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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 109 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 526 657 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.30% 2.85% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 3.42% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 451 536
Median daily rate £444 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -36.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £32.73 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +32.24%
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
19685 19203 19669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.98% 83.25% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14097 13781 13947
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 218 246
Median hourly rate £24.72 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.93 £52.05 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 109 £450 +5.88% 16
Canary Wharf -4 9 £350 -31.70%
Croydon -9 9 £380 +6.66% 1
Docklands, London +10 5 £650 +18.18%
Bromley +2 3 £463 +14.19%
Uxbridge +3 2 £385 -
Osterley - 2 £155 -
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 436 (39.00%) Finance
2 255 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (21.11%) Banking
4 219 (19.59%) SQL
5 168 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 158 (14.13%) Project Management
7 155 (13.86%) Migration
8 148 (13.24%) Microsoft
9 145 (12.97%) Test Scripting
10 141 (12.61%) Business Analysis
11 130 (11.63%) MS Excel
12 124 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
13 120 (10.73%) System Integration Testing
14 116 (10.38%) Retail
14 116 (10.38%) Integration Testing
15 112 (10.02%) QA
16 108 (9.66%) Oracle
17 97 (8.68%) CRM
18 94 (8.41%) Test Strategy
19 91 (8.14%) JIRA
20 86 (7.69%) SDLC
21 85 (7.60%) Regression Testing
22 82 (7.33%) Windows
23 81 (7.25%) Change Management
23 81 (7.25%) Investment Banking
24 75 (6.71%) MS Office
25 73 (6.53%) SAP
26 72 (6.44%) HP Quality Center
27 70 (6.26%) ISEB
28 69 (6.17%) Defect Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (2.77%) Confluence
1 31 (2.77%) WebSphere
2 21 (1.88%) SAS
3 19 (1.70%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.16%) IIS
6 10 (0.89%) CMS
7 9 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.81%) Jetty
8 7 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.54%) Apache
9 6 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.54%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.45%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.36%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.36%) JBoss
11 4 (0.36%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.27%) WordPress
13 2 (0.18%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 130 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 75 (6.71%) MS Office
3 46 (4.11%) MS Visio
4 41 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.88%) MS Project
6 6 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.18%) Mingle
8 2 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (0.72%) Unit4 Business World
6 7 (0.63%) HFM
6 7 (0.63%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 7 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (0.63%) SAP CO
6 7 (0.63%) SAP FI
6 7 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
7 6 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
7 6 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.45%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.36%) Radian6
9 4 (0.36%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.43%) Office 365
2 14 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.89%) SaaS
4 9 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.72%) Google Apps
6 7 (0.63%) PaaS
7 6 (0.54%) IaaS
8 5 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.36%) GitHub
9 4 (0.36%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.27%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.27%) Veeva
11 2 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.18%) Force.com
11 2 (0.18%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.089%) AdWords
12 1 (0.089%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.52%) Firewall
2 16 (1.43%) Internet
3 14 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.16%) DNS
5 12 (1.07%) Intranet
6 10 (0.89%) LDAP
6 10 (0.89%) SSL
6 10 (0.89%) WebEx
7 6 (0.54%) CTI
7 6 (0.54%) HTTP
7 6 (0.54%) SMTP
8 5 (0.45%) DVB
8 5 (0.45%) FTP
9 4 (0.36%) SAN
9 4 (0.36%) VPN
10 3 (0.27%) NAS
10 3 (0.27%) Network Security
10 3 (0.27%) Skype
10 3 (0.27%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 20 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 16 (1.43%) Big Data
6 15 (1.34%) MS Access
7 14 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (0.98%) MySQL
10 10 (0.89%) Data Mart
11 9 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.72%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.63%) Essbase
13 7 (0.63%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (0.36%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 91 (8.14%) JIRA
2 43 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (2.95%) Selenium
4 26 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 20 (1.79%) Cucumber
5 20 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 18 (1.61%) WebDriver
7 15 (1.34%) Subversion
8 14 (1.25%) Maven
9 13 (1.16%) HP UFT
9 13 (1.16%) LoadRunner
9 13 (1.16%) TeamCity
10 11 (0.98%) JMeter
11 10 (0.89%) Mocha
12 9 (0.81%) Grunt
12 9 (0.81%) gulp
12 9 (0.81%) Jasmine
13 8 (0.72%) Visual Studio
14 7 (0.63%) Toad
14 7 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 436 (39.00%) Finance
2 236 (21.11%) Banking
3 116 (10.38%) Retail
4 81 (7.25%) Investment Banking
5 42 (3.76%) Back Office
6 41 (3.67%) Legal
7 37 (3.31%) Front Office
8 32 (2.86%) Marketing
9 24 (2.15%) Retail Banking
10 18 (1.61%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.52%) Telecoms
12 12 (1.07%) Games
13 11 (0.98%) Law
14 10 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.72%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.54%) Advertising
16 6 (0.54%) Publishing
17 5 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
17 5 (0.45%) General Ledger
18 3 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 467 (41.77%) Analyst
2 264 (23.61%) Business Analyst
3 143 (12.79%) Test Analyst
4 102 (9.12%) Test Manager
5 94 (8.41%) Developer
6 73 (6.53%) Test Leader
7 65 (5.81%) Project Manager
8 54 (4.83%) Consultant
9 53 (4.74%) UAT Analyst
10 49 (4.38%) Banking Analyst
11 46 (4.11%) Tester
12 44 (3.94%) Financial Analyst
13 42 (3.76%) UAT Lead
14 39 (3.49%) UAT Manager
15 37 (3.31%) UAT Test Analyst
16 34 (3.04%) UAT Test Lead
17 32 (2.86%) UAT Test Manager
18 30 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
19 26 (2.33%) Finance Business Analyst
20 24 (2.15%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (5.10%) .NET
2 50 (4.47%) XML
3 35 (3.13%) HTML
4 27 (2.42%) Web Services
5 16 (1.43%) CSS
6 15 (1.34%) SOAP
7 14 (1.25%) HTML5
8 13 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
8 13 (1.16%) REST
9 12 (1.07%) CSS3
9 12 (1.07%) Middleware
10 10 (0.89%) ASP.NET
10 10 (0.89%) Sass
11 9 (0.81%) ELK Stack
11 9 (0.81%) J2EE
11 9 (0.81%) JSON
12 8 (0.72%) .NET Framework
12 8 (0.72%) Murex MxML
12 8 (0.72%) RESTful
12 8 (0.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 124 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.47%) Derivative
2 50 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 39 (3.49%) Equities
4 37 (3.31%) Fixed Income
5 35 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 29 (2.59%) User Experience
7 22 (1.97%) Credit Risk
8 14 (1.25%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.07%) Mobile App
10 11 (0.98%) Copywriting
10 11 (0.98%) Data Integration
10 11 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (0.98%) Learning Management System
10 11 (0.98%) STB
11 10 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.89%) e-Learning
11 10 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
11 10 (0.89%) Market Risk
11 10 (0.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 82 (7.33%) Windows
2 60 (5.37%) Unix
3 54 (4.83%) Linux
4 17 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.07%) Android
6 11 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.72%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.63%) AIX
8 7 (0.63%) CentOS
8 7 (0.63%) Solaris
8 7 (0.63%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X Server
9 5 (0.45%) zOS
10 4 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.089%) VMS
12 1 (0.089%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 158 (14.13%) Project Management
4 155 (13.86%) Migration
5 145 (12.97%) Test Scripting
6 141 (12.61%) Business Analysis
7 120 (10.73%) System Integration Testing
8 116 (10.38%) Integration Testing
9 97 (8.68%) CRM
10 94 (8.41%) Test Strategy
11 86 (7.69%) SDLC
12 85 (7.60%) Regression Testing
13 81 (7.25%) Change Management
14 69 (6.17%) Defect Management
15 68 (6.08%) Waterfall
16 67 (5.99%) Functional Testing
17 66 (5.90%) ITIL
18 65 (5.81%) Validation
19 61 (5.46%) Test Management
20 60 (5.37%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 219 (19.59%) SQL
2 67 (5.99%) Java
3 43 (3.85%) C#
4 37 (3.31%) JavaScript
5 33 (2.95%) Python
6 25 (2.24%) C
7 24 (2.15%) VBA
8 22 (1.97%) Bash Shell
9 19 (1.70%) PL/SQL
9 19 (1.70%) VBScript
10 18 (1.61%) T-SQL
11 17 (1.52%) C++
11 17 (1.52%) Perl
12 14 (1.25%) PHP
12 14 (1.25%) VB
13 13 (1.16%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.07%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.81%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.63%) Ruby
17 6 (0.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 70 (6.26%) ISEB
2 65 (5.81%) Degree
3 40 (3.58%) ISTQB
3 40 (3.58%) Security Cleared
4 32 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 24 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (1.61%) PMP
7 10 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.89%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.63%) ACCA
8 7 (0.63%) CIMA
9 6 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.45%) APMP
10 5 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.45%) MBA
11 3 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.18%) CISSP
12 2 (0.18%) MCSA
12 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (10.02%) QA
2 28 (2.50%) MiFID
3 21 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (1.43%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.25%) SLA
6 12 (1.07%) EMIR
7 10 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
8 9 (0.81%) WAI
9 8 (0.72%) Basel III
10 7 (0.63%) GxP
10 7 (0.63%) Solvency II
11 6 (0.54%) SEPA
12 4 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
12 4 (0.36%) GMP
13 3 (0.27%) TARGET2
14 2 (0.18%) Basel II
14 2 (0.18%) CRD IV
14 2 (0.18%) FINREP
14 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.18%) SDET
System Software
1 24 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.34%) Docker
3 14 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.45%) Sendmail
5 5 (0.45%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.36%) XenApp
6 4 (0.36%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.089%) Corosync
9 1 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.089%) Snort
9 1 (0.089%) Squid
9 1 (0.089%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.089%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 72 (6.44%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.34%) Control-M
3 11 (0.98%) Puppet
4 10 (0.89%) logstash
4 10 (0.89%) SCCM
5 9 (0.81%) Kibana
6 6 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (0.45%) Ansible
7 5 (0.45%) Casper Suite
7 5 (0.45%) Nagios
8 3 (0.27%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.27%) WMI
9 2 (0.18%) Graphite
9 2 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.18%) Pingdom
10 1 (0.089%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 148 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 108 (9.66%) Oracle
3 73 (6.53%) SAP
4 32 (2.86%) HP
4 32 (2.86%) IBM
5 31 (2.77%) ServiceNow
6 28 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (1.79%) Citrix
8 18 (1.61%) Cognos
8 18 (1.61%) Murex
9 16 (1.43%) Google
9 16 (1.43%) Informatica
10 14 (1.25%) VMware
11 12 (1.07%) Hyperion
11 12 (1.07%) Sybase
12 11 (0.98%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.89%) Siebel
13 10 (0.89%) Splunk
14 8 (0.72%) Adobe
14 8 (0.72%) Cisco
London
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Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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London
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Rate: Market Rates
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London
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Rate: From £200 to £300 per day TBC
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London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
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Rate: £550 - £610 per day
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Rate: £340 - £400 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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London
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Salary: EMI Share Options
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World First
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CodeSource Recruitment Limited
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Rate: £450 - 500 per day
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