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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 58 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 178 287 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.08% 3.90% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 5.13% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 219 257
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £50.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.75 £17.58
% change year-on-year
+23.94% +0.96%
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
4340 5599 5984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.05% 76.01% 75.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3227 4197 4466
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 87
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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.

1 130 (36.11%) Finance
2 99 (27.50%) Banking
3 64 (17.78%) Project Management
4 63 (17.50%) SQL
4 63 (17.50%) QA
5 55 (15.28%) Test Scripting
6 51 (14.17%) Investment Banking
7 46 (12.78%) Migration
8 41 (11.39%) Business Analysis
9 40 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 37 (10.28%) Degree
10 37 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (10.00%) System Testing
12 34 (9.44%) HP Quality Center
13 33 (9.17%) Integration Testing
14 31 (8.61%) Test Strategy
15 29 (8.06%) Windows
16 28 (7.78%) MS Excel
17 27 (7.50%) ISEB
18 26 (7.22%) PRINCE2
19 24 (6.67%) SQL Server
19 24 (6.67%) Test Management
20 23 (6.39%) CRM
20 23 (6.39%) Legal
21 22 (6.11%) Credit Risk
22 21 (5.83%) Data Migration
22 21 (5.83%) Test Automation
22 21 (5.83%) Retail
22 21 (5.83%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (3.06%) IBM Notes
2 9 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.94%) SAS
4 3 (0.83%) FileNet
4 3 (0.83%) CMS
4 3 (0.83%) Documentum
5 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.28%) Confluence
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.33%) MS Office
3 9 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.94%) MS Project
5 5 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.83%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.83%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.06%) WebTrends
2 5 (1.39%) SAP Business One
2 5 (1.39%) BASE24
3 4 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.83%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.83%) Loan IQ
5 2 (0.56%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.56%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.56%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.56%) Agresso
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.56%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.56%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) Force.com
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.22%) Intranet
2 3 (0.83%) Internet
3 2 (0.56%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) SNMP
4 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) SAN
4 1 (0.28%) Firewall
4 1 (0.28%) IMAP
4 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.33%) QlikView
4 10 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.22%) MySQL
6 7 (1.94%) Base SAS
7 5 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.83%) DB2
9 3 (0.83%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.83%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.56%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (0.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (0.56%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (3.89%) JIRA
3 12 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (1.94%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.94%) Selenium
5 5 (1.39%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.39%) Zephyr
6 4 (1.11%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.11%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.11%) JMeter
7 3 (0.83%) Subversion
7 3 (0.83%) JUnit
7 3 (0.83%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.83%) LoadUI
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.56%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.56%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.56%) Maven
8 2 (0.56%) CruiseControl
General
1 130 (36.11%) Finance
2 99 (27.50%) Banking
3 51 (14.17%) Investment Banking
4 23 (6.39%) Legal
5 21 (5.83%) Retail
6 20 (5.56%) Marketing
7 12 (3.33%) Back Office
8 11 (3.06%) Front Office
8 11 (3.06%) Danish Language
8 11 (3.06%) Games
9 8 (2.22%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.94%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.67%) Retail Banking
12 4 (1.11%) Advertising
13 3 (0.83%) French Language
14 2 (0.56%) Publishing
14 2 (0.56%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 155 (43.06%) Analyst
2 90 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 49 (13.61%) Test Analyst
4 38 (10.56%) Project Manager
5 37 (10.28%) Tester
6 32 (8.89%) Test Manager
7 29 (8.06%) Developer
8 21 (5.83%) Consultant
9 19 (5.28%) Risk Analyst
10 16 (4.44%) IT Business Analyst
11 14 (3.89%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 14 (3.89%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
12 13 (3.61%) Credit Analyst
13 12 (3.33%) Legal Analyst
14 11 (3.06%) Systems Analyst
15 10 (2.78%) Senior Manager
15 10 (2.78%) Systems Tester
16 9 (2.50%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 9 (2.50%) UAT Analyst
16 9 (2.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.89%) HTML
2 13 (3.61%) Web Services
3 12 (3.33%) .NET
4 9 (2.50%) Mason
5 6 (1.67%) SOAP
5 6 (1.67%) XML
6 5 (1.39%) CSS
7 4 (1.11%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.11%) JSON
8 3 (0.83%) RESTful
8 3 (0.83%) HTML5
8 3 (0.83%) REST
9 2 (0.56%) MDX
9 2 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.56%) Java EE
9 2 (0.56%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.56%) Spring
9 2 (0.56%) JSP
9 2 (0.56%) J2EE
9 2 (0.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.11%) Credit Risk
2 16 (4.44%) Derivative
3 14 (3.89%) SWIFT
4 12 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (3.06%) Online Games
5 11 (3.06%) Blog
5 11 (3.06%) New Media
5 11 (3.06%) Social Media
6 10 (2.78%) Data Conversion
7 9 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.50%) Equities
8 8 (2.22%) Fixed Income
8 8 (2.22%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.22%) Data Integration
8 8 (2.22%) Market Risk
8 8 (2.22%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.67%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.39%) EMV
10 5 (1.39%) APACS
10 5 (1.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.06%) Windows
2 9 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.11%) VMS
5 3 (0.83%) UNIX
5 3 (0.83%) Linux
6 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.28%) Android
7 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (17.78%) Project Management
2 55 (15.28%) Test Scripting
3 46 (12.78%) Migration
4 41 (11.39%) Business Analysis
5 40 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (10.00%) System Testing
8 33 (9.17%) Integration Testing
9 31 (8.61%) Test Strategy
10 26 (7.22%) PRINCE2
11 24 (6.67%) Test Management
12 23 (6.39%) CRM
13 21 (5.83%) Data Modelling
13 21 (5.83%) Data Migration
13 21 (5.83%) Test Automation
13 21 (5.83%) Analytics
14 19 (5.28%) Performance Testing
14 19 (5.28%) Regression Testing
15 17 (4.72%) Scrum
15 17 (4.72%) UML
Programming Languages
1 63 (17.50%) SQL
2 15 (4.17%) Java
3 10 (2.78%) C#
4 8 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.94%) VBA
5 7 (1.94%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.39%) Scala
7 4 (1.11%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.11%) C
8 3 (0.83%) VB
9 2 (0.56%) Python
9 2 (0.56%) PHP
10 1 (0.28%) VBScript
10 1 (0.28%) Perl
10 1 (0.28%) C++
10 1 (0.28%) XAML
10 1 (0.28%) Ruby
10 1 (0.28%) Groovy
10 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.28%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 37 (10.28%) Degree
2 27 (7.50%) ISEB
3 17 (4.72%) ISTQB
3 17 (4.72%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.56%) IIBA
8 2 (0.56%) CBAP
9 1 (0.28%) CCEE
9 1 (0.28%) CCEA
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.28%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (17.50%) QA
2 5 (1.39%) EMIR
3 4 (1.11%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (1.11%) Basel III
4 3 (0.83%) SLA
4 3 (0.83%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.28%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (1.11%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.11%) XenApp
2 3 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.28%) XenServer
4 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (9.44%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.06%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.56%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.28%) Control-M
4 1 (0.28%) Nagios
4 1 (0.28%) SCCM
4 1 (0.28%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.28%) Puppet
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 40 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.83%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (5.28%) Oracle
4 17 (4.72%) SAP
4 17 (4.72%) HP
5 11 (3.06%) Lotus
6 6 (1.67%) Informatica
7 5 (1.39%) Teradata
7 5 (1.39%) Sybase
7 5 (1.39%) Citrix
8 4 (1.11%) IBM
8 4 (1.11%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.11%) Adobe
8 4 (1.11%) Murex
8 4 (1.11%) Open Text
9 3 (0.83%) Remedy
9 3 (0.83%) Calypso
10 2 (0.56%) Siebel
10 2 (0.56%) BMC
10 2 (0.56%) Misys
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