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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UAT Tester
Rank 414 405 381
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Tester 9 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.037% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.040% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -29.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £225 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £348 £303
% change year-on-year
-9.54% +15.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £9.33
% change year-on-year
- +114.47%
UAT Tester
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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
21920 22774 20632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.32% 93.19% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15790 15744 13757
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
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 436 372 536
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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 17 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
4 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.76%) System Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Credit Risk
5 2 (11.76%) Android
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
5 2 (11.76%) Actimize
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) ISEB
6 1 (5.88%) SPSS
6 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.88%) MS Office
6 1 (5.88%) COM
6 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
6 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
6 1 (5.88%) ETL

UAT Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SPSS
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Force.com
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
1 2 (11.76%) Android
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
3 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.76%) System Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) B2B
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Usability Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Actimize
1 2 (11.76%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
2 1 (5.88%) Misys
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian