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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 54 59 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 196 233 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.32% 3.29% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 4.30% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 177 242
Average daily rate
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£425 £440 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -5.26%
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
4484 5416 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.03% 76.54% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3371 4004 4310
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 70 93
Average hourly rate £21.69 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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.

1 139 (37.17%) Finance
2 95 (25.40%) Banking
3 71 (18.98%) SQL
4 70 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (16.04%) Project Management
6 57 (15.24%) QA
7 55 (14.71%) Test Scripting
8 49 (13.10%) Migration
9 47 (12.57%) Microsoft
10 44 (11.76%) Investment Banking
10 44 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
11 40 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 40 (10.70%) Business Analysis
11 40 (10.70%) Degree
12 36 (9.63%) MS Excel
12 36 (9.63%) Integration Testing
13 34 (9.09%) System Testing
13 34 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
13 34 (9.09%) Test Strategy
14 31 (8.29%) SQL Server
15 27 (7.22%) Workflow
15 27 (7.22%) Windows
16 26 (6.95%) Data Modelling
17 23 (6.15%) CRM
17 23 (6.15%) Oracle
17 23 (6.15%) Test Management
18 22 (5.88%) Data Migration
18 22 (5.88%) Retail
19 21 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
19 21 (5.61%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (2.94%) IBM Notes
2 7 (1.87%) SAS
3 5 (1.34%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.80%) Documentum
4 3 (0.80%) FileNet
5 2 (0.53%) CMS
5 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.27%) Confluence
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.55%) MS Office
3 12 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.60%) MS Project
4 6 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.80%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.80%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.94%) WebTrends
2 6 (1.60%) Markit EDM
3 5 (1.34%) SAP HR
3 5 (1.34%) SAP SD
3 5 (1.34%) BASE24
4 4 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.07%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.80%) Loan IQ
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.53%) CODA-Financials
6 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.53%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (0.53%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.53%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.27%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) Taleo
2 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.41%) Intranet
2 3 (0.80%) Internet
3 1 (0.27%) Firewall
3 1 (0.27%) IMAP
3 1 (0.27%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.27%) SMTP
3 1 (0.27%) SNMP
3 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (4.28%) QlikView
4 11 (2.94%) MySQL
4 11 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.87%) Base SAS
5 7 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.80%) Data Mart
7 3 (0.80%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.80%) Star Schema
7 3 (0.80%) DB2
8 2 (0.53%) OLAP
8 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.53%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.53%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 21 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (4.55%) JIRA
3 9 (2.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (1.87%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.87%) Selenium
5 5 (1.34%) Subversion
5 5 (1.34%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.34%) Zephyr
6 4 (1.07%) JMeter
6 4 (1.07%) CruiseControl
6 4 (1.07%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.07%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.80%) JUnit
7 3 (0.80%) LoadUI
8 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.53%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.53%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.53%) Maven
8 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.53%) jMock
General
1 139 (37.17%) Finance
2 95 (25.40%) Banking
3 44 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 22 (5.88%) Retail
5 20 (5.35%) Legal
6 16 (4.28%) Front Office
6 16 (4.28%) Marketing
7 12 (3.21%) Games
8 11 (2.94%) Back Office
8 11 (2.94%) Danish Language
9 10 (2.67%) Financial Institution
10 8 (2.14%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.60%) Retail Banking
12 4 (1.07%) Advertising
13 3 (0.80%) Publishing
13 3 (0.80%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.53%) French Language
14 2 (0.53%) German Language
15 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 156 (41.71%) Analyst
2 96 (25.67%) Business Analyst
3 48 (12.83%) Developer
4 43 (11.50%) Test Analyst
5 37 (9.89%) Tester
6 32 (8.56%) Project Manager
7 28 (7.49%) Test Manager
8 24 (6.42%) Consultant
9 15 (4.01%) Risk Analyst
10 13 (3.48%) IT Business Analyst
11 12 (3.21%) Systems Analyst
12 11 (2.94%) Systems Tester
12 11 (2.94%) SAP Consultant
13 10 (2.67%) Java Developer
13 10 (2.67%) UAT Analyst
13 10 (2.67%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
13 10 (2.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
14 9 (2.41%) Test Leader
14 9 (2.41%) Credit Analyst
14 9 (2.41%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.81%) HTML
1 18 (4.81%) Web Services
2 13 (3.48%) .NET
3 9 (2.41%) RESTful
4 7 (1.87%) XML
5 6 (1.60%) CSS
5 6 (1.60%) SOAP
5 6 (1.60%) Mason
5 6 (1.60%) JSON
6 4 (1.07%) HTML5
7 3 (0.80%) REST
7 3 (0.80%) jQuery
7 3 (0.80%) Middleware
7 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.80%) J2EE
8 2 (0.53%) ADO.NET
8 2 (0.53%) JSP
8 2 (0.53%) JMS
8 2 (0.53%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.81%) Credit Risk
3 15 (4.01%) Derivative
4 14 (3.74%) SWIFT
5 13 (3.48%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.94%) Online Games
6 11 (2.94%) Blog
6 11 (2.94%) Social Media
6 11 (2.94%) New Media
7 10 (2.67%) User Experience
7 10 (2.67%) Data Conversion
8 9 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.14%) Fixed Income
9 8 (2.14%) Market Risk
9 8 (2.14%) Data Integration
9 8 (2.14%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.14%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.87%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.87%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.22%) Windows
2 8 (2.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.07%) VMS
5 3 (0.80%) UNIX
5 3 (0.80%) Linux
6 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.27%) Android
7 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (16.04%) Project Management
3 55 (14.71%) Test Scripting
4 49 (13.10%) Migration
5 40 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (10.70%) Business Analysis
6 36 (9.63%) Integration Testing
7 34 (9.09%) System Testing
7 34 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 27 (7.22%) Workflow
9 26 (6.95%) Data Modelling
10 23 (6.15%) CRM
10 23 (6.15%) Test Management
11 22 (5.88%) Data Migration
12 21 (5.61%) User Stories
13 20 (5.35%) Performance Testing
14 19 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (4.81%) Risk Management
15 18 (4.81%) Analytics
16 17 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 71 (18.98%) SQL
2 19 (5.08%) Java
3 14 (3.74%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.94%) C#
4 11 (2.94%) Scala
5 7 (1.87%) VBA
5 7 (1.87%) T-SQL
5 7 (1.87%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.07%) C
6 4 (1.07%) PHP
7 3 (0.80%) VB
8 2 (0.53%) Python
8 2 (0.53%) VBScript
9 1 (0.27%) C++
9 1 (0.27%) Delphi
9 1 (0.27%) Perl
9 1 (0.27%) XAML
9 1 (0.27%) Ruby
9 1 (0.27%) Groovy
9 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (10.70%) Degree
2 21 (5.61%) ISEB
3 12 (3.21%) ISTQB
4 11 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.87%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.53%) IIBA
8 2 (0.53%) CBAP
9 1 (0.27%) CCEE
9 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) CCEA
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.27%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (15.24%) QA
2 4 (1.07%) EMIR
3 3 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.80%) SLA
4 2 (0.53%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (1.07%) XenApp
3 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.53%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.27%) XenServer
4 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 34 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (1.07%) Control-M
4 2 (0.53%) SCCM
4 2 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.27%) Nagios
5 1 (0.27%) WSUS
5 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.27%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.27%) Puppet
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.27%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.15%) Oracle
3 21 (5.61%) SAP
4 17 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (4.55%) HP
5 11 (2.94%) Lotus
6 6 (1.60%) Informatica
7 5 (1.34%) IBM
7 5 (1.34%) Sybase
7 5 (1.34%) Citrix
7 5 (1.34%) Teradata
8 4 (1.07%) Adobe
8 4 (1.07%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.07%) Open Text
9 3 (0.80%) Siebel
9 3 (0.80%) Murex
9 3 (0.80%) CODA
10 2 (0.53%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.53%) Altiris
10 2 (0.53%) Misys
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £479.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + `
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago