The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 56 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 193 285 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.35% 4.02% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 5.29% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 218 214
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.48% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4343 5387 5824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.37% 76.00% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3231 4024 4330
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 92 87
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.90 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
User Acceptance Testing
London

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 1 August 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 1 August 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.

1 138 (37.30%) Finance
2 101 (27.30%) Banking
3 64 (17.30%) SQL
4 63 (17.03%) Project Management
5 61 (16.49%) QA
6 58 (15.68%) Test Scripting
7 54 (14.59%) Investment Banking
8 46 (12.43%) Business Analysis
9 45 (12.16%) Migration
10 43 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 42 (11.35%) Degree
12 41 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (10.54%) Microsoft
14 37 (10.00%) System Testing
15 34 (9.19%) Integration Testing
15 34 (9.19%) HP Quality Center
16 30 (8.11%) Test Strategy
17 29 (7.84%) Legal
17 29 (7.84%) PRINCE2
17 29 (7.84%) MS Excel
18 27 (7.30%) Windows
18 27 (7.30%) Credit Risk
19 26 (7.03%) CRM
19 26 (7.03%) ISEB
19 26 (7.03%) Data Modelling
20 24 (6.49%) SQL Server
20 24 (6.49%) Test Management
20 24 (6.49%) Analytics
21 23 (6.22%) Data Migration
22 22 (5.95%) Performance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 12 (3.24%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.97%) IBM Notes
3 7 (1.89%) SAS
4 3 (0.81%) Documentum
4 3 (0.81%) FileNet
4 3 (0.81%) CMS
5 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.27%) Confluence
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.27%) IIS
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 29 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.51%) MS Office
3 7 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.89%) MS Project
4 5 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.81%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (0.81%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.97%) WebTrends
2 5 (1.35%) SAP Business One
2 5 (1.35%) BASE24
3 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.81%) Loan IQ
4 3 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.81%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.54%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.54%) Agresso
5 2 (0.54%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.54%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.54%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.27%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.27%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) Force.com
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.43%) Intranet
2 3 (0.81%) Internet
3 2 (0.54%) HTTP
4 1 (0.27%) IMAP
4 1 (0.27%) SNMP
4 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.27%) SMTP
4 1 (0.27%) SAN
4 1 (0.27%) Firewall
4 1 (0.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.24%) QlikView
4 10 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.16%) MySQL
6 7 (1.89%) Base SAS
7 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.81%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (0.81%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.81%) Star Schema
10 3 (0.81%) DB2
11 2 (0.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 1 (0.27%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (4.86%) JIRA
3 12 (3.24%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (2.70%) Selenium
5 8 (2.16%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.62%) Zephyr
7 5 (1.35%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.08%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.08%) JMeter
8 4 (1.08%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.08%) Subversion
9 3 (0.81%) Maven
9 3 (0.81%) JUnit
9 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.81%) LoadUI
10 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.54%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.54%) Ant
10 2 (0.54%) ClearCase
General
1 138 (37.30%) Finance
2 101 (27.30%) Banking
3 54 (14.59%) Investment Banking
4 29 (7.84%) Legal
5 20 (5.41%) Retail
5 20 (5.41%) Marketing
6 14 (3.78%) Back Office
7 11 (2.97%) Danish Language
7 11 (2.97%) Games
7 11 (2.97%) Front Office
8 10 (2.70%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.62%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.62%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.08%) Advertising
11 3 (0.81%) French Language
12 2 (0.54%) Publishing
12 2 (0.54%) Billing
12 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 166 (44.86%) Analyst
2 104 (28.11%) Business Analyst
3 47 (12.70%) Test Analyst
4 37 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 37 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 36 (9.73%) Tester
6 27 (7.30%) Developer
7 23 (6.22%) Risk Analyst
8 21 (5.68%) Consultant
9 20 (5.41%) IT Business Analyst
10 18 (4.86%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
10 18 (4.86%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 17 (4.59%) Credit Analyst
12 16 (4.32%) Legal Analyst
13 11 (2.97%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 11 (2.97%) Systems Analyst
14 10 (2.70%) Senior Manager
14 10 (2.70%) Systems Tester
15 9 (2.43%) Test Leader
16 8 (2.16%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.05%) HTML
2 13 (3.51%) .NET
3 10 (2.70%) Web Services
4 9 (2.43%) Mason
5 6 (1.62%) SOAP
6 5 (1.35%) XML
6 5 (1.35%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.35%) CSS
7 4 (1.08%) JSON
7 4 (1.08%) HTML5
8 3 (0.81%) RESTful
8 3 (0.81%) MDX
8 3 (0.81%) J2EE
8 3 (0.81%) REST
9 2 (0.54%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.54%) JSP
9 2 (0.54%) JMS
9 2 (0.54%) Spring
9 2 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.30%) Credit Risk
2 17 (4.59%) Derivative
3 14 (3.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (3.78%) SWIFT
4 11 (2.97%) Social Media
4 11 (2.97%) Blog
4 11 (2.97%) Online Games
4 11 (2.97%) New Media
5 10 (2.70%) Data Conversion
6 9 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.16%) Equities
7 8 (2.16%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.16%) Data Integration
7 8 (2.16%) Market Risk
8 6 (1.62%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.62%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.35%) Tandem
9 5 (1.35%) EMV
9 5 (1.35%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.30%) Windows
2 10 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.08%) VMS
4 3 (0.81%) UNIX
4 3 (0.81%) Linux
5 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.27%) Android
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.27%) Solaris
6 1 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (17.03%) Project Management
2 58 (15.68%) Test Scripting
3 46 (12.43%) Business Analysis
4 45 (12.16%) Migration
5 43 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (10.00%) System Testing
8 34 (9.19%) Integration Testing
9 30 (8.11%) Test Strategy
10 29 (7.84%) PRINCE2
11 26 (7.03%) CRM
11 26 (7.03%) Data Modelling
12 24 (6.49%) Test Management
12 24 (6.49%) Analytics
13 23 (6.22%) Data Migration
14 22 (5.95%) Performance Testing
15 21 (5.68%) Test Automation
15 21 (5.68%) Systems Analysis
15 21 (5.68%) UML
15 21 (5.68%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 64 (17.30%) SQL
2 14 (3.78%) Java
3 12 (3.24%) C#
4 8 (2.16%) PL/SQL
5 7 (1.89%) VBA
5 7 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.35%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.81%) Scala
7 3 (0.81%) VB
7 3 (0.81%) C
8 2 (0.54%) PHP
9 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.27%) Groovy
9 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.27%) Python
9 1 (0.27%) C++
9 1 (0.27%) Perl
9 1 (0.27%) VBScript
9 1 (0.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 42 (11.35%) Degree
2 26 (7.03%) ISEB
3 16 (4.32%) ISTQB
4 15 (4.05%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.54%) IIBA
9 2 (0.54%) CBAP
10 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.27%) MCITP
10 1 (0.27%) MCTS
10 1 (0.27%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.27%) CCEA
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (16.49%) QA
2 4 (1.08%) EMIR
2 4 (1.08%) Basel III
3 3 (0.81%) SLA
3 3 (0.81%) CRD IV
3 3 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (1.08%) XenApp
2 3 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.27%) XenServer
4 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (9.19%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (2.97%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.54%) Puppet
3 2 (0.54%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.27%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.27%) SCCM
4 1 (0.27%) Control-M
4 1 (0.27%) Nagios
4 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 39 (10.54%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.68%) SAP
2 21 (5.68%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (5.14%) Oracle
4 17 (4.59%) HP
5 11 (2.97%) Lotus
6 6 (1.62%) Informatica
7 5 (1.35%) Citrix
7 5 (1.35%) Sybase
7 5 (1.35%) Teradata
8 4 (1.08%) Open Text
8 4 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.08%) IBM
8 4 (1.08%) Adobe
9 3 (0.81%) Murex
9 3 (0.81%) Calypso
9 3 (0.81%) Siebel
10 2 (0.54%) VMware
10 2 (0.54%) Thunderhead
10 2 (0.54%) Bloomberg
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Eames Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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The People Network
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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TalentFlow
Rate: Up to £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
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Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
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Mason Frank
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago