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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 90 74 57
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -17
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 597 653 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.62% 2.92% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 3.61% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 442 548
Median daily rate £440 £460 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £180.00 £23.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.50% +675.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £180.00 £17.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.77 £180.00 £29.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.90 £21.94
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -13.84%
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
19066 18075 18797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.63% 80.81% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13912 12626 13373
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 259 231
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £82.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -6 87 £425 -8.10% 22
Osterley - 7 £120 -
Canary Wharf -4 4 £450 -10.00%
Bromley - 3 £388 - 1
Westminster - 3 £400 -
Wimbledon - 3 £425 -
Brentford +8 2 - - 1
Uxbridge +4 2 £450 +51.89%
Docklands, London +4 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £438 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 - -
Croydon -13 1 £325 -31.57%
Hayes - 1 £350 - 1
Hounslow - 1 £450 -
Ilford - 1 £425 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 479 (38.20%) Finance
2 306 (24.40%) Banking
3 271 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (20.41%) SQL
5 203 (16.19%) Test Scripting
6 174 (13.88%) Migration
7 168 (13.40%) Microsoft
8 159 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 151 (12.04%) QA
10 150 (11.96%) Project Management
11 148 (11.80%) MS Excel
12 143 (11.40%) System Integration Testing
13 130 (10.37%) Business Analysis
13 130 (10.37%) Integration Testing
14 127 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
15 124 (9.89%) Investment Banking
16 117 (9.33%) Test Strategy
17 107 (8.53%) HP Quality Center
18 106 (8.45%) Oracle
19 104 (8.29%) Defect Management
20 100 (7.97%) CRM
21 95 (7.58%) JIRA
22 93 (7.42%) Retail
23 90 (7.18%) Test Management
24 89 (7.10%) System Testing
24 89 (7.10%) Functional Testing
25 87 (6.94%) SQL Server
26 82 (6.54%) Change Management
27 79 (6.30%) Windows
28 77 (6.14%) SAP

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 40 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.31%) Confluence
3 24 (1.91%) CMS
4 19 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 14 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 14 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 12 (0.96%) IIS
7 11 (0.88%) SAS
8 10 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.64%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.48%) Apache
11 5 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.32%) Node.js
12 4 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.32%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.16%) JBoss
14 2 (0.16%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 148 (11.80%) MS Excel
2 72 (5.74%) MS Office
3 54 (4.31%) MS Visio
4 49 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (2.79%) MS Project
6 6 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.16%) Mingle
8 2 (0.16%) SPSS
9 1 (0.080%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 34 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.28%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 15 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (1.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 13 (1.04%) SAP MM
6 8 (0.64%) SAP FI
6 8 (0.64%) Summit
7 7 (0.56%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.56%) SimCorp Dimension
8 6 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.40%) HFM
9 5 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (0.32%) Front Arena
10 4 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
10 4 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.32%) Salerio
10 4 (0.32%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.24%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (0.64%) Office 365
2 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.56%) SaaS
3 4 (0.32%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.24%) IaaS
5 2 (0.16%) Force.com
5 2 (0.16%) Veeva
6 1 (0.080%) AdWords
6 1 (0.080%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.080%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.59%) Internet
2 19 (1.52%) HTTP
3 8 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.48%) Firewall
4 6 (0.48%) Intranet
4 6 (0.48%) SAN
5 5 (0.40%) DNS
5 5 (0.40%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.40%) WAN
5 5 (0.40%) WebEx
6 4 (0.32%) CTI
6 4 (0.32%) DHCP
6 4 (0.32%) DVB
6 4 (0.32%) LAN
6 4 (0.32%) Telepresence
6 4 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.24%) Extranet
7 3 (0.24%) LDAP
7 3 (0.24%) Network Security
7 3 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 74 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (2.71%) Oracle Database
4 24 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (1.52%) MS Access
6 18 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (1.20%) Big Data
8 15 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (0.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 12 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (0.88%) Data Mart
11 11 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.64%) OLAP
15 7 (0.56%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 95 (7.58%) JIRA
2 45 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 27 (2.15%) Selenium
5 21 (1.67%) HP UFT
6 19 (1.52%) Git (software)
7 17 (1.36%) WebDriver
8 14 (1.12%) Jenkins
8 14 (1.12%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.12%) Visual Studio
9 13 (1.04%) LoadRunner
10 12 (0.96%) MSI
11 10 (0.80%) JMeter
11 10 (0.80%) PeopleTools
12 9 (0.72%) Jasmine
12 9 (0.72%) Mocha
12 9 (0.72%) SpecFlow
13 8 (0.64%) Grunt
13 8 (0.64%) gulp
13 8 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 479 (38.20%) Finance
2 306 (24.40%) Banking
3 124 (9.89%) Investment Banking
4 93 (7.42%) Retail
5 71 (5.66%) Front Office
6 33 (2.63%) Legal
7 32 (2.55%) Financial Institution
8 31 (2.47%) Back Office
9 24 (1.91%) Marketing
10 21 (1.67%) Retail Banking
11 19 (1.52%) Advertising
12 15 (1.20%) Telecoms
13 14 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
14 12 (0.96%) Law
15 9 (0.72%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.72%) Publishing
16 8 (0.64%) Private Banking
17 7 (0.56%) Games
18 5 (0.40%) Billing
18 5 (0.40%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 556 (44.34%) Analyst
2 281 (22.41%) Business Analyst
3 179 (14.27%) Test Analyst
4 133 (10.61%) Test Manager
5 104 (8.29%) Developer
6 70 (5.58%) Tester
7 69 (5.50%) Project Manager
8 65 (5.18%) Test Leader
9 63 (5.02%) Banking Analyst
10 62 (4.94%) UAT Analyst
11 60 (4.78%) Consultant
12 45 (3.59%) UAT Test Analyst
13 40 (3.19%) UAT Manager
14 32 (2.55%) Financial Analyst
15 31 (2.47%) Programme Manager
15 31 (2.47%) Senior Analyst
16 27 (2.15%) UAT Test Manager
17 26 (2.07%) UAT Lead
18 25 (1.99%) Programme Test Manager
18 25 (1.99%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (4.70%) .NET
2 47 (3.75%) XML
3 34 (2.71%) HTML
4 32 (2.55%) Web Services
5 19 (1.52%) CSS
6 18 (1.44%) SOAP
7 17 (1.36%) Gherkin
8 16 (1.28%) JMS
9 13 (1.04%) CSS3
9 13 (1.04%) REST
10 12 (0.96%) Behat
10 12 (0.96%) Middleware
11 11 (0.88%) ASP.NET
12 10 (0.80%) .NET Framework
13 9 (0.72%) FpML
13 9 (0.72%) Sass
14 8 (0.64%) HTML5
14 8 (0.64%) Twig
14 8 (0.64%) WCF
14 8 (0.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 127 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.98%) Derivative
3 66 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 49 (3.91%) Fixed Income
5 42 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 32 (2.55%) Equities
7 26 (2.07%) Credit Risk
8 22 (1.75%) Market Risk
9 21 (1.67%) User Experience
10 19 (1.52%) Clustering
11 16 (1.28%) Hedge funds
12 14 (1.12%) Computer Science
13 13 (1.04%) Credit Derivative
13 13 (1.04%) Data Centre
13 13 (1.04%) Data Structures
14 12 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (0.96%) Reinsurance
14 12 (0.96%) SWIFT
15 11 (0.88%) Data Conversion
16 9 (0.72%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 79 (6.30%) Windows
2 50 (3.99%) Linux
3 45 (3.59%) Unix
4 22 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.64%) Solaris
8 6 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.48%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.40%) Android
9 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.32%) AIX
10 4 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.32%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.080%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.080%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.080%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (16.19%) Test Scripting
3 174 (13.88%) Migration
4 159 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 150 (11.96%) Project Management
6 143 (11.40%) System Integration Testing
7 130 (10.37%) Business Analysis
7 130 (10.37%) Integration Testing
8 117 (9.33%) Test Strategy
9 104 (8.29%) Defect Management
10 100 (7.97%) CRM
11 90 (7.18%) Test Management
12 89 (7.10%) Functional Testing
12 89 (7.10%) System Testing
13 82 (6.54%) Change Management
14 75 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
15 71 (5.66%) SDLC
16 70 (5.58%) Regression Testing
17 66 (5.26%) Scrum
18 62 (4.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 256 (20.41%) SQL
2 56 (4.47%) Java
3 54 (4.31%) C#
4 41 (3.27%) JavaScript
5 28 (2.23%) VBA
6 21 (1.67%) PowerShell
7 20 (1.59%) T-SQL
8 19 (1.52%) Perl
8 19 (1.52%) Python
8 19 (1.52%) VB
9 18 (1.44%) C++
9 18 (1.44%) Ruby
9 18 (1.44%) Shell Script
10 16 (1.28%) PL/SQL
11 15 (1.20%) PHP
12 10 (0.80%) VBScript
13 8 (0.64%) C
14 7 (0.56%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.48%) C-shell
16 5 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (5.98%) ISEB
2 70 (5.58%) Degree
3 59 (4.70%) ISTQB
4 38 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 33 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 26 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (1.28%) PMI Certification
8 13 (1.04%) DV Cleared
8 13 (1.04%) PMP
9 9 (0.72%) ACCA
9 9 (0.72%) CIMA
10 7 (0.56%) MCSE
10 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.48%) MCSA
12 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.16%) APMP
14 2 (0.16%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (12.04%) QA
2 29 (2.31%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.52%) SLA
4 16 (1.28%) MiFID
5 11 (0.88%) EMIR
6 10 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.80%) FATCA
6 10 (0.80%) SEPA
7 9 (0.72%) WAI
8 4 (0.32%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.24%) Basel III
9 3 (0.24%) GAAP
9 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.24%) SDET
10 2 (0.16%) GxP
10 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.080%) HL7
11 1 (0.080%) ISO20022
System Software
1 13 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.64%) Docker
3 7 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.48%) NFS
4 6 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.32%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.16%) XenApp
8 1 (0.080%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.080%) Snort
8 1 (0.080%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.080%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.080%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 107 (8.53%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.88%) Nagios
3 9 (0.72%) Puppet
4 8 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.48%) Capistrano
5 6 (0.48%) Control-M
6 5 (0.40%) SCCM
7 4 (0.32%) logstash
7 4 (0.32%) WMI
8 3 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.080%) Ansible
10 1 (0.080%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.080%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.080%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.080%) HP UCMDB
10 1 (0.080%) Icinga
10 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.080%) MOM
10 1 (0.080%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 168 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 106 (8.45%) Oracle
3 77 (6.14%) SAP
4 44 (3.51%) HP
5 31 (2.47%) IBM
5 31 (2.47%) Murex
6 25 (1.99%) ServiceNow
7 17 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (1.28%) Calypso
8 16 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
8 16 (1.28%) Siebel
9 15 (1.20%) OpenText
10 14 (1.12%) Bloomberg
10 14 (1.12%) Sybase
11 13 (1.04%) Adobe
11 13 (1.04%) Ariba
12 12 (0.96%) Citrix
13 10 (0.80%) Cognos
13 10 (0.80%) Informatica
13 10 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £270 - £295 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, London - UK
Reed Business Information
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Ticketmaster
Rate: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
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City of London
iKas International
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Expenses
Posted: 23 days ago
West London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £55k - 70k per year + pa + Benefits.
Posted: 27 days ago