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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 69 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 164 189 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.05% 3.25% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 4.20% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 131 209
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +15.27%
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
4311 4496 5647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.22% 77.33% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3403 3332 4200
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 142 (44.94%) Finance
2 113 (35.76%) Banking
3 76 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (19.30%) Business Analysis
5 60 (18.99%) SQL
6 47 (14.87%) Test Scripting
7 46 (14.56%) Investment Banking
8 45 (14.24%) QA
9 43 (13.61%) System Integration Testing
10 41 (12.97%) Integration Testing
10 41 (12.97%) System Testing
11 40 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (12.03%) Microsoft
13 36 (11.39%) Project Management
14 34 (10.76%) Migration
15 28 (8.86%) MS Excel
16 27 (8.54%) SQL Server
16 27 (8.54%) Degree
17 26 (8.23%) Java
18 25 (7.91%) Oracle
18 25 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
19 24 (7.59%) Retail
20 23 (7.28%) Waterfall
21 22 (6.96%) SDLC
21 22 (6.96%) Time Management
21 22 (6.96%) HP Quality Center
21 22 (6.96%) Validation
22 21 (6.65%) Scrum
22 21 (6.65%) Windows
22 21 (6.65%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (2.85%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.27%) Apache
3 3 (0.95%) JBoss
3 3 (0.95%) CMS
3 3 (0.95%) LiveLink
3 3 (0.95%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.63%) WordPress
4 2 (0.63%) Confluence
4 2 (0.63%) SAS
4 2 (0.63%) FileNet
5 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.32%) Documentum
5 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.32%) Node.js
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.32%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.06%) MS Visio
2 16 (5.06%) MS Office
3 13 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.58%) MS Project
5 3 (0.95%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.32%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.90%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (1.58%) thinkFolio
3 4 (1.27%) Agresso
3 4 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.95%) assyst
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (0.95%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.95%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.63%) Radian6
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.63%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.27%) Force.com
1 4 (1.27%) SaaS
2 2 (0.63%) Heroku
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.32%) Taleo
3 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.32%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.58%) DNS
2 4 (1.27%) PSTN
3 3 (0.95%) DHCP
3 3 (0.95%) 3G
3 3 (0.95%) Firewall
3 3 (0.95%) 4G
3 3 (0.95%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (0.63%) 2G
4 2 (0.63%) SS7
4 2 (0.63%) TCAP
4 2 (0.63%) ISUP
4 2 (0.63%) SCCP
4 2 (0.63%) INAP
4 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.63%) CTI
4 2 (0.63%) GSM
5 1 (0.32%) Intranet
5 1 (0.32%) SAN
5 1 (0.32%) SMS
5 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (3.16%) DTS
5 7 (2.22%) EDRMS
5 7 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.90%) MySQL
7 4 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.27%) Data Mart
8 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.95%) Big Data
8 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.63%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (3.80%) JIRA
2 9 (2.85%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.53%) TeamCity
3 8 (2.53%) HP UFT
4 7 (2.22%) Selenium
5 6 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.27%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.27%) PowerBuilder
6 4 (1.27%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.95%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.95%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.95%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.95%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.63%) Subversion
8 2 (0.63%) Maven
8 2 (0.63%) Grunt
8 2 (0.63%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.32%) Bower
9 1 (0.32%) gulp
9 1 (0.32%) Behat
General
1 142 (44.94%) Finance
2 113 (35.76%) Banking
3 46 (14.56%) Investment Banking
4 24 (7.59%) Retail
5 13 (4.11%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.80%) Retail Banking
7 11 (3.48%) Back Office
8 8 (2.53%) Advertising
9 7 (2.22%) Financial Institution
9 7 (2.22%) Front Office
9 7 (2.22%) Marketing
10 6 (1.90%) Legal
11 5 (1.58%) Law
12 3 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.95%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.95%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.63%) Billing
13 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.63%) French Language
14 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 143 (45.25%) Analyst
2 83 (26.27%) Business Analyst
3 38 (12.03%) Test Analyst
4 34 (10.76%) Test Manager
5 29 (9.18%) Developer
6 20 (6.33%) Tester
7 17 (5.38%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (5.06%) Data Analyst
8 16 (5.06%) Banking Business Analyst
8 16 (5.06%) Test Leader
9 14 (4.43%) Architect
9 14 (4.43%) Systems Analyst
10 13 (4.11%) Consultant
10 13 (4.11%) Systems Tester
11 10 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (2.85%) Senior Test Analyst
13 8 (2.53%) Banking Analyst
14 7 (2.22%) Programme Manager
15 6 (1.90%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.38%) .NET
2 14 (4.43%) XML
3 13 (4.11%) Web Services
4 10 (3.16%) HTML
4 10 (3.16%) Middleware
5 7 (2.22%) JRules
5 7 (2.22%) CSS
6 6 (1.90%) JSON
7 5 (1.58%) SOAP
8 4 (1.27%) JMS
8 4 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.95%) REST
9 3 (0.95%) Gherkin
9 3 (0.95%) Java EE
9 3 (0.95%) jQuery
9 3 (0.95%) Apache Flex
9 3 (0.95%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.95%) Swing
10 2 (0.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.06%) SWIFT
3 12 (3.80%) Derivative
4 11 (3.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (3.16%) Market Risk
5 10 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.53%) Fixed Income
7 7 (2.22%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.90%) Clustering
8 6 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.90%) User Experience
9 5 (1.58%) Equities
10 4 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (1.27%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.27%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.27%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.95%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.95%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.65%) Windows
2 12 (3.80%) Linux
3 6 (1.90%) Windows 7
3 6 (1.90%) UNIX
4 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.95%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.32%) Solaris
7 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (19.30%) Business Analysis
3 47 (14.87%) Test Scripting
4 43 (13.61%) System Integration Testing
5 41 (12.97%) System Testing
5 41 (12.97%) Integration Testing
6 36 (11.39%) Project Management
7 34 (10.76%) Migration
8 25 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (7.28%) Waterfall
10 22 (6.96%) Time Management
10 22 (6.96%) Validation
10 22 (6.96%) SDLC
11 21 (6.65%) Scrum
11 21 (6.65%) Use Case
12 20 (6.33%) PRINCE2
13 19 (6.01%) CRM
13 19 (6.01%) Change Management
14 18 (5.70%) Data Migration
15 17 (5.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 60 (18.99%) SQL
2 26 (8.23%) Java
3 11 (3.48%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.48%) PHP
4 10 (3.16%) VBA
5 9 (2.85%) Python
6 7 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.90%) C#
7 6 (1.90%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.58%) VB
9 3 (0.95%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.95%) VB6
9 3 (0.95%) C++
9 3 (0.95%) Perl
9 3 (0.95%) C
10 2 (0.63%) COBOL
10 2 (0.63%) VBScript
10 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.63%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 27 (8.54%) Degree
2 18 (5.70%) ISEB
3 13 (4.11%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.32%) PMP
6 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) MCSD
6 1 (0.32%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.32%) MCT
6 1 (0.32%) PgMP
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (14.24%) QA
2 8 (2.53%) Basel III
3 7 (2.22%) Solvency II
4 5 (1.58%) EMIR
5 4 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.95%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.63%) SLA
7 2 (0.63%) COREP
7 2 (0.63%) FINREP
8 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.32%) WAI
8 1 (0.32%) CDISC
8 1 (0.32%) FATCA
System Software
1 7 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) XenApp
3 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (6.96%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.16%) Puppet
3 8 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.22%) Control-M
5 6 (1.90%) SCCM
6 5 (1.58%) SCOM
7 2 (0.63%) DameWare
7 2 (0.63%) Pingdom
7 2 (0.63%) Graphite
8 1 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 38 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.91%) Oracle
3 21 (6.65%) HP
4 11 (3.48%) SAP
5 9 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.22%) webMethods
6 7 (2.22%) Guidewire
7 6 (1.90%) Cognos
7 6 (1.90%) Informatica
8 5 (1.58%) Citrix
8 5 (1.58%) Hyperion
9 4 (1.27%) Remedy
9 4 (1.27%) AppSense
9 4 (1.27%) IBM
9 4 (1.27%) OpenText
9 4 (1.27%) VMware
9 4 (1.27%) WorldPay
10 3 (0.95%) Tableau
10 3 (0.95%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.95%) Zend
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago