The first table below looks at the demand for the UAT Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAT Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UAT Tester
Rank 407 380 417
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +37
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Tester 5 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.042% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.045% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Average daily rate £348 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £325 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-19.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
UAT Tester
England

UAT Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

UAT Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

UAT Tester
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

UAT Tester Daily Rate Trend in London

UAT Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UAT Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

UAT Tester Daily Rate Histogram in London

UAT Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

UAT Tester Hourly Rate Trend in London

UAT Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited UAT Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
5 2 (15.38%) IVR
5 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (15.38%) Cognos
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) ISEB
5 2 (15.38%) Agresso
5 2 (15.38%) NHS
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (15.38%) Use Case
5 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
5 2 (15.38%) Avaloq
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
6 1 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Management
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.69%) RAD
6 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (7.69%) HP

UAT Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited UAT Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Agresso
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) IVR
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.69%) RAD
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cognos
1 2 (15.38%) Avaloq
2 1 (7.69%) HP