The table below looks at the statistics for the UAT Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UAT Test Analyst
Rank 78 79 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Analyst 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.079% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.084% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£215 £160 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -56.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £130 £303
% change year-on-year
+111.53% -57.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1413 1192 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.33% 93.93% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 622 301
Average daily rate £375 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.53 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.64% +19.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £24.00 £43.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

UAT Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

UAT Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

UAT Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

UAT Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

UAT Test Analyst
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited UAT Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting

UAT Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited UAT Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB