA
9 3 (1.36%) Guidewire
9 3 (1.36%) Informatica
9 3 (1.36%) Sybase
9 3 (1.36%) VMware
10 2 (0.91%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.91%) hybris
10 2 (0.91%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.91%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
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