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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 71 78 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 640 559 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.02% 2.64% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 3.29% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 407 463
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +115.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -41.93%
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
17711 17014 17700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.46% 80.30% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12656 12172 12163
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 200 242
Average hourly rate £22.12 £22.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.59 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.99 £50.00 £72.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 116 £450 +5.88% 33
Kingston Upon Thames +12 7 £413 -
Croydon -10 3 £350 -17.64%
Brentford - 3 £353 -
Paddington +1 2 £120 -
Hayes - 2 £375 -
Greenwich - 2 £460 -
Docklands, London +3 1 £518 +18.42%
Feltham +1 1 £475 -
Canary Wharf -6 1 £500 +11.11%
Uxbridge - 1 £310 -
Barnet - 1 £400 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 516 (39.54%) Finance
2 373 (28.58%) Banking
3 293 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
4 267 (20.46%) SQL
5 204 (15.63%) Test Scripting
6 170 (13.03%) QA
7 165 (12.64%) Business Analysis
8 161 (12.34%) Investment Banking
9 151 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 149 (11.42%) Microsoft
11 148 (11.34%) Migration
12 141 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
13 138 (10.57%) System Integration Testing
14 124 (9.50%) Project Management
15 118 (9.04%) Test Strategy
16 113 (8.66%) MS Excel
17 112 (8.58%) Integration Testing
18 111 (8.51%) Oracle
19 106 (8.12%) HP Quality Center
20 103 (7.89%) Degree
21 99 (7.59%) ISEB
22 97 (7.43%) System Testing
23 96 (7.36%) SAP
24 90 (6.90%) Test Management
25 89 (6.82%) JIRA
25 89 (6.82%) Derivative
25 89 (6.82%) Defect Management
26 88 (6.74%) SQL Server
27 87 (6.67%) Front Office
28 86 (6.59%) Change Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 41 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 30 (2.30%) CMS
3 27 (2.07%) Confluence
4 15 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 13 (1.00%) SAS
6 12 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (0.46%) IIS
9 6 (0.46%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.46%) Node.js
10 5 (0.38%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.31%) LiveLink
11 4 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.31%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.31%) WordPress
12 3 (0.23%) Apache
12 3 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 113 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 67 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 60 (4.60%) MS Office
4 46 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (2.15%) MS Project
6 6 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.077%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 35 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.53%) SAP MM
3 13 (1.00%) SAP FI
4 12 (0.92%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 11 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (0.77%) SAP CO
6 10 (0.77%) SAP ERP
6 10 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
7 8 (0.61%) Summit
7 8 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
8 7 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
10 5 (0.38%) Salerio
11 4 (0.31%) Tercero
12 3 (0.23%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.92%) SaaS
2 6 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.46%) Office 365
3 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.15%) Force.com
4 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.077%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.077%) Taleo
5 1 (0.077%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.30%) Internet
2 16 (1.23%) HTTP
3 10 (0.77%) DNS
4 9 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.61%) DHCP
6 6 (0.46%) Firewall
6 6 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.38%) SAN
7 5 (0.38%) WebEx
8 4 (0.31%) 3G
8 4 (0.31%) 4G
8 4 (0.31%) BGP
8 4 (0.31%) CTI
8 4 (0.31%) DSL
8 4 (0.31%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.31%) Intranet
8 4 (0.31%) OSPF
8 4 (0.31%) RIP
8 4 (0.31%) Telepresence
9 3 (0.23%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 71 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (1.99%) Oracle Database
4 25 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
7 18 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (1.15%) Big Data
9 15 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (1.07%) Data Mart
11 13 (1.00%) PowerCenter
12 12 (0.92%) Relational Database
13 11 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (0.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 10 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (0.69%) DTS
15 9 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 89 (6.82%) JIRA
2 43 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (2.99%) Selenium
4 38 (2.91%) Cucumber
5 26 (1.99%) HP UFT
6 18 (1.38%) WebDriver
7 16 (1.23%) Git (software)
7 16 (1.23%) Jenkins
7 16 (1.23%) Visual Studio
8 15 (1.15%) SpecFlow
9 14 (1.07%) SoapUI
10 12 (0.92%) Eclipse
10 12 (0.92%) LoadRunner
11 10 (0.77%) Grunt
11 10 (0.77%) Maven
11 10 (0.77%) MSI
11 10 (0.77%) PeopleTools
12 9 (0.69%) gulp
12 9 (0.69%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.69%) Zephyr
General
1 516 (39.54%) Finance
2 373 (28.58%) Banking
3 161 (12.34%) Investment Banking
4 87 (6.67%) Front Office
5 81 (6.21%) Retail
6 49 (3.75%) Financial Institution
7 33 (2.53%) Legal
8 30 (2.30%) Back Office
9 19 (1.46%) Advertising
9 19 (1.46%) Retail Banking
10 18 (1.38%) Corporate Banking
11 17 (1.30%) Marketing
12 16 (1.23%) Law
13 15 (1.15%) Manufacturing
13 15 (1.15%) Telecoms
14 12 (0.92%) Private Banking
15 9 (0.69%) Publishing
16 6 (0.46%) International Banking
17 5 (0.38%) Billing
18 4 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 607 (46.51%) Analyst
2 324 (24.83%) Business Analyst
3 181 (13.87%) Test Analyst
4 130 (9.96%) Test Manager
5 123 (9.43%) Developer
6 85 (6.51%) Tester
7 80 (6.13%) Banking Analyst
8 62 (4.75%) UAT Analyst
9 61 (4.67%) Project Manager
10 56 (4.29%) Consultant
11 52 (3.98%) Test Leader
12 51 (3.91%) Risk Analyst
13 41 (3.14%) Financial Analyst
14 40 (3.07%) Risk Business Analyst
14 40 (3.07%) UAT Test Analyst
15 39 (2.99%) Systems Analyst
16 35 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
17 34 (2.61%) IT Analyst
18 32 (2.45%) Service Analyst
19 31 (2.38%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (4.90%) .NET
2 50 (3.83%) XML
3 42 (3.22%) Web Services
4 39 (2.99%) HTML
5 33 (2.53%) CSS
6 24 (1.84%) SOAP
7 20 (1.53%) Gherkin
8 19 (1.46%) JMS
9 15 (1.15%) HTML5
10 14 (1.07%) Middleware
11 13 (1.00%) ASP.NET
11 13 (1.00%) CSS3
11 13 (1.00%) jQuery
11 13 (1.00%) REST
12 11 (0.84%) AngularJS
12 11 (0.84%) FpML
13 10 (0.77%) RESTful
14 9 (0.69%) Behat
14 9 (0.69%) JSON
15 8 (0.61%) React
Miscellaneous
1 141 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (6.82%) Derivative
3 69 (5.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 49 (3.75%) Equities
5 47 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 41 (3.14%) Fixed Income
7 33 (2.53%) Market Risk
8 27 (2.07%) Clustering
9 26 (1.99%) Credit Risk
10 21 (1.61%) Computer Science
10 21 (1.61%) User Experience
11 18 (1.38%) Hedge funds
12 17 (1.30%) Data Integration
13 16 (1.23%) Data Conversion
13 16 (1.23%) SWIFT
14 15 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
14 15 (1.15%) FMCG
15 13 (1.00%) Reference Data
16 11 (0.84%) Equity Risk
17 10 (0.77%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 70 (5.36%) Windows
2 52 (3.98%) Linux
3 50 (3.83%) Unix
4 23 (1.76%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (1.00%) Solaris
6 13 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.61%) Android
9 7 (0.54%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.31%) AIX
11 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.15%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.077%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.077%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (15.63%) Test Scripting
3 165 (12.64%) Business Analysis
4 151 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 148 (11.34%) Migration
6 138 (10.57%) System Integration Testing
7 124 (9.50%) Project Management
8 118 (9.04%) Test Strategy
9 112 (8.58%) Integration Testing
10 97 (7.43%) System Testing
11 90 (6.90%) Test Management
12 89 (6.82%) Defect Management
13 86 (6.59%) Change Management
13 86 (6.59%) Scrum
14 84 (6.44%) Functional Testing
15 79 (6.05%) Regression Testing
16 78 (5.98%) SDLC
17 75 (5.75%) CRM
17 75 (5.75%) Risk Management
18 70 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 267 (20.46%) SQL
2 77 (5.90%) Java
3 57 (4.37%) C#
4 52 (3.98%) JavaScript
5 28 (2.15%) PowerShell
6 25 (1.92%) C++
7 22 (1.69%) Ruby
8 19 (1.46%) T-SQL
9 18 (1.38%) PHP
10 17 (1.30%) Python
10 17 (1.30%) VBA
11 16 (1.23%) Perl
11 16 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.15%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.69%) VB
13 9 (0.69%) VBScript
14 8 (0.61%) C-shell
15 7 (0.54%) C
15 7 (0.54%) CoffeeScript
15 7 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 103 (7.89%) Degree
2 99 (7.59%) ISEB
3 75 (5.75%) ISTQB
4 34 (2.61%) Security Cleared
5 32 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 28 (2.15%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.77%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.69%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.61%) PMP
10 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.38%) CCNA
12 5 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.38%) MCSA
12 5 (0.38%) MCSE
13 4 (0.31%) ACCA
13 4 (0.31%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (13.03%) QA
2 35 (2.68%) Data Quality
3 23 (1.76%) SLA
4 16 (1.23%) MiFID
5 14 (1.07%) EMIR
6 13 (1.00%) SEPA
7 11 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.61%) FATCA
9 6 (0.46%) Basel III
9 6 (0.46%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.46%) UCITS
10 4 (0.31%) WAI
11 3 (0.23%) CDISC
11 3 (0.23%) GAAP
11 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.15%) AIFMD
12 2 (0.15%) GxP
12 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.077%) COREP
13 1 (0.077%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.84%) NFS
3 8 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.38%) Docker
5 4 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.31%) vSphere
6 3 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.077%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 106 (8.12%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.00%) SCCM
3 11 (0.84%) Control-M
4 8 (0.61%) Nagios
5 6 (0.46%) Puppet
5 6 (0.46%) SCOM
6 5 (0.38%) logstash
6 5 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.23%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.23%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.23%) Iperf
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.15%) Foglight
10 1 (0.077%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.077%) Icinga
10 1 (0.077%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.077%) MOM
10 1 (0.077%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 149 (11.42%) Microsoft
2 111 (8.51%) Oracle
3 96 (7.36%) SAP
4 47 (3.60%) HP
5 24 (1.84%) OpenText
6 23 (1.76%) Informatica
7 21 (1.61%) IBM
8 20 (1.53%) Ariba
9 18 (1.38%) Murex
9 18 (1.38%) Siebel
10 16 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.23%) VMware
11 14 (1.07%) Cognos
11 14 (1.07%) ServiceNow
12 13 (1.00%) Citrix
12 13 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
13 12 (0.92%) Bloomberg
13 12 (0.92%) Sun
14 11 (0.84%) Adobe
14 11 (0.84%) Remedy
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Rate: From £600 to £800 per day (DOE)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
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West London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
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London
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Rate: £650 - £700 per day
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