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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 70 65 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 143 190 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.76% 3.10% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 3.98% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 126 167
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £22.38 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-15.53% -34.19%
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
4071 4772 4486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.48% 77.75% 76.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3159 3443 3459
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 45
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -81.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 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 30 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.

1 145 (45.17%) Finance
2 112 (34.89%) Banking
3 68 (21.18%) SQL
4 61 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (13.71%) Oracle
6 44 (13.71%) Project Management
6 44 (13.71%) QA
7 42 (13.08%) Integration Testing
7 42 (13.08%) Business Analysis
8 38 (11.84%) Migration
9 35 (10.90%) System Testing
10 32 (9.97%) Test Scripting
10 32 (9.97%) MS Excel
11 30 (9.35%) Retail
12 28 (8.72%) Investment Banking
12 28 (8.72%) SWIFT
12 28 (8.72%) Test Strategy
12 28 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (8.10%) CRM
13 26 (8.10%) HP Quality Center
14 25 (7.79%) Microsoft
14 25 (7.79%) ISEB
14 25 (7.79%) Change Management
15 24 (7.48%) Regression Testing
15 24 (7.48%) SQL Server
15 24 (7.48%) Test Management
16 21 (6.54%) Windows
17 20 (6.23%) Front Office
17 20 (6.23%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 (3.74%) CMS
2 9 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.25%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.93%) SAS
4 3 (0.93%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.31%) Kentico
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.31%) Drupal
5 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.31%) FileNet
5 1 (0.31%) IIS
5 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 32 (9.97%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.23%) MS Visio
3 16 (4.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (4.05%) MS Office
5 12 (3.74%) MS Project
6 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.43%) Oracle Cash Management
2 7 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.87%) Agresso
4 5 (1.56%) thinkFolio
5 4 (1.25%) Summit
5 4 (1.25%) SAP BPC
5 4 (1.25%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.93%) Tesseract
6 3 (0.93%) Minerva
6 3 (0.93%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.93%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.62%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.62%) Internet
2 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.31%) DHCP
2 1 (0.31%) DNS
2 1 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.87%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.56%) Big Data
7 5 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.93%) SQLPlus
9 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.93%) OLAP
9 3 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.93%) MySQL
9 3 (0.93%) QlikView
10 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.62%) MS Access
10 2 (0.62%) DTS
Development Applications
1 15 (4.67%) JIRA
2 10 (3.12%) Selenium
3 9 (2.80%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (1.25%) JUnit
4 4 (1.25%) Rational Rose
5 3 (0.93%) Toad
5 3 (0.93%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.93%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.62%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (0.62%) RequisitePro
6 2 (0.62%) Rational Robot
6 2 (0.62%) Subversion
6 2 (0.62%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.62%) Zephyr
6 2 (0.62%) Geb
7 1 (0.31%) MSI
7 1 (0.31%) JMeter
7 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 145 (45.17%) Finance
2 112 (34.89%) Banking
3 30 (9.35%) Retail
4 28 (8.72%) Investment Banking
5 20 (6.23%) Retail Banking
5 20 (6.23%) Front Office
6 18 (5.61%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.18%) Back Office
8 6 (1.87%) Legal
9 5 (1.56%) Advertising
10 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.93%) Marketing
11 3 (0.93%) French Language
11 3 (0.93%) Games
12 2 (0.62%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.62%) Publishing
12 2 (0.62%) Billing
12 2 (0.62%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 162 (50.47%) Analyst
2 83 (25.86%) Business Analyst
3 42 (13.08%) Test Analyst
4 39 (12.15%) Test Manager
5 26 (8.10%) Systems Analyst
6 25 (7.79%) Tester
7 21 (6.54%) Developer
8 20 (6.23%) Project Manager
9 13 (4.05%) Test Leader
10 11 (3.43%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (2.80%) Systems Tester
11 9 (2.80%) UAT Analyst
12 8 (2.49%) UAT Tester
12 8 (2.49%) Coordinator
13 7 (2.18%) Consultant
13 7 (2.18%) Senior Business Analyst
13 7 (2.18%) Data Analyst
13 7 (2.18%) UAT Manager
13 7 (2.18%) UAT Test Manager
14 6 (1.87%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.98%) .NET
2 11 (3.43%) Web Services
3 10 (3.12%) XML
3 10 (3.12%) Middleware
4 6 (1.87%) SOAP
5 5 (1.56%) Mason
6 4 (1.25%) REST
7 3 (0.93%) FpML
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.62%) HTML
8 2 (0.62%) XSLT
8 2 (0.62%) EDI
8 2 (0.62%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.31%) Java RMI
9 1 (0.31%) XBRL
9 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.31%) CSS
9 1 (0.31%) RESTful
9 1 (0.31%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.31%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.72%) SWIFT
3 10 (3.12%) Derivative
4 8 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.87%) User Experience
6 5 (1.56%) Market Risk
6 5 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.25%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.25%) FMCG
8 3 (0.93%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.93%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.93%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.62%) Open Source
9 2 (0.62%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.54%) Windows
2 17 (5.30%) Linux
3 7 (2.18%) UNIX
3 7 (2.18%) Android
3 7 (2.18%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.25%) Solaris
5 3 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (13.71%) Project Management
3 42 (13.08%) Business Analysis
3 42 (13.08%) Integration Testing
4 38 (11.84%) Migration
5 35 (10.90%) System Testing
6 32 (9.97%) Test Scripting
7 28 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (8.72%) Test Strategy
8 26 (8.10%) CRM
9 25 (7.79%) Change Management
10 24 (7.48%) Regression Testing
10 24 (7.48%) Test Management
11 20 (6.23%) Waterfall
12 17 (5.30%) Workflow
12 17 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (4.67%) ETL
13 15 (4.67%) Validation
13 15 (4.67%) Scrum
13 15 (4.67%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (21.18%) SQL
2 13 (4.05%) Java
3 12 (3.74%) PL/SQL
4 10 (3.12%) VBA
5 8 (2.49%) C#
5 8 (2.49%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.18%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.56%) C
8 3 (0.93%) PHP
8 3 (0.93%) VBScript
8 3 (0.93%) VB
9 2 (0.62%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.62%) Python
9 2 (0.62%) VB6
9 2 (0.62%) Lua
9 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.31%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.31%) Scala
10 1 (0.31%) XQuery
10 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (7.79%) ISEB
2 17 (5.30%) Degree
3 15 (4.67%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.49%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.31%) PMP
9 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.31%) MCTS
9 1 (0.31%) MCITP
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.31%) MCSE
9 1 (0.31%) MCSA
9 1 (0.31%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (13.71%) QA
2 6 (1.87%) Solvency II
3 4 (1.25%) COREP
4 3 (0.93%) GAAP
4 3 (0.93%) FATCA
5 2 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.31%) FINREP
6 1 (0.31%) EMIR
6 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.31%) Basel III
6 1 (0.31%) SLA
6 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.31%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.62%) XenApp
3 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (8.10%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.25%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.62%) Control-M
3 2 (0.62%) SCCM
4 1 (0.31%) SCOM
4 1 (0.31%) WSUS
4 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (13.71%) Oracle
2 25 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.30%) SAP
4 13 (4.05%) HP
4 13 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.49%) IBM
6 5 (1.56%) Adobe
7 4 (1.25%) Cognos
7 4 (1.25%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.25%) CODA
7 4 (1.25%) F5
8 3 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.93%) Apple
8 3 (0.93%) Metastorm
8 3 (0.93%) Siebel
8 3 (0.93%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.93%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.62%) Citrix
9 2 (0.62%) Sun
9 2 (0.62%) Murex
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £475 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Ortolan Group
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £520 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago