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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
London / City of London
Rank 97 48 74
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +26
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 53 113 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.83% 3.52% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 4.05% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 78 109
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -51.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.48% +15.27%

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
2467 2793 4255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.01% 87.04% 82.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1962 2213 3309
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 32
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 74 (49.33%) Finance
2 38 (25.33%) Banking
3 33 (22.00%) Test Scripting
4 29 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (17.33%) Business Analysis
6 24 (16.00%) Regression Testing
7 20 (13.33%) SQL
7 20 (13.33%) Oracle
8 17 (11.33%) Derivative
9 16 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (10.67%) JIRA
10 15 (10.00%) ISEB
11 14 (9.33%) Microsoft
11 14 (9.33%) SDLC
12 13 (8.67%) System Integration Testing
13 12 (8.00%) QA
13 12 (8.00%) Migration
14 11 (7.33%) Validation
14 11 (7.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (7.33%) Project Management
15 10 (6.67%) SAP
15 10 (6.67%) Software Testing
15 10 (6.67%) Investment Banking
15 10 (6.67%) Integration Testing
15 10 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
16 9 (6.00%) Waterfall
16 9 (6.00%) System Testing
16 9 (6.00%) Use Case
16 9 (6.00%) Workflow
16 9 (6.00%) Linux

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.00%) Apache
1 3 (2.00%) LiveCycle
1 3 (2.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.33%) CMS
2 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.67%) Confluence
3 1 (0.67%) Drupal
3 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.33%) MS Office
3 3 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.67%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (2.67%) Summit
5 3 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (1.33%) SAP CRM
6 2 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.67%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.67%) HFM
7 1 (0.67%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.67%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.67%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Office 365
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) G Suite
3 1 (0.67%) GitHub
3 1 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) Firewall
2 3 (2.00%) SSL
2 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.33%) SAN
4 1 (0.67%) FTP
4 1 (0.67%) Internet
4 1 (0.67%) LAN
4 1 (0.67%) LDAP
4 1 (0.67%) VPN
4 1 (0.67%) WebEx
4 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.33%) MS Access
4 2 (1.33%) MySQL
4 2 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.67%) Big Data
5 1 (0.67%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (10.67%) JIRA
2 8 (5.33%) Subversion
3 7 (4.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.67%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.33%) MSI
6 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.67%) MSTest
7 1 (0.67%) Selenium
7 1 (0.67%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.67%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.67%) TestLink
7 1 (0.67%) TestRail
7 1 (0.67%) WebDriver
General
1 74 (49.33%) Finance
2 38 (25.33%) Banking
3 10 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.67%) Front Office
5 6 (4.00%) Back Office
5 6 (4.00%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.33%) Games
6 5 (3.33%) Legal
7 3 (2.00%) Automotive
7 3 (2.00%) Law
7 3 (2.00%) Retail
8 2 (1.33%) Advertising
8 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.67%) Billing
9 1 (0.67%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.67%) International Banking
9 1 (0.67%) Marketing
9 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (48.67%) Analyst
2 44 (29.33%) Business Analyst
3 22 (14.67%) Test Analyst
4 19 (12.67%) Developer
5 10 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 9 (6.00%) Credit Analyst
6 9 (6.00%) Test Leader
6 9 (6.00%) UAT Manager
7 8 (5.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 8 (5.33%) Tester
8 7 (4.67%) Business IT Analyst
8 7 (4.67%) IT Analyst
8 7 (4.67%) IT Business Analyst
8 7 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) UAT Test Manager
10 5 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Programme Manager
11 4 (2.67%) Cognos Developer
11 4 (2.67%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.00%) .NET
2 5 (3.33%) HTML
2 5 (3.33%) XML
3 4 (2.67%) CSS
3 4 (2.67%) HTML5
4 3 (2.00%) Ajax
4 3 (2.00%) CSS3
4 3 (2.00%) Gherkin
4 3 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.33%) JSON
5 2 (1.33%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (1.33%) Middleware
5 2 (1.33%) REST
6 1 (0.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.67%) LAMP
6 1 (0.67%) RESTful
6 1 (0.67%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.67%) XSD
6 1 (0.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.33%) Derivative
2 11 (7.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (5.33%) Reinsurance
4 7 (4.67%) Hedge funds
5 6 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.33%) Equities
7 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.67%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.67%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.67%) OTC Derivatives
7 4 (2.67%) User Experience
8 3 (2.00%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.00%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.33%) Clustering
9 2 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.33%) Fintech
9 2 (1.33%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.67%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.67%) Robotics
10 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.00%) Linux
2 8 (5.33%) Windows
3 5 (3.33%) Unix
4 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.33%) Solaris
5 2 (1.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.67%) Android
6 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.67%) CentOS
6 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.67%) SUSE
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.00%) Test Scripting
2 29 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (17.33%) Business Analysis
4 24 (16.00%) Regression Testing
5 16 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (9.33%) SDLC
7 13 (8.67%) System Integration Testing
8 12 (8.00%) Migration
9 11 (7.33%) Project Management
9 11 (7.33%) Validation
10 10 (6.67%) Integration Testing
10 10 (6.67%) Software Testing
11 9 (6.00%) CRM
11 9 (6.00%) System Testing
11 9 (6.00%) Use Case
11 9 (6.00%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.00%) Workflow
12 8 (5.33%) Analytics
12 8 (5.33%) Change Management
13 7 (4.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.33%) SQL
2 7 (4.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (3.33%) Perl
3 5 (3.33%) Python
4 4 (2.67%) C
4 4 (2.67%) Java
5 3 (2.00%) Ruby
5 3 (2.00%) VBA
6 2 (1.33%) C#
6 2 (1.33%) PHP
6 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.33%) VBScript
7 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (10.00%) ISEB
2 4 (2.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.67%) ACCA
3 1 (0.67%) CIMA
3 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.00%) QA
2 8 (5.33%) MiFID
3 5 (3.33%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (2.67%) SEPA
5 2 (1.33%) EMIR
5 2 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.33%) TARGET2
6 1 (0.67%) PMO
6 1 (0.67%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.67%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.67%) XenApp
3 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.00%) SCCM
3 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.67%) Control-M
4 1 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.67%) Puppet
4 1 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (13.33%) Oracle
2 14 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.67%) SAP
4 7 (4.67%) Cognos
4 7 (4.67%) Murex
5 6 (4.00%) HP
6 5 (3.33%) SmartStream
7 4 (2.67%) Charles River
7 4 (2.67%) Citrix
7 4 (2.67%) CODA
8 3 (2.00%) Adobe
8 3 (2.00%) Informatica
8 3 (2.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.33%) Guidewire
9 2 (1.33%) IBM
9 2 (1.33%) Veritas
9 2 (1.33%) VMware
10 1 (0.67%) AppSense
10 1 (0.67%) GoldenSource
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