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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 65 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 719 777 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.05% 3.29% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 4.17% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 534 607
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -35.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £17.50 £20.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £17.50 £39.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +19.48%
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
18648 18639 19042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.14% 79.03% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13359 13048 13217
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 229 271
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.50 £53.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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 -12 169 £425 -1.44% 48
Brentford +2 9 £388 +7.63%
Canary Wharf -9 6 £525 +23.52%
Uxbridge +2 5 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 5 £410 +90.69% 1
Twickenham 0 3 £475 -
Docklands, London -12 3 £530 -11.66%
Feltham -5 2 £413 -10.71% 1
Croydon -21 1 £350 +16.66%
Hackney - 1 £350 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 (38.16%) Finance
2 355 (26.51%) Banking
3 278 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
4 274 (20.46%) SQL
5 194 (14.49%) Test Scripting
6 181 (13.52%) QA
6 181 (13.52%) Business Analysis
7 177 (13.22%) System Integration Testing
8 159 (11.87%) Project Management
9 156 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
10 149 (11.13%) Oracle
11 148 (11.05%) Migration
12 143 (10.68%) Microsoft
13 141 (10.53%) Investment Banking
14 123 (9.19%) Java
15 120 (8.96%) MS Excel
15 120 (8.96%) SDLC
16 119 (8.89%) Retail
17 114 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
18 111 (8.29%) Integration Testing
19 104 (7.77%) SAP
19 104 (7.77%) System Testing
20 93 (6.95%) Test Strategy
21 87 (6.50%) Degree
22 85 (6.35%) Use Case
22 85 (6.35%) Scrum
23 83 (6.20%) ISEB
24 82 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
25 81 (6.05%) CRM
25 81 (6.05%) SQL Server

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 48 (3.58%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.57%) CMS
3 14 (1.05%) JBoss
4 12 (0.90%) IIS
5 10 (0.75%) Apache
5 10 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (0.67%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.52%) SAS
9 6 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.37%) Documentum
10 5 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.30%) LiveLink
11 4 (0.30%) FileNet
11 4 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.30%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 120 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 78 (5.83%) MS Office
3 66 (4.93%) MS Visio
4 50 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (2.09%) MS Project
6 5 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 29 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
5 16 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
7 11 (0.82%) thinkFolio
7 11 (0.82%) SAP FI
8 10 (0.75%) Endur
8 10 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (0.75%) Summit
8 10 (0.75%) SAP CO
9 8 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
9 8 (0.60%) Agresso
10 7 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
10 7 (0.52%) SAP SD
10 7 (0.52%) LatentZero
10 7 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.90%) SaaS
2 6 (0.45%) IBM Blueworks
3 4 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.22%) Force.com
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.15%) Taleo
5 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.15%) Heroku
5 2 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.075%) Office 365
6 1 (0.075%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.075%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.27%) Internet
2 10 (0.75%) Intranet
3 8 (0.60%) PSTN
3 8 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.52%) ATM
4 7 (0.52%) 3G
4 7 (0.52%) Diameter Protocol
5 6 (0.45%) Extranet
5 6 (0.45%) Firewall
5 6 (0.45%) 4G
5 6 (0.45%) SS7
6 4 (0.30%) TCAP
6 4 (0.30%) DNS
6 4 (0.30%) 2G
7 3 (0.22%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.22%) LDAP
7 3 (0.22%) ISUP
7 3 (0.22%) SCCP
7 3 (0.22%) INAP
7 3 (0.22%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (6.05%) SQL Server
2 72 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 22 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 22 (1.64%) Data Mining
6 16 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (0.82%) DataStage
8 11 (0.82%) MS Access
8 11 (0.82%) MySQL
8 11 (0.82%) QlikView
9 10 (0.75%) Data Mart
10 9 (0.67%) DTS
10 9 (0.67%) Big Data
11 8 (0.60%) PowerCenter
12 7 (0.52%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 63 (4.71%) JIRA
2 41 (3.06%) Selenium
3 35 (2.61%) Cucumber
4 32 (2.39%) HP UFT
5 24 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (0.97%) SoapUI
7 12 (0.90%) SpecFlow
7 12 (0.90%) Visual Studio
8 11 (0.82%) FitNesse
9 10 (0.75%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.67%) WebDriver
10 9 (0.67%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.52%) Subversion
11 7 (0.52%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.45%) Geb
13 5 (0.37%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.37%) RequisitePro
13 5 (0.37%) PowerBuilder
13 5 (0.37%) Rational Robot
13 5 (0.37%) Git (software)
General
1 511 (38.16%) Finance
2 355 (26.51%) Banking
3 141 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 119 (8.89%) Retail
5 74 (5.53%) Front Office
6 45 (3.36%) Back Office
7 43 (3.21%) Retail Banking
8 35 (2.61%) Legal
9 33 (2.46%) Marketing
10 28 (2.09%) Telecoms
11 24 (1.79%) Financial Institution
11 24 (1.79%) Advertising
12 16 (1.19%) French Language
13 13 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
13 13 (0.97%) General Ledger
14 10 (0.75%) Publishing
14 10 (0.75%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.52%) Games
15 7 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 613 (45.78%) Analyst
2 386 (28.83%) Business Analyst
3 162 (12.10%) Developer
4 153 (11.43%) Test Analyst
5 134 (10.01%) Test Manager
6 107 (7.99%) Project Manager
7 72 (5.38%) Tester
8 66 (4.93%) Consultant
9 60 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
10 48 (3.58%) Test Leader
11 38 (2.84%) Banking Business Analyst
12 32 (2.39%) Java Developer
13 29 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
13 29 (2.17%) Architect
14 28 (2.09%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 25 (1.87%) Data Analyst
15 25 (1.87%) Senior Business Analyst
16 24 (1.79%) SAP Manager
17 22 (1.64%) Business Manager
17 22 (1.64%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (5.23%) .NET
2 61 (4.56%) XML
3 52 (3.88%) Web Services
4 42 (3.14%) HTML
5 35 (2.61%) Middleware
6 33 (2.46%) CSS
7 19 (1.42%) Oracle Fusion
8 17 (1.27%) SOAP
9 16 (1.19%) ASP.NET
10 15 (1.12%) JMS
11 14 (1.05%) HTML5
11 14 (1.05%) Gherkin
12 13 (0.97%) Ajax
12 13 (0.97%) Java EE
12 13 (0.97%) Apache Flex
12 13 (0.97%) jQuery
13 12 (0.90%) REST
13 12 (0.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 12 (0.90%) STL
14 9 (0.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 156 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (5.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 55 (4.11%) Derivative
4 52 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 45 (3.36%) Fixed Income
6 43 (3.21%) SWIFT
7 31 (2.32%) Equities
8 29 (2.17%) User Experience
9 20 (1.49%) Computer Science
10 18 (1.34%) Reference Data
11 17 (1.27%) Market Risk
11 17 (1.27%) FMCG
11 17 (1.27%) Visualisation
12 16 (1.19%) Credit Risk
12 16 (1.19%) Client/Server
13 14 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (0.97%) Data Integration
15 10 (0.75%) Mobile App
15 10 (0.75%) Data Extraction
15 10 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 63 (4.71%) Windows
2 47 (3.51%) Linux
3 35 (2.61%) UNIX
4 15 (1.12%) Solaris
5 9 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.60%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.60%) Android
7 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.30%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.075%) webOS
11 1 (0.075%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.075%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.075%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.075%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (14.49%) Test Scripting
3 181 (13.52%) Business Analysis
4 177 (13.22%) System Integration Testing
5 159 (11.87%) Project Management
6 148 (11.05%) Migration
7 120 (8.96%) SDLC
8 114 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 111 (8.29%) Integration Testing
10 104 (7.77%) System Testing
11 93 (6.95%) Test Strategy
12 85 (6.35%) Use Case
12 85 (6.35%) Scrum
13 82 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
14 81 (6.05%) CRM
15 79 (5.90%) ERP
16 78 (5.83%) Test Management
17 76 (5.68%) Regression Testing
18 74 (5.53%) Waterfall
19 73 (5.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 274 (20.46%) SQL
2 123 (9.19%) Java
3 60 (4.48%) C#
4 44 (3.29%) JavaScript
5 34 (2.54%) C++
6 31 (2.32%) VBA
7 29 (2.17%) Python
7 29 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 20 (1.49%) PHP
9 17 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 17 (1.27%) PowerShell
10 16 (1.19%) C
11 10 (0.75%) VB
11 10 (0.75%) Perl
11 10 (0.75%) Ruby
12 6 (0.45%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.30%) VB6
13 4 (0.30%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.30%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.22%) CFML
Qualifications
1 87 (6.50%) Degree
2 83 (6.20%) ISEB
3 52 (3.88%) ISTQB
4 28 (2.09%) Security Cleared
5 22 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 21 (1.57%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.60%) PMP
7 8 (0.60%) PMI Certification
7 8 (0.60%) ACCA
7 8 (0.60%) CIMA
7 8 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.30%) CCNA
8 4 (0.30%) CBAP
9 3 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (13.52%) QA
2 15 (1.12%) EMIR
3 13 (0.97%) SLA
3 13 (0.97%) Solvency II
4 12 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (0.67%) Basel III
6 8 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.45%) FATCA
8 4 (0.30%) MiFID
8 4 (0.30%) COREP
8 4 (0.30%) FINREP
9 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.22%) GAAP
9 3 (0.22%) GxP
9 3 (0.22%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.075%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.075%) CDISC
10 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.075%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.22%) XenApp
3 3 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.075%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.075%) Firmware
5 1 (0.075%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 80 (5.97%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.97%) Puppet
3 11 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.67%) Control-M
5 6 (0.45%) SCCM
6 5 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.22%) SCOM
7 3 (0.22%) Zenoss
7 3 (0.22%) Nagios
8 2 (0.15%) DameWare
8 2 (0.15%) Pingdom
8 2 (0.15%) systemd
8 2 (0.15%) Graphite
Vendors
1 149 (11.13%) Oracle
2 143 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 104 (7.77%) SAP
4 51 (3.81%) HP
5 33 (2.46%) IBM
6 20 (1.49%) Cognos
7 19 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (1.27%) Bloomberg
9 16 (1.19%) Informatica
10 15 (1.12%) Murex
11 13 (0.97%) Guidewire
12 12 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
13 10 (0.75%) Adobe
13 10 (0.75%) Remedy
13 10 (0.75%) OpenLink
14 9 (0.67%) Charles River
14 9 (0.67%) Sybase
14 9 (0.67%) Tableau
15 8 (0.60%) Citrix
15 8 (0.60%) TIBCO
Central London / West End
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 per day + CONTRACT
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 per day + CONTRACT
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: + Negotiable / Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £225 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £381 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £201 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Vadis People
Rate: circ £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago