The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 70 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 685 691 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.97% 2.85% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 3.67% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 471 480
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £23.10 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £49.35 £43.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-51.72% +26.08%
User Acceptance Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17875 18829 16333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.53% 77.63% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13142 13090 11224
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in London

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in London

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in London

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in London

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 186 £450 - 61
Canary Wharf +1 9 £475 -29.62%
Docklands, London +8 8 £413 -22.16%
Brentford - 3 £303 -
Bromley +4 1 £475 -3.79%
Chessington - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing User Acceptance Testing also 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 that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 511 (35.10%) Finance
2 357 (24.52%) Banking
3 325 (22.32%) SQL
4 321 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
5 204 (14.01%) Project Management
5 204 (14.01%) QA
6 189 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
7 184 (12.64%) Business Analysis
8 176 (12.09%) Test Scripting
9 158 (10.85%) Migration
10 150 (10.30%) Microsoft
11 149 (10.23%) Test Strategy
12 143 (9.82%) Investment Banking
13 137 (9.41%) Oracle
14 128 (8.79%) HP Quality Center
15 123 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 122 (8.38%) MS Excel
16 122 (8.38%) Degree
17 120 (8.24%) Integration Testing
18 119 (8.17%) Windows
19 105 (7.21%) Front Office
20 103 (7.07%) SQL Server
20 103 (7.07%) System Testing
21 100 (6.87%) Test Management
22 98 (6.73%) Java
23 94 (6.46%) SAP
24 92 (6.32%) .NET
25 90 (6.18%) Retail
26 89 (6.11%) Risk Management
27 88 (6.04%) ISEB

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing User Acceptance Testing also 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 that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 30 (2.06%) CMS
3 25 (1.72%) IIS
4 18 (1.24%) SAS
5 16 (1.10%) Tomcat
6 13 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (0.69%) WebLogic
8 9 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.48%) Apache
9 7 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.41%) TIBCO EMS
10 6 (0.41%) Node.js
10 6 (0.41%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.34%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.27%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.21%) Documentum
13 3 (0.21%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 122 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 67 (4.60%) MS Office
3 61 (4.19%) MS Visio
4 31 (2.13%) MS Project
5 28 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.21%) SPSS
8 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.069%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.069%) Stata
9 1 (0.069%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.069%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.069%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 31 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.51%) Agresso
3 19 (1.30%) Summit
4 15 (1.03%) Markit EDM
5 13 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.89%) SAP BPC
6 12 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
7 11 (0.76%) SAP SD
8 10 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
9 9 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
10 8 (0.55%) Remedy AR System
10 8 (0.55%) IntelliMatch
11 7 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (0.41%) SAP HR
12 6 (0.41%) WebTrends
13 5 (0.34%) LatentZero
13 5 (0.34%) Temenos T24
14 4 (0.27%) JDE EnterpriseOne
14 4 (0.27%) Salerio
14 4 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.76%) SaaS
2 8 (0.55%) Force.com
3 2 (0.14%) Taleo
3 2 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.069%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.069%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.069%) GitHub
4 1 (0.069%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.24%) Firewall
2 16 (1.10%) Internet
3 8 (0.55%) DNS
4 7 (0.48%) FTP
5 5 (0.34%) VPN
5 5 (0.34%) HTTP
6 4 (0.27%) DVB
6 4 (0.27%) Intranet
6 4 (0.27%) LAN
6 4 (0.27%) SMTP
6 4 (0.27%) Wireless
7 3 (0.21%) DHCP
7 3 (0.21%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.21%) Broadband
7 3 (0.21%) SSL
7 3 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.21%) CTI
8 2 (0.14%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.14%) Network Security
8 2 (0.14%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 62 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (2.68%) Relational Database
4 37 (2.54%) MySQL
5 34 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (1.58%) Data Mining
7 23 (1.58%) QlikView
7 23 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (1.10%) Oracle Database
9 12 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (0.62%) MS Access
10 9 (0.62%) Base SAS
11 8 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 8 (0.55%) SAP BI
12 7 (0.48%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 6 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 6 (0.41%) DTS
Development Applications
1 54 (3.71%) JIRA
2 40 (2.75%) QuickTest Pro
3 35 (2.40%) Selenium
4 32 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (1.24%) WebDriver
6 17 (1.17%) Visual Studio
7 16 (1.10%) Cucumber
7 16 (1.10%) SoapUI
8 14 (0.96%) JUnit
9 13 (0.89%) Subversion
10 10 (0.69%) Maven
11 9 (0.62%) SpecFlow
11 9 (0.62%) ClearCase
12 8 (0.55%) Git (software)
12 8 (0.55%) Rational Rose
12 8 (0.55%) Eclipse
13 7 (0.48%) Jenkins
13 7 (0.48%) RequisitePro
13 7 (0.48%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.41%) WATIR
General
1 511 (35.10%) Finance
2 357 (24.52%) Banking
3 143 (9.82%) Investment Banking
4 105 (7.21%) Front Office
5 90 (6.18%) Retail
6 55 (3.78%) Back Office
7 42 (2.88%) Legal
7 42 (2.88%) Financial Institution
8 40 (2.75%) Retail Banking
9 20 (1.37%) Publishing
10 19 (1.30%) Telecoms
10 19 (1.30%) Marketing
11 15 (1.03%) Games
12 10 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
13 9 (0.62%) Advertising
13 9 (0.62%) Billing
14 8 (0.55%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.48%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.41%) Private Banking
16 6 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 601 (41.28%) Analyst
2 353 (24.24%) Business Analyst
3 183 (12.57%) Developer
4 146 (10.03%) Test Manager
5 133 (9.13%) Test Analyst
6 112 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 89 (6.11%) Tester
8 62 (4.26%) Consultant
9 53 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
10 49 (3.37%) Test Leader
11 42 (2.88%) Systems Analyst
12 28 (1.92%) Senior Business Analyst
12 28 (1.92%) Coordinator
13 27 (1.85%) Technical Analyst
14 26 (1.79%) Banking Business Analyst
14 26 (1.79%) Support Analyst
15 25 (1.72%) Applications Support
15 25 (1.72%) UAT Analyst
16 22 (1.51%) Scala Developer
16 22 (1.51%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (6.32%) .NET
2 74 (5.08%) HTML
3 70 (4.81%) Web Services
4 65 (4.46%) XML
5 41 (2.82%) HTML5
6 30 (2.06%) CSS
7 28 (1.92%) RESTful
7 28 (1.92%) Middleware
8 23 (1.58%) SOAP
9 17 (1.17%) Visualforce
9 17 (1.17%) JSON
10 16 (1.10%) FpML
11 14 (0.96%) XSLT
12 12 (0.82%) AngularJS
13 11 (0.76%) ASP.NET
14 10 (0.69%) Application Packaging
14 10 (0.69%) jQuery
14 10 (0.69%) REST
15 9 (0.62%) WCF
15 9 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 189 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (5.77%) Derivative
3 66 (4.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 55 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 44 (3.02%) Fixed Income
5 44 (3.02%) User Experience
6 41 (2.82%) SWIFT
7 39 (2.68%) Credit Risk
8 30 (2.06%) Equities
9 28 (1.92%) Computer Science
10 23 (1.58%) Market Risk
11 22 (1.51%) Mobile App
12 19 (1.30%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.24%) Client/Server
14 16 (1.10%) Reference Data
15 15 (1.03%) Mathematics
16 14 (0.96%) Data Extraction
16 14 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (0.82%) Data Integration
17 12 (0.82%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 119 (8.17%) Windows
2 59 (4.05%) Linux
3 49 (3.37%) UNIX
4 32 (2.20%) Windows 7
5 22 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (1.24%) Windows XP
7 16 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.89%) Android
9 10 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.62%) Solaris
10 9 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.14%) webOS
13 2 (0.14%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.069%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.069%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (14.01%) Project Management
3 184 (12.64%) Business Analysis
4 176 (12.09%) Test Scripting
5 158 (10.85%) Migration
6 149 (10.23%) Test Strategy
7 123 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 120 (8.24%) Integration Testing
9 103 (7.07%) System Testing
10 100 (6.87%) Test Management
11 89 (6.11%) Risk Management
12 86 (5.91%) CRM
13 83 (5.70%) Workflow
14 80 (5.49%) Scrum
15 79 (5.43%) ETL
16 75 (5.15%) Regression Testing
17 69 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
18 68 (4.67%) Software Testing
18 68 (4.67%) User Stories
19 63 (4.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 325 (22.32%) SQL
2 98 (6.73%) Java
3 83 (5.70%) JavaScript
4 66 (4.53%) C#
5 39 (2.68%) VBA
6 34 (2.34%) PL/SQL
7 30 (2.06%) Python
8 27 (1.85%) Scala
9 25 (1.72%) C++
9 25 (1.72%) PHP
10 21 (1.44%) T-SQL
11 20 (1.37%) Ruby
12 19 (1.30%) C
13 17 (1.17%) Apex Code
14 16 (1.10%) PowerShell
15 13 (0.89%) SOQL
15 13 (0.89%) SOSL
16 12 (0.82%) VB
17 10 (0.69%) Perl
18 7 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 122 (8.38%) Degree
2 88 (6.04%) ISEB
3 43 (2.95%) ISTQB
4 29 (1.99%) Security Cleared
5 21 (1.44%) PMI Certification
6 18 (1.24%) ISEB Practitioner
6 18 (1.24%) PMP
7 16 (1.10%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.34%) CIMA
11 5 (0.34%) ACCA
12 4 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.21%) MCSE
13 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.21%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (14.01%) QA
2 20 (1.37%) EMIR
3 15 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
3 15 (1.03%) SLA
4 9 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.55%) COREP
6 7 (0.48%) FATCA
7 5 (0.34%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.27%) Basel III
9 3 (0.21%) AIFMD
9 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.14%) MiFID
10 2 (0.14%) IAS 39
10 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.14%) FINREP
10 2 (0.14%) UCITS
11 1 (0.069%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.069%) Basel II
System Software
1 32 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.41%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.27%) XenApp
5 4 (0.27%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.27%) Firmware
5 4 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.14%) XenServer
7 1 (0.069%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.069%) vSphere
7 1 (0.069%) Squid
Systems Management
1 128 (8.79%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
3 9 (0.62%) Puppet
4 8 (0.55%) Control-M
5 7 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.48%) SCCM
6 6 (0.41%) Nagios
7 5 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.27%) WSUS
8 4 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.27%) Zenoss
8 4 (0.27%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.21%) SCOM
9 3 (0.21%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.069%) Graphite
10 1 (0.069%) Oracle EDQ
10 1 (0.069%) OpenView
10 1 (0.069%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 150 (10.30%) Microsoft
2 137 (9.41%) Oracle
3 94 (6.46%) SAP
4 64 (4.40%) HP
5 53 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (1.85%) IBM
7 23 (1.58%) Murex
8 22 (1.51%) Business Objects
9 16 (1.10%) Cognos
10 14 (0.96%) Bloomberg
10 14 (0.96%) VMware
11 12 (0.82%) Citrix
11 12 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
12 11 (0.76%) Sybase
12 11 (0.76%) Remedy
13 10 (0.69%) JD Edwards
13 10 (0.69%) BMC
13 10 (0.69%) Calypso
14 9 (0.62%) SunGard
14 9 (0.62%) TIBCO
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £100 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Rate: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Firway Consulting
Rate: From £225 to £275 per annum Good - Dependant on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £400 - £750 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago