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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 63 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 761 889 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.13% 3.55% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.06% 4.64% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 605 665
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £571 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £94.50 £34.00 £45.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.94% -25.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £28.40 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £146.90 £45.87 £64.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -5.26%
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
18761 19158 19398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.11% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13057 13421 13065
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -7 192 £425 -4.49% 40
Docklands, London -2 7 £613 +28.94%
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £215 -
Uxbridge - 4 £500 -
Canary Wharf +10 3 £488 +107.44%
Twickenham - 1 - -
Upminster - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - - 1
Bromley - - - - 2
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 483 (32.75%) Finance
2 334 (22.64%) Banking
3 294 (19.93%) SQL
4 255 (17.29%) Test Scripting
5 221 (14.98%) QA
6 192 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
7 184 (12.47%) Business Analysis
8 178 (12.07%) Project Management
9 161 (10.92%) Migration
10 160 (10.85%) Microsoft
10 160 (10.85%) Investment Banking
11 142 (9.63%) Oracle
12 141 (9.56%) HP Quality Center
13 133 (9.02%) Integration Testing
14 132 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 122 (8.27%) Test Strategy
16 121 (8.20%) ISEB
17 119 (8.07%) SAP
18 118 (8.00%) Degree
19 113 (7.66%) SQL Server
20 110 (7.46%) Windows
21 100 (6.78%) System Testing
22 96 (6.51%) .NET
22 96 (6.51%) Scrum
23 95 (6.44%) MS Excel
24 94 (6.37%) HTML
24 94 (6.37%) Workflow
25 91 (6.17%) Test Management
26 89 (6.03%) CRM
27 86 (5.83%) Regression Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 39 (2.64%) CMS
2 33 (2.24%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.03%) IIS
4 18 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
5 16 (1.08%) SAS
6 14 (0.95%) Umbraco
7 13 (0.88%) IBM Notes
7 13 (0.88%) Node.js
8 12 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.54%) WordPress
10 7 (0.47%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.41%) Apache
11 6 (0.41%) Documentum
12 5 (0.34%) TIBCO EMS
12 5 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.34%) FileNet
12 5 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.20%) Drupal
13 3 (0.20%) Confluence
13 3 (0.20%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 95 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 60 (4.07%) MS Office
3 39 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 31 (2.10%) MS Project
5 15 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.34%) RoboHelp
7 5 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.20%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.14%) CorelDRAW
10 2 (0.14%) Stata
11 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.068%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.068%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.068%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.068%) SPSS
11 1 (0.068%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.02%) SAP HR
3 14 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (0.88%) WebTrends
5 11 (0.75%) SAP FI
5 11 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
5 11 (0.75%) SAP CO
5 11 (0.75%) Markit EDM
6 10 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (0.61%) ION MarketView
7 9 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.54%) Remedy AR System
8 8 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.54%) Agresso
9 7 (0.47%) SAP APO
9 7 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.47%) SAP Business One
10 6 (0.41%) SunGard GMI
10 6 (0.41%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.61%) SaaS
2 6 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (0.34%) Force.com
3 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.20%) Office 365
4 3 (0.20%) GitHub
5 1 (0.068%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.068%) IaaS
5 1 (0.068%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.068%) PaaS
5 1 (0.068%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.068%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.81%) Intranet
1 12 (0.81%) Internet
2 7 (0.47%) LDAP
3 6 (0.41%) Firewall
4 5 (0.34%) SAN
5 4 (0.27%) DVB
5 4 (0.27%) DNS
5 4 (0.27%) DHCP
6 3 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.20%) VPN
6 3 (0.20%) LAN
6 3 (0.20%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.14%) SNMP
7 2 (0.14%) SSL
7 2 (0.14%) Wireless
8 1 (0.068%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.068%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.068%) IMAP
8 1 (0.068%) IPv4
8 1 (0.068%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 74 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (3.59%) Relational Database
4 47 (3.19%) MySQL
5 33 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 20 (1.36%) QlikView
9 16 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (0.95%) Data Mining
12 13 (0.88%) PowerCenter
12 13 (0.88%) Data Mart
12 13 (0.88%) Base SAS
12 13 (0.88%) RavenDB
13 10 (0.68%) DB2
14 9 (0.61%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 60 (4.07%) JIRA
2 41 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (2.24%) Visual Studio
4 32 (2.17%) Selenium
5 26 (1.76%) QuickTest Pro
6 23 (1.56%) Subversion
7 20 (1.36%) Git (software)
8 19 (1.29%) Cucumber
9 16 (1.08%) WebDriver
9 16 (1.08%) Eclipse
10 15 (1.02%) TeamCity
11 14 (0.95%) JUnit
12 11 (0.75%) Ant
12 11 (0.75%) Mercurial
12 11 (0.75%) Maven
12 11 (0.75%) SpecFlow
12 11 (0.75%) Jenkins
13 10 (0.68%) MSI
14 8 (0.54%) JMeter
15 7 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 483 (32.75%) Finance
2 334 (22.64%) Banking
3 160 (10.85%) Investment Banking
4 83 (5.63%) Retail
4 83 (5.63%) Front Office
5 65 (4.41%) Back Office
6 50 (3.39%) Legal
7 43 (2.92%) Financial Institution
8 36 (2.44%) Marketing
9 26 (1.76%) Retail Banking
10 24 (1.63%) Games
11 18 (1.22%) Telecoms
12 17 (1.15%) Publishing
13 13 (0.88%) Advertising
14 11 (0.75%) Danish Language
15 8 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
15 8 (0.54%) Billing
16 7 (0.47%) French Language
16 7 (0.47%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 656 (44.47%) Analyst
2 368 (24.95%) Business Analyst
3 164 (11.12%) Developer
4 163 (11.05%) Test Analyst
5 116 (7.86%) Test Manager
6 106 (7.19%) Tester
7 102 (6.92%) Project Manager
8 89 (6.03%) Consultant
9 63 (4.27%) Test Leader
10 46 (3.12%) Senior Analyst
11 39 (2.64%) Systems Analyst
12 35 (2.37%) Operations Analyst
12 35 (2.37%) UAT Analyst
13 32 (2.17%) Banking Business Analyst
14 30 (2.03%) .NET Developer
15 29 (1.97%) Data Analyst
15 29 (1.97%) Technical Business Analyst
16 28 (1.90%) Technical Analyst
16 28 (1.90%) SAP Consultant
16 28 (1.90%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (6.51%) .NET
2 94 (6.37%) HTML
3 62 (4.20%) Web Services
4 57 (3.86%) CSS
5 43 (2.92%) XML
6 31 (2.10%) ASP.NET
7 29 (1.97%) HTML5
8 25 (1.69%) JSON
9 24 (1.63%) jQuery
9 24 (1.63%) Middleware
10 23 (1.56%) .NET Framework
11 21 (1.42%) REST
12 18 (1.22%) SOAP
13 13 (0.88%) Application Packaging
13 13 (0.88%) WF
14 12 (0.81%) CSS3
14 12 (0.81%) RESTful
14 12 (0.81%) XSLT
15 11 (0.75%) JSP
16 10 (0.68%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 79 (5.36%) Derivative
2 54 (3.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 52 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 45 (3.05%) Fixed Income
5 43 (2.92%) Credit Risk
6 36 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 29 (1.97%) Equities
8 25 (1.69%) SWIFT
9 23 (1.56%) Market Risk
10 21 (1.42%) Data Conversion
10 21 (1.42%) Data Integration
11 18 (1.22%) Computer Science
11 18 (1.22%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.08%) Social Media
13 14 (0.95%) Hedge funds
13 14 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
14 13 (0.88%) Video on Demand
14 13 (0.88%) Reference Data
14 13 (0.88%) Blog
15 12 (0.81%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 110 (7.46%) Windows
2 55 (3.73%) UNIX
3 42 (2.85%) Linux
4 34 (2.31%) Windows 7
5 33 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (1.22%) Windows XP
7 17 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 15 (1.02%) Android
10 10 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.61%) Solaris
12 5 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.27%) VMS
14 2 (0.14%) AIX
14 2 (0.14%) SUSE
14 2 (0.14%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.068%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.068%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.068%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (17.29%) Test Scripting
2 192 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (12.47%) Business Analysis
4 178 (12.07%) Project Management
5 161 (10.92%) Migration
6 133 (9.02%) Integration Testing
7 132 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 122 (8.27%) Test Strategy
9 100 (6.78%) System Testing
10 96 (6.51%) Scrum
11 94 (6.37%) Workflow
12 91 (6.17%) Test Management
13 89 (6.03%) CRM
14 86 (5.83%) Regression Testing
15 81 (5.49%) ETL
16 80 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
17 77 (5.22%) E-Commerce
18 74 (5.02%) TDD
19 69 (4.68%) Software Testing
20 65 (4.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 294 (19.93%) SQL
2 70 (4.75%) Java
2 70 (4.75%) JavaScript
3 69 (4.68%) C#
4 34 (2.31%) VBA
5 32 (2.17%) PL/SQL
6 26 (1.76%) PHP
7 20 (1.36%) Python
8 17 (1.15%) T-SQL
8 17 (1.15%) Scala
9 15 (1.02%) C
9 15 (1.02%) C++
10 14 (0.95%) Perl
11 10 (0.68%) Ruby
11 10 (0.68%) PowerShell
12 9 (0.61%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.61%) VC++
13 8 (0.54%) Apex Code
14 6 (0.41%) XAML
14 6 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 121 (8.20%) ISEB
2 118 (8.00%) Degree
3 68 (4.61%) ISTQB
4 34 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (1.63%) Security Cleared
6 19 (1.29%) SC Cleared
7 14 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (0.88%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.61%) PMP
10 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.41%) MCSE
11 5 (0.34%) MCP
11 5 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.27%) IIBA
13 3 (0.20%) CBAP
13 3 (0.20%) CIMA
13 3 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.20%) HND
13 3 (0.20%) ACCA
14 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (14.98%) QA
2 22 (1.49%) SLA
3 21 (1.42%) Dodd-Frank
4 16 (1.08%) EMIR
5 13 (0.88%) Basel III
6 7 (0.47%) COREP
7 6 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.41%) CRD IV
8 5 (0.34%) FINREP
8 5 (0.34%) AIFMD
8 5 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.27%) Basel II
10 3 (0.20%) FATCA
11 2 (0.14%) IAS 39
12 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.068%) MiFID
12 1 (0.068%) COSO
12 1 (0.068%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.068%) Solvency II
System Software
1 37 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.75%) XenApp
5 6 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.34%) XenServer
6 5 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.20%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.20%) Cygwin
8 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.068%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.068%) Squid
9 1 (0.068%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.068%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 141 (9.56%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (1.49%) Nagios
3 19 (1.29%) Control-M
4 16 (1.08%) SCOM
5 12 (0.81%) NetBackup
6 11 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
7 9 (0.61%) Puppet
8 8 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.54%) SCCM
9 7 (0.47%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.27%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.27%) Zenoss
10 4 (0.27%) AppDNA
11 2 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.14%) CA SiteMinder
11 2 (0.14%) ZENworks
12 1 (0.068%) Dollar Universe
12 1 (0.068%) CA LISA
12 1 (0.068%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 160 (10.85%) Microsoft
2 142 (9.63%) Oracle
3 119 (8.07%) SAP
4 77 (5.22%) HP
5 38 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (1.83%) Informatica
7 21 (1.42%) BMC
8 20 (1.36%) Business Objects
9 17 (1.15%) Adobe
10 16 (1.08%) Siebel
10 16 (1.08%) Citrix
11 15 (1.02%) Open Text
11 15 (1.02%) Altiris
12 14 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
13 13 (0.88%) Sybase
13 13 (0.88%) Cognos
13 13 (0.88%) VMware
13 13 (0.88%) Lotus
14 12 (0.81%) Veritas
14 12 (0.81%) Bloomberg
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Collingwood Associates
Rate: £450-£550/day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ortolan Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £281.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: negotiable day rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 40000-55000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago