The table below looks at the statistics for the UAT Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAT Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing Analyst
Rank 93 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Analyst 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.30% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.31% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £220 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £305 £250
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UAT Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1359 1280 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.97% 96.17% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 694 539
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.01 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.50 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

UAT Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UAT Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UAT Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

UAT Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAT Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

UAT Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

UAT Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAT Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

UAT Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

UAT Analyst
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited UAT Analyst in their job title 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 with UAT Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Fund Management
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Vermilion
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

UAT Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited UAT Analyst in their job title 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 with UAT Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Fund Management
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Vermilion