The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UAT Tester
Rank 399 401 381
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Tester 4 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.021% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.022% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £348 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.86% +39.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £390 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 -
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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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20668 22384 20066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.44% 92.72% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14201 15504 13595
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 402 410
Average hourly rate £18.60 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.65 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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
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 21 April 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Retail
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Android
6 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
6 2 (15.38%) SAS
6 2 (15.38%) SPSS
6 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) IBM
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
7 1 (7.69%) JIRA
7 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.69%) System Testing

UAT Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SPSS
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 9 (69.23%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
5 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.69%) System Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) IBM