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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 76 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 125 190 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.53% 3.34% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 4.31% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 122 150
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£425 £449 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.34% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £268 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.50 - £36.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £21.19 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-24.48% -36.75%
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
3908 4413 4368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.49% 76.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3041 3133 3359
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 54
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.50 £51.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% -45.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 March 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 March 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.

1 147 (44.41%) Finance
2 111 (33.53%) Banking
3 69 (20.85%) SQL
4 65 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (13.29%) Oracle
6 41 (12.39%) Integration Testing
7 40 (12.08%) QA
7 40 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (11.78%) Business Analysis
8 39 (11.78%) Project Management
9 38 (11.48%) MS Excel
10 37 (11.18%) Investment Banking
11 35 (10.57%) System Testing
12 34 (10.27%) Test Scripting
13 33 (9.97%) Migration
14 31 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (9.37%) Microsoft
15 30 (9.06%) Test Strategy
16 29 (8.76%) SQL Server
17 28 (8.46%) Retail
18 27 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
19 26 (7.85%) SWIFT
20 25 (7.55%) Test Management
20 25 (7.55%) Regression Testing
21 24 (7.25%) Front Office
21 24 (7.25%) CRM
22 23 (6.95%) ISEB
23 22 (6.65%) Windows
23 22 (6.65%) Workflow
24 21 (6.34%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (3.63%) CMS
2 7 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.21%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.91%) SAS
4 3 (0.91%) LiveCycle
4 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.30%) Kentico
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.30%) IIS
5 1 (0.30%) Drupal
5 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 38 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.34%) MS Office
3 19 (5.74%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (3.32%) MS Project
6 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.63%) Oracle Cash Management
2 7 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.51%) Agresso
4 5 (1.51%) thinkFolio
5 4 (1.21%) Summit
5 4 (1.21%) SAP BPC
5 4 (1.21%) Markit EDM
5 4 (1.21%) IntelliMatch
5 4 (1.21%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.91%) Tesseract
6 3 (0.91%) Minerva
6 3 (0.91%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.91%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.91%) CODA-Financials
6 3 (0.91%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.60%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.91%) SaaS
2 2 (0.60%) Taleo
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.51%) Intranet
2 2 (0.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.30%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.11%) MySQL
6 6 (1.81%) QlikView
7 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.21%) Big Data
8 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.21%) OLAP
9 3 (0.91%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (0.91%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.91%) Data Mart
9 3 (0.91%) SQLPlus
9 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (4.53%) JIRA
2 10 (3.02%) Selenium
3 8 (2.42%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (1.21%) JUnit
4 4 (1.21%) Subversion
5 3 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.91%) Rational Rose
5 3 (0.91%) Toad
5 3 (0.91%) MSI
5 3 (0.91%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.91%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.60%) Zephyr
6 2 (0.60%) Geb
6 2 (0.60%) RequisitePro
6 2 (0.60%) Rational Robot
6 2 (0.60%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.60%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.60%) CruiseControl
General
1 147 (44.41%) Finance
2 111 (33.53%) Banking
3 37 (11.18%) Investment Banking
4 28 (8.46%) Retail
5 24 (7.25%) Front Office
6 19 (5.74%) Retail Banking
7 18 (5.44%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.42%) Back Office
9 7 (2.11%) Legal
10 3 (0.91%) Advertising
10 3 (0.91%) Publishing
10 3 (0.91%) Games
10 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.91%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.91%) Marketing
11 2 (0.60%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.60%) French Language
11 2 (0.60%) Billing
12 1 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 158 (47.73%) Analyst
2 83 (25.08%) Business Analyst
3 38 (11.48%) Test Manager
4 37 (11.18%) Developer
5 36 (10.88%) Test Analyst
6 24 (7.25%) Tester
6 24 (7.25%) Systems Analyst
7 19 (5.74%) Project Manager
8 14 (4.23%) Test Leader
9 11 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (3.02%) Consultant
11 8 (2.42%) Systems Tester
12 7 (2.11%) Support Analyst
12 7 (2.11%) Senior Business Analyst
12 7 (2.11%) UAT Tester
12 7 (2.11%) UAT Analyst
12 7 (2.11%) Banking Business Analyst
13 6 (1.81%) UAT Test Manager
13 6 (1.81%) Senior Manager
13 6 (1.81%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.74%) .NET
2 12 (3.63%) Web Services
3 10 (3.02%) XML
3 10 (3.02%) Middleware
4 9 (2.72%) HTML
5 6 (1.81%) SOAP
5 6 (1.81%) Mason
6 5 (1.51%) CSS
7 4 (1.21%) JSON
7 4 (1.21%) Application Packaging
7 4 (1.21%) jQuery
7 4 (1.21%) REST
8 3 (0.91%) RESTful
8 3 (0.91%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (0.91%) FpML
9 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.60%) XSLT
9 2 (0.60%) EDI
9 2 (0.60%) HTML5
10 1 (0.30%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.85%) SWIFT
3 12 (3.63%) Derivative
4 9 (2.72%) Credit Risk
5 8 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (2.11%) Market Risk
6 7 (2.11%) User Experience
7 6 (1.81%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.81%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.21%) FMCG
9 4 (1.21%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.91%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.91%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.91%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.91%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.60%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.65%) Windows
2 21 (6.34%) Linux
3 10 (3.02%) UNIX
4 7 (2.11%) Android
4 7 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.21%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.21%) Solaris
6 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (12.39%) Integration Testing
3 39 (11.78%) Business Analysis
3 39 (11.78%) Project Management
4 35 (10.57%) System Testing
5 34 (10.27%) Test Scripting
6 33 (9.97%) Migration
7 31 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (9.06%) Test Strategy
9 25 (7.55%) Test Management
9 25 (7.55%) Regression Testing
10 24 (7.25%) CRM
11 22 (6.65%) Workflow
12 21 (6.34%) Change Management
12 21 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (6.04%) Waterfall
14 17 (5.14%) ETL
15 16 (4.83%) Cash Management
16 15 (4.53%) Functional Testing
16 15 (4.53%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (20.85%) SQL
2 16 (4.83%) Java
3 13 (3.93%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.63%) C#
4 12 (3.63%) PL/SQL
5 10 (3.02%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.72%) VBA
7 7 (2.11%) PHP
8 5 (1.51%) C
9 3 (0.91%) VBScript
9 3 (0.91%) Scala
10 2 (0.60%) VB
10 2 (0.60%) C++
10 2 (0.60%) Lua
10 2 (0.60%) Python
11 1 (0.30%) XQuery
11 1 (0.30%) VB6
11 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.30%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (6.95%) ISEB
2 20 (6.04%) Degree
3 13 (3.93%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.42%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.51%) VCP4
5 5 (1.51%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (1.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (1.21%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PMP
9 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.30%) MCTS
9 1 (0.30%) MCITP
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.30%) MCSE
9 1 (0.30%) MCSA
9 1 (0.30%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.08%) QA
2 7 (2.11%) Solvency II
3 4 (1.21%) COREP
4 3 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.91%) GAAP
5 2 (0.60%) SLA
5 2 (0.60%) FATCA
5 2 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.30%) EMIR
6 1 (0.30%) FINREP
6 1 (0.30%) Basel II
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) Basel III
System Software
1 5 (1.51%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.91%) XenApp
2 3 (0.91%) XenDesktop
2 3 (0.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.51%) Control-M
3 4 (1.21%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.91%) WSUS
4 3 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.60%) SCCM
6 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (13.29%) Oracle
2 31 (9.37%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.74%) SAP
4 13 (3.93%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (3.63%) HP
6 8 (2.42%) IBM
7 6 (1.81%) CODA
8 4 (1.21%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.21%) AppSense
8 4 (1.21%) Adobe
8 4 (1.21%) Cognos
8 4 (1.21%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.91%) Siebel
9 3 (0.91%) Wyse
9 3 (0.91%) Metastorm
9 3 (0.91%) Altiris
9 3 (0.91%) McAfee
9 3 (0.91%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.91%) Apple
9 3 (0.91%) Zend
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