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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 62 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 770 827 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.13% 3.26% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 4.20% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 582 663
Average daily rate
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£440 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.63 £44.16 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.91% +26.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.23 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.08 £51.08 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +18.42%
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
19071 19669 18770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.41% 77.64% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13778 13777 12793
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 231 331
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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 +8 206 £450 +5.88% 52
Canary Wharf +14 6 £425 +17.24%
Docklands, London -2 5 £550 +4.76%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - - 2
Hackney - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £290 -
Hammersmith - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Bromley - - - - 2
Chessington - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 508 (33.44%) Finance
2 364 (23.96%) Banking
3 319 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
4 318 (20.93%) SQL
5 219 (14.42%) Test Scripting
6 206 (13.56%) QA
7 200 (13.17%) Project Management
8 195 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
9 194 (12.77%) Business Analysis
10 181 (11.92%) Migration
11 161 (10.60%) Microsoft
11 161 (10.60%) Investment Banking
12 152 (10.01%) Test Strategy
13 144 (9.48%) Oracle
14 142 (9.35%) Integration Testing
15 140 (9.22%) HP Quality Center
16 139 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
17 129 (8.49%) Degree
18 107 (7.04%) Windows
18 107 (7.04%) MS Excel
18 107 (7.04%) System Testing
19 102 (6.71%) Front Office
20 99 (6.52%) Workflow
20 99 (6.52%) SQL Server
20 99 (6.52%) SAP
20 99 (6.52%) Test Management
21 97 (6.39%) CRM
22 95 (6.25%) ETL
23 94 (6.19%) ISEB
24 90 (5.92%) Java

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 35 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.71%) CMS
3 25 (1.65%) IIS
4 20 (1.32%) Tomcat
5 19 (1.25%) SAS
6 17 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
7 14 (0.92%) IBM Notes
8 12 (0.79%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.46%) WordPress
10 7 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.46%) Apache
11 6 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
11 6 (0.39%) Node.js
11 6 (0.39%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.26%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.20%) Documentum
13 3 (0.20%) Confluence
14 2 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 107 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 64 (4.21%) MS Office
3 50 (3.29%) MS Visio
4 31 (2.04%) MS Project
5 21 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.13%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.066%) Stata
9 1 (0.066%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.066%) SPSS
9 1 (0.066%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.066%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.066%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 28 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.32%) Summit
3 16 (1.05%) Markit EDM
4 13 (0.86%) WebTrends
4 13 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.72%) Agresso
5 11 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (0.66%) SAP SD
7 9 (0.59%) SAP HR
7 9 (0.59%) SAP FI
7 9 (0.59%) SAP CO
7 9 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
7 9 (0.59%) IntelliMatch
7 9 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.53%) Remedy AR System
9 7 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.39%) SunGard GMI
10 6 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.39%) SAP APO
11 5 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.66%) SaaS
2 8 (0.53%) Force.com
3 4 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.20%) Office 365
4 3 (0.20%) GitHub
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.13%) PaaS
5 2 (0.13%) Taleo
6 1 (0.066%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.066%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.066%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.66%) Firewall
2 9 (0.59%) DNS
3 8 (0.53%) Internet
4 7 (0.46%) LDAP
5 5 (0.33%) HTTP
5 5 (0.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.33%) SSL
5 5 (0.33%) Intranet
6 4 (0.26%) SMTP
6 4 (0.26%) DHCP
6 4 (0.26%) FTP
6 4 (0.26%) LAN
7 3 (0.20%) Broadband
7 3 (0.20%) CTI
7 3 (0.20%) VPN
7 3 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.20%) DVB
8 2 (0.13%) Wireless
8 2 (0.13%) SAN
8 2 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 61 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 49 (3.23%) MySQL
5 30 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (1.84%) QlikView
6 28 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (1.38%) Data Mining
8 17 (1.12%) Oracle Database
9 16 (1.05%) Data Mart
10 13 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (0.86%) PowerCenter
11 12 (0.79%) Base SAS
12 11 (0.72%) RDBMS
12 11 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
13 10 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (0.66%) SAP BI
14 7 (0.46%) SAP BW
14 7 (0.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 7 (0.46%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 60 (3.95%) JIRA
2 41 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 41 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (1.91%) Selenium
4 20 (1.32%) Subversion
4 20 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 15 (0.99%) SoapUI
6 14 (0.92%) Cucumber
6 14 (0.92%) Eclipse
7 13 (0.86%) Maven
8 12 (0.79%) JUnit
8 12 (0.79%) WebDriver
9 11 (0.72%) Git (software)
10 10 (0.66%) Ant
11 9 (0.59%) JMeter
12 8 (0.53%) MSI
12 8 (0.53%) SpecFlow
12 8 (0.53%) Jenkins
13 7 (0.46%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.46%) ClearCase
General
1 508 (33.44%) Finance
2 364 (23.96%) Banking
3 161 (10.60%) Investment Banking
4 102 (6.71%) Front Office
5 81 (5.33%) Retail
6 62 (4.08%) Back Office
7 45 (2.96%) Financial Institution
7 45 (2.96%) Legal
8 34 (2.24%) Marketing
9 29 (1.91%) Retail Banking
10 15 (0.99%) Games
11 14 (0.92%) Telecoms
12 13 (0.86%) Publishing
13 11 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
13 11 (0.72%) Danish Language
14 9 (0.59%) Advertising
15 8 (0.53%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.46%) French Language
17 6 (0.39%) Billing
17 6 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 652 (42.92%) Analyst
2 386 (25.41%) Business Analyst
3 190 (12.51%) Developer
4 138 (9.08%) Test Analyst
5 136 (8.95%) Test Manager
6 110 (7.24%) Project Manager
7 96 (6.32%) Tester
8 78 (5.13%) Consultant
9 54 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
10 52 (3.42%) Test Leader
11 37 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
12 31 (2.04%) Coordinator
13 29 (1.91%) Banking Business Analyst
14 27 (1.78%) Operations Analyst
14 27 (1.78%) Senior Business Analyst
14 27 (1.78%) Data Analyst
15 25 (1.65%) Support Analyst
16 24 (1.58%) Technical Analyst
16 24 (1.58%) UAT Analyst
17 23 (1.51%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (5.86%) HTML
2 83 (5.46%) .NET
3 76 (5.00%) Web Services
4 45 (2.96%) XML
4 45 (2.96%) HTML5
5 40 (2.63%) CSS
6 35 (2.30%) Middleware
7 28 (1.84%) RESTful
8 24 (1.58%) SOAP
9 21 (1.38%) JSON
10 18 (1.18%) jQuery
10 18 (1.18%) REST
11 17 (1.12%) Visualforce
12 16 (1.05%) ASP.NET
13 13 (0.86%) FpML
13 13 (0.86%) WF
13 13 (0.86%) Application Packaging
14 11 (0.72%) .NET Framework
14 11 (0.72%) WCF
14 11 (0.72%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 195 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (5.00%) Derivative
3 69 (4.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 55 (3.62%) Management Information System
5 54 (3.55%) User Experience
6 43 (2.83%) Credit Risk
7 42 (2.76%) Fixed Income
8 27 (1.78%) Equities
8 27 (1.78%) Mobile App
9 26 (1.71%) SWIFT
10 25 (1.65%) Market Risk
11 23 (1.51%) Client/Server
12 22 (1.45%) Computer Science
13 20 (1.32%) Data Integration
13 20 (1.32%) Data Conversion
14 16 (1.05%) Hedge funds
14 16 (1.05%) Data Structures
15 15 (0.99%) Social Media
16 14 (0.92%) Reference Data
17 13 (0.86%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 107 (7.04%) Windows
2 57 (3.75%) UNIX
3 55 (3.62%) Linux
4 31 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 24 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (1.12%) Windows XP
7 15 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.79%) Apple iOS
9 11 (0.72%) Android
10 9 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.59%) Solaris
11 5 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.13%) SUSE
13 1 (0.066%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.066%) AIX
13 1 (0.066%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.066%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.066%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (14.42%) Test Scripting
3 200 (13.17%) Project Management
4 194 (12.77%) Business Analysis
5 181 (11.92%) Migration
6 152 (10.01%) Test Strategy
7 142 (9.35%) Integration Testing
8 139 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 107 (7.04%) System Testing
10 99 (6.52%) Test Management
10 99 (6.52%) Workflow
11 97 (6.39%) CRM
12 95 (6.25%) ETL
13 89 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
14 87 (5.73%) Scrum
15 84 (5.53%) Risk Management
16 75 (4.94%) User Stories
17 72 (4.74%) Data Migration
18 71 (4.67%) Data Modelling
19 69 (4.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 318 (20.93%) SQL
2 90 (5.92%) Java
3 88 (5.79%) JavaScript
4 53 (3.49%) C#
5 44 (2.90%) PL/SQL
6 34 (2.24%) VBA
7 28 (1.84%) Scala
8 26 (1.71%) C++
9 25 (1.65%) PHP
10 21 (1.38%) C
11 19 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 17 (1.12%) Python
12 17 (1.12%) Apex Code
13 13 (0.86%) PowerShell
13 13 (0.86%) Perl
14 12 (0.79%) SOQL
14 12 (0.79%) SOSL
15 10 (0.66%) Ruby
15 10 (0.66%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 129 (8.49%) Degree
2 94 (6.19%) ISEB
3 44 (2.90%) ISTQB
4 25 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 17 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
6 15 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 14 (0.92%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.72%) PMP
9 10 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.33%) MCSE
10 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.26%) ACCA
11 4 (0.26%) CIMA
11 4 (0.26%) MCP
12 3 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.20%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (13.56%) QA
2 26 (1.71%) SLA
3 17 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
4 15 (0.99%) EMIR
5 9 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.39%) COREP
7 5 (0.33%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.26%) FATCA
8 4 (0.26%) Basel III
9 3 (0.20%) MiFID
9 3 (0.20%) Basel II
9 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.20%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.13%) UCITS
10 2 (0.13%) IAS 39
11 1 (0.066%) COSO
System Software
1 43 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.46%) XenApp
5 5 (0.33%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.26%) XenServer
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.26%) Firmware
7 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.066%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.066%) vSphere
8 1 (0.066%) Squid
8 1 (0.066%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 140 (9.22%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (1.51%) Nagios
3 20 (1.32%) Control-M
4 17 (1.12%) SCOM
5 12 (0.79%) NetBackup
6 11 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
6 11 (0.72%) SCCM
7 10 (0.66%) Puppet
8 9 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
9 7 (0.46%) Capistrano
10 5 (0.33%) Zenoss
11 4 (0.26%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.26%) WSUS
12 2 (0.13%) CA SiteMinder
12 2 (0.13%) AppDNA
13 1 (0.066%) CA LISA
13 1 (0.066%) Oracle Identity Management
13 1 (0.066%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 161 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 144 (9.48%) Oracle
3 99 (6.52%) SAP
4 82 (5.40%) HP
5 51 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (1.65%) Informatica
7 23 (1.51%) Murex
7 23 (1.51%) Business Objects
8 22 (1.45%) BMC
9 20 (1.32%) Altiris
10 19 (1.25%) Siebel
11 18 (1.18%) Cognos
11 18 (1.18%) IBM
12 16 (1.05%) JD Edwards
13 14 (0.92%) Lotus
13 14 (0.92%) Bloomberg
14 13 (0.86%) VMware
15 12 (0.79%) Veritas
15 12 (0.79%) Intel
15 12 (0.79%) Citrix
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