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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 56 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 186 211 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.30% 3.10% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% 4.02% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 162 161
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £326 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £45.50 £44.16 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% +26.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-51.72% +26.08%
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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
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 154 (40.21%) Finance
2 114 (29.77%) Banking
3 78 (20.37%) SQL
4 72 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (16.19%) Project Management
6 55 (14.36%) QA
7 51 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
8 45 (11.75%) Test Strategy
8 45 (11.75%) Oracle
9 44 (11.49%) MS Excel
10 43 (11.23%) Integration Testing
11 41 (10.70%) Investment Banking
12 40 (10.44%) Migration
13 39 (10.18%) Business Analysis
13 39 (10.18%) Test Scripting
14 37 (9.66%) Microsoft
15 35 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
16 34 (8.88%) SQL Server
16 34 (8.88%) HP Quality Center
17 33 (8.62%) System Testing
18 32 (8.36%) Degree
19 30 (7.83%) Windows
20 29 (7.57%) Retail
21 28 (7.31%) Test Management
21 28 (7.31%) ISEB
21 28 (7.31%) Workflow
22 26 (6.79%) CRM
23 25 (6.53%) Front Office
24 24 (6.27%) SAP
25 23 (6.01%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (3.39%) CMS
2 6 (1.57%) SAS
3 5 (1.31%) IBM Notes
3 5 (1.31%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.04%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.04%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.78%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.52%) IIS
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.26%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.26%) Confluence
7 1 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 44 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.01%) MS Office
2 23 (6.01%) MS Visio
3 14 (3.66%) MS Project
4 12 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.87%) Oracle Cash Management
2 8 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.57%) SAP SD
4 5 (1.31%) Markit EDM
4 5 (1.31%) WebTrends
5 4 (1.04%) Summit
5 4 (1.04%) Agresso
6 3 (0.78%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.78%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.78%) BASE24
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.78%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.78%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.52%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (0.52%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.78%) SaaS
2 2 (0.52%) Taleo
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.04%) Intranet
2 2 (0.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.26%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.13%) QlikView
4 11 (2.87%) MySQL
5 8 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.04%) Base SAS
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.04%) SAP BI
9 3 (0.78%) Big Data
9 3 (0.78%) OLAP
9 3 (0.78%) MS Access
9 3 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (0.78%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.78%) SQLPlus
9 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.78%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 15 (3.92%) JIRA
2 9 (2.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.57%) Subversion
5 5 (1.31%) JUnit
5 5 (1.31%) CruiseControl
5 5 (1.31%) Selenium
6 4 (1.04%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.78%) Zephyr
7 3 (0.78%) MSI
7 3 (0.78%) Toad
7 3 (0.78%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.52%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (0.52%) Rational Robot
8 2 (0.52%) RequisitePro
8 2 (0.52%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.52%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.26%) PhantomJS
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 154 (40.21%) Finance
2 114 (29.77%) Banking
3 41 (10.70%) Investment Banking
4 29 (7.57%) Retail
5 25 (6.53%) Front Office
6 20 (5.22%) Financial Institution
7 16 (4.18%) Retail Banking
8 12 (3.13%) Legal
9 11 (2.87%) Back Office
10 8 (2.09%) Marketing
10 8 (2.09%) Games
11 5 (1.31%) Advertising
11 5 (1.31%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.31%) Danish Language
12 3 (0.78%) Publishing
12 3 (0.78%) German Language
13 2 (0.52%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.52%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 165 (43.08%) Analyst
2 91 (23.76%) Business Analyst
3 51 (13.32%) Developer
4 42 (10.97%) Test Manager
5 32 (8.36%) Test Analyst
6 28 (7.31%) Tester
7 27 (7.05%) Project Manager
7 27 (7.05%) Systems Analyst
8 13 (3.39%) Test Leader
9 12 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (3.13%) Consultant
10 11 (2.87%) Coordinator
11 9 (2.35%) Senior Business Analyst
11 9 (2.35%) Banking Business Analyst
12 8 (2.09%) Support Analyst
13 7 (1.83%) Scala Developer
13 7 (1.83%) Data Analyst
13 7 (1.83%) Team Leader
13 7 (1.83%) Business Process Analyst
13 7 (1.83%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.74%) .NET
2 17 (4.44%) Web Services
3 14 (3.66%) HTML
4 11 (2.87%) Middleware
5 10 (2.61%) XML
6 9 (2.35%) RESTful
7 6 (1.57%) CSS
8 5 (1.31%) JSON
8 5 (1.31%) jQuery
9 4 (1.04%) Mason
10 3 (0.78%) HTML5
10 3 (0.78%) SOAP
10 3 (0.78%) FpML
10 3 (0.78%) Application Packaging
10 3 (0.78%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.52%) XSLT
11 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.52%) SailPoint
11 2 (0.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.01%) SWIFT
3 17 (4.44%) Derivative
4 14 (3.66%) Credit Risk
5 12 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.61%) User Experience
6 10 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (2.35%) Market Risk
8 8 (2.09%) Fixed Income
8 8 (2.09%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.83%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.83%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.57%) Social Media
10 6 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.31%) New Media
11 5 (1.31%) FMCG
11 5 (1.31%) Blog
11 5 (1.31%) Online Games
12 4 (1.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.83%) Windows
2 22 (5.74%) Linux
3 10 (2.61%) UNIX
4 7 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.57%) Android
6 5 (1.31%) Solaris
6 5 (1.31%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (16.19%) Project Management
3 45 (11.75%) Test Strategy
4 43 (11.23%) Integration Testing
5 40 (10.44%) Migration
6 39 (10.18%) Business Analysis
6 39 (10.18%) Test Scripting
7 35 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (8.62%) System Testing
9 28 (7.31%) Test Management
9 28 (7.31%) Workflow
10 26 (6.79%) CRM
11 23 (6.01%) Regression Testing
12 19 (4.96%) Risk Management
12 19 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (4.96%) Waterfall
13 17 (4.44%) Functional Testing
14 16 (4.18%) Asset Management
14 16 (4.18%) ITIL
14 16 (4.18%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 78 (20.37%) SQL
2 21 (5.48%) Java
3 19 (4.96%) JavaScript
4 15 (3.92%) C#
5 12 (3.13%) VBA
6 11 (2.87%) PL/SQL
6 11 (2.87%) Scala
7 7 (1.83%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.57%) PHP
8 6 (1.57%) C
9 4 (1.04%) VBScript
10 3 (0.78%) VB
10 3 (0.78%) C++
10 3 (0.78%) Python
11 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.52%) Perl
12 1 (0.26%) Delphi
12 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.26%) ABAP
12 1 (0.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 32 (8.36%) Degree
2 28 (7.31%) ISEB
3 13 (3.39%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.61%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.57%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (1.31%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.52%) IIBA
8 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.26%) PMP
9 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (14.36%) QA
2 4 (1.04%) SLA
3 3 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.78%) COREP
3 3 (0.78%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.52%) EMIR
5 1 (0.26%) FATCA
5 1 (0.26%) Basel II
System Software
1 7 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.78%) Firmware
3 3 (0.78%) XenApp
3 3 (0.78%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (8.88%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.57%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (1.31%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (1.04%) Control-M
5 3 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.78%) WSUS
6 1 (0.26%) Puppet
6 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (11.75%) Oracle
2 37 (9.66%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.27%) SAP
4 17 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (3.92%) HP
6 8 (2.09%) IBM
7 6 (1.57%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.31%) Lotus
9 4 (1.04%) Altiris
9 4 (1.04%) Metastorm
9 4 (1.04%) Murex
9 4 (1.04%) Adobe
10 3 (0.78%) F5
10 3 (0.78%) Sybase
10 3 (0.78%) Cognos
10 3 (0.78%) Siebel
10 3 (0.78%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.78%) McAfee
10 3 (0.78%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.78%) Apple
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