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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 69 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 151 176 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.78% 2.94% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 3.83% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 132 146
Average daily rate
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£450 £430 £464
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £598 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.86% -28.33%
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
4182 4595 4909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.07% 76.87% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3293 3455 3705
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 81
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 138 (47.92%) Finance
2 93 (32.29%) Banking
3 68 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (21.53%) SQL
5 53 (18.40%) Business Analysis
6 44 (15.28%) QA
6 44 (15.28%) Integration Testing
7 38 (13.19%) System Testing
8 36 (12.50%) Migration
8 36 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 35 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (11.81%) Test Scripting
11 33 (11.46%) Oracle
12 31 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (10.76%) Project Management
13 28 (9.72%) SQL Server
14 27 (9.38%) Retail
15 26 (9.03%) SWIFT
16 24 (8.33%) MS Excel
17 23 (7.99%) Degree
18 22 (7.64%) CRM
19 21 (7.29%) Waterfall
20 20 (6.94%) Investment Banking
20 20 (6.94%) Validation
20 20 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
20 20 (6.94%) ISEB
21 19 (6.60%) Windows
21 19 (6.60%) .NET
21 19 (6.60%) Change Management
21 19 (6.60%) Retail Banking

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.08%) CMS
3 3 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.69%) IIS
4 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.35%) Kentico
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.35%) SAS
5 1 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.35%) FileNet
Applications
1 24 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (3.82%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.43%) MS Office
5 5 (1.74%) MS Project
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.08%) thinkFolio
2 5 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.74%) LatentZero
2 5 (1.74%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (1.39%) Agresso
3 4 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.04%) Tesseract
4 3 (1.04%) Minerva
4 3 (1.04%) Sentinel
4 3 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.69%) Radian6
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.35%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.35%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.04%) SaaS
2 2 (0.69%) FinancialForce.com
2 2 (0.69%) Force.com
2 2 (0.69%) Heroku
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.04%) PSTN
2 2 (0.69%) CTI
2 2 (0.69%) Internet
2 2 (0.69%) GSM
3 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.35%) 4G
3 1 (0.35%) DHCP
3 1 (0.35%) DNS
3 1 (0.35%) 3G
3 1 (0.35%) SS7
3 1 (0.35%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) TCAP
3 1 (0.35%) ISUP
3 1 (0.35%) SCCP
3 1 (0.35%) INAP
3 1 (0.35%) 2G
3 1 (0.35%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.74%) Big Data
7 5 (1.74%) DTS
8 4 (1.39%) EDRMS
8 4 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.04%) OLAP
9 3 (1.04%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.69%) QlikView
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.35%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.51%) JIRA
2 11 (3.82%) Selenium
3 8 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (2.08%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.74%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.39%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.04%) FitNesse
7 3 (1.04%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.04%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.04%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.69%) Zephyr
8 2 (0.69%) Geb
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.35%) Subversion
9 1 (0.35%) Behat
9 1 (0.35%) Robotium
9 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.35%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.35%) Toad
General
1 138 (47.92%) Finance
2 93 (32.29%) Banking
3 27 (9.38%) Retail
4 20 (6.94%) Investment Banking
5 19 (6.60%) Retail Banking
6 16 (5.56%) Front Office
7 11 (3.82%) Financial Institution
8 10 (3.47%) Back Office
9 8 (2.78%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.78%) Legal
10 7 (2.43%) Advertising
11 6 (2.08%) Marketing
12 4 (1.39%) General Ledger
13 3 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (1.04%) French Language
13 3 (1.04%) Billing
14 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.69%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.35%) Local Government
15 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 154 (53.47%) Analyst
2 81 (28.13%) Business Analyst
3 44 (15.28%) Test Analyst
4 27 (9.38%) Test Manager
5 26 (9.03%) Tester
6 21 (7.29%) Developer
7 19 (6.60%) Systems Analyst
8 16 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 14 (4.86%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (4.86%) Systems Tester
10 12 (4.17%) Test Leader
11 11 (3.82%) Architect
11 11 (3.82%) Data Analyst
12 10 (3.47%) UAT Analyst
13 9 (3.13%) Banking Business Analyst
14 7 (2.43%) UAT Test Analyst
14 7 (2.43%) Consultant
15 6 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
15 6 (2.08%) Senior Test Analyst
16 5 (1.74%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.60%) .NET
2 14 (4.86%) Web Services
3 11 (3.82%) Middleware
4 10 (3.47%) XML
5 8 (2.78%) SOAP
6 6 (2.08%) REST
7 5 (1.74%) Mason
8 4 (1.39%) HTML
8 4 (1.39%) CSS
8 4 (1.39%) JRules
9 3 (1.04%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (1.04%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.69%) DHTML
10 2 (0.69%) Swing
10 2 (0.69%) Visualforce
10 2 (0.69%) JSON
11 1 (0.35%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.35%) LINQ
11 1 (0.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.03%) SWIFT
3 13 (4.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (3.13%) Derivative
5 8 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.74%) Market Risk
6 5 (1.74%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.39%) Equities
8 3 (1.04%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.04%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.04%) FMCG
8 3 (1.04%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.04%) NHS
9 2 (0.69%) AS400
9 2 (0.69%) IVR
9 2 (0.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.60%) Windows
2 9 (3.13%) Linux
3 4 (1.39%) UNIX
4 3 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.04%) Android
4 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (18.40%) Business Analysis
3 44 (15.28%) Integration Testing
4 38 (13.19%) System Testing
5 36 (12.50%) Migration
6 34 (11.81%) Test Scripting
7 31 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (10.76%) Project Management
8 22 (7.64%) CRM
9 21 (7.29%) Waterfall
10 20 (6.94%) Validation
11 19 (6.60%) Change Management
12 17 (5.90%) Use Case
12 17 (5.90%) Scrum
13 16 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (5.56%) Test Strategy
14 15 (5.21%) Time Management
14 15 (5.21%) Data Migration
14 15 (5.21%) Test Management
14 15 (5.21%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 62 (21.53%) SQL
2 15 (5.21%) Java
3 11 (3.82%) T-SQL
4 10 (3.47%) C#
5 8 (2.78%) VBA
6 7 (2.43%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.08%) PHP
8 4 (1.39%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.39%) VB
9 3 (1.04%) Lua
9 3 (1.04%) VB6
9 3 (1.04%) Python
9 3 (1.04%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.04%) C
10 2 (0.69%) C++
10 2 (0.69%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.35%) Ruby
11 1 (0.35%) COBOL
11 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (7.99%) Degree
2 20 (6.94%) ISEB
3 12 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.69%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.35%) MCTS
7 1 (0.35%) MCITP
7 1 (0.35%) MCSE
7 1 (0.35%) MCSA
7 1 (0.35%) MCSD
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (15.28%) QA
2 9 (3.13%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.04%) FATCA
3 3 (1.04%) GAAP
4 2 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.69%) COREP
4 2 (0.69%) FINREP
4 2 (0.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.35%) CDISC
5 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.35%) Basel III
5 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.35%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.35%) XenApp
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (6.60%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.74%) Puppet
3 4 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.69%) Control-M
4 2 (0.69%) SCCM
5 1 (0.35%) SCOM
5 1 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 36 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.46%) Oracle
3 16 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (4.17%) HP
5 9 (3.13%) SAP
6 7 (2.43%) Guidewire
7 5 (1.74%) Cognos
7 5 (1.74%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.74%) CODA
8 4 (1.39%) webMethods
8 4 (1.39%) Informatica
8 4 (1.39%) Sun
9 3 (1.04%) NetSuite
9 3 (1.04%) Tableau
9 3 (1.04%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.04%) IBM
9 3 (1.04%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.69%) Talarian
10 2 (0.69%) ExactTarget
10 2 (0.69%) Pardot
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HFG
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £570.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £180 - £181 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 25 days ago