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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 84 76 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 590 648 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.72% 2.91% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 3.59% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 435 510
Median daily rate £445 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £22.84 - £20.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% +32.60%
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
18159 18039 18505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.85% 80.92% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13319 12707 13280
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 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 255 234
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 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 31 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 +2 89 £445 -1.11% 27
Osterley - 7 £120 -
Canary Wharf +5 5 £401 -13.24%
Bromley - 4 £450 -
Hayes - 3 £350 -
Wimbledon - 3 £425 -
Docklands, London +2 2 £675 +38.46%
Brentford 0 2 - -
New Malden - 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £400 - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £438 -
Uxbridge +5 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -2 1 - -
Croydon -10 1 £325 -17.40%
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 31 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.

1 440 (37.29%) Finance
2 267 (22.63%) Banking
3 259 (21.95%) SQL
4 248 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
5 166 (14.07%) Test Scripting
6 163 (13.81%) Migration
7 161 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 158 (13.39%) Project Management
9 143 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 138 (11.69%) System Integration Testing
11 137 (11.61%) MS Excel
12 127 (10.76%) Integration Testing
12 127 (10.76%) QA
13 124 (10.51%) Business Analysis
14 122 (10.34%) Test Strategy
15 117 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
16 103 (8.73%) Investment Banking
17 98 (8.31%) Defect Management
18 95 (8.05%) Oracle
19 93 (7.88%) CRM
19 93 (7.88%) HP Quality Center
20 91 (7.71%) Windows
20 91 (7.71%) Retail
21 88 (7.46%) Test Management
21 88 (7.46%) JIRA
22 83 (7.03%) SQL Server
22 83 (7.03%) MS Office
22 83 (7.03%) System Testing
23 81 (6.86%) Functional Testing
24 80 (6.78%) SDLC

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 34 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.71%) Confluence
3 22 (1.86%) CMS
4 17 (1.44%) WebSphere
5 15 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 15 (1.27%) IIS
6 14 (1.19%) Tomcat
7 10 (0.85%) Apache
7 10 (0.85%) SAS
8 9 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.76%) Jetty
8 9 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (0.59%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.34%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.34%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.34%) WordPress
12 3 (0.25%) JBoss
13 2 (0.17%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 137 (11.61%) MS Excel
2 83 (7.03%) MS Office
3 44 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (3.56%) MS Visio
5 30 (2.54%) MS Project
6 6 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.17%) Mingle
8 2 (0.17%) SPSS
9 1 (0.085%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 30 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.76%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 8 (0.68%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.59%) SAP CO
5 7 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (0.59%) Summit
6 6 (0.51%) SAP MM
6 6 (0.51%) SimCorp Dimension
7 5 (0.42%) HFM
7 5 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 5 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.34%) Front Arena
8 4 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.25%) RMDS
9 3 (0.25%) Salerio
9 3 (0.25%) Sonata
9 3 (0.25%) Tercero
9 3 (0.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.68%) SaaS
3 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.59%) Office 365
4 5 (0.42%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.34%) IaaS
6 3 (0.25%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.17%) Veeva
8 1 (0.085%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.085%) AdWords
8 1 (0.085%) Force.com
8 1 (0.085%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.085%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.53%) Internet
2 14 (1.19%) HTTP
2 14 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.02%) DNS
4 10 (0.85%) Firewall
4 10 (0.85%) SSL
5 9 (0.76%) Intranet
6 8 (0.68%) WebEx
7 7 (0.59%) LDAP
7 7 (0.59%) SMTP
8 5 (0.42%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.42%) VPN
8 5 (0.42%) WAN
9 4 (0.34%) DVB
9 4 (0.34%) LAN
9 4 (0.34%) Telepresence
9 4 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.25%) Extranet
10 3 (0.25%) SAN
10 3 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 66 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 22 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (1.61%) MS Access
6 18 (1.53%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (1.02%) Big Data
8 12 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.76%) MySQL
9 9 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (0.68%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.59%) Data Mart
11 7 (0.59%) OLAP
11 7 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 88 (7.46%) JIRA
2 40 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (2.20%) Cucumber
4 24 (2.03%) Git (software)
4 24 (2.03%) Selenium
5 17 (1.44%) TeamCity
6 16 (1.36%) HP UFT
7 14 (1.19%) Visual Studio
7 14 (1.19%) WebDriver
8 13 (1.10%) Subversion
9 12 (1.02%) LoadRunner
10 11 (0.93%) Jenkins
10 11 (0.93%) Maven
11 10 (0.85%) JMeter
11 10 (0.85%) MSI
11 10 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (0.76%) Jasmine
12 9 (0.76%) Mocha
13 8 (0.68%) Grunt
13 8 (0.68%) gulp
General
1 440 (37.29%) Finance
2 267 (22.63%) Banking
3 103 (8.73%) Investment Banking
4 91 (7.71%) Retail
5 66 (5.59%) Front Office
6 33 (2.80%) Legal
7 32 (2.71%) Back Office
8 26 (2.20%) Marketing
9 21 (1.78%) Financial Institution
10 19 (1.61%) Retail Banking
11 18 (1.53%) Advertising
12 17 (1.44%) Telecoms
13 11 (0.93%) Law
13 11 (0.93%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.85%) Publishing
15 9 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
16 8 (0.68%) Games
17 7 (0.59%) Billing
18 6 (0.51%) General Ledger
18 6 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 505 (42.80%) Analyst
2 262 (22.20%) Business Analyst
3 152 (12.88%) Test Analyst
4 137 (11.61%) Test Manager
5 84 (7.12%) Developer
6 68 (5.76%) Test Leader
7 66 (5.59%) Project Manager
8 60 (5.08%) Tester
9 57 (4.83%) UAT Analyst
10 56 (4.75%) Banking Analyst
10 56 (4.75%) Consultant
11 42 (3.56%) UAT Test Analyst
12 41 (3.47%) UAT Manager
13 34 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
14 32 (2.71%) Financial Analyst
15 31 (2.63%) Programme Manager
16 30 (2.54%) UAT Lead
17 28 (2.37%) UAT Test Lead
17 28 (2.37%) UAT Test Manager
18 25 (2.12%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (4.83%) XML
2 53 (4.49%) .NET
3 38 (3.22%) HTML
4 31 (2.63%) Web Services
5 21 (1.78%) SOAP
6 18 (1.53%) CSS
7 15 (1.27%) REST
8 13 (1.10%) CSS3
9 12 (1.02%) JSP
10 11 (0.93%) JMS
11 10 (0.85%) .NET Framework
11 10 (0.85%) ASP.NET
12 9 (0.76%) Behat
12 9 (0.76%) ELK Stack
12 9 (0.76%) Gherkin
12 9 (0.76%) Sass
13 8 (0.68%) Middleware
13 8 (0.68%) Twig
13 8 (0.68%) WCF
13 8 (0.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 117 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (6.27%) Derivative
3 58 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 47 (3.98%) Fixed Income
5 39 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 34 (2.88%) Equities
7 26 (2.20%) Credit Risk
8 22 (1.86%) User Experience
9 20 (1.69%) Market Risk
10 14 (1.19%) Clustering
10 14 (1.19%) Computer Science
11 13 (1.10%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.10%) Hedge funds
12 12 (1.02%) Credit Derivative
12 12 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.02%) OTC Derivatives
12 12 (1.02%) Reinsurance
13 11 (0.93%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.85%) Data Integration
15 9 (0.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 91 (7.71%) Windows
2 54 (4.58%) Linux
3 53 (4.49%) Unix
4 22 (1.86%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.59%) Android
7 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.51%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.42%) AIX
9 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.34%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.34%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.25%) CentOS
11 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
11 3 (0.25%) Solaris
12 1 (0.085%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (14.07%) Test Scripting
3 163 (13.81%) Migration
4 158 (13.39%) Project Management
5 143 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 138 (11.69%) System Integration Testing
7 127 (10.76%) Integration Testing
8 124 (10.51%) Business Analysis
9 122 (10.34%) Test Strategy
10 98 (8.31%) Defect Management
11 93 (7.88%) CRM
12 88 (7.46%) Test Management
13 83 (7.03%) System Testing
14 81 (6.86%) Functional Testing
15 80 (6.78%) SDLC
16 72 (6.10%) Change Management
17 71 (6.02%) Regression Testing
18 61 (5.17%) Validation
19 59 (5.00%) Asset Management
20 57 (4.83%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 259 (21.95%) SQL
2 71 (6.02%) Java
3 50 (4.24%) C#
4 46 (3.90%) JavaScript
5 34 (2.88%) Python
6 28 (2.37%) VBA
7 27 (2.29%) PowerShell
8 21 (1.78%) C++
9 20 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 19 (1.61%) Perl
11 18 (1.53%) T-SQL
12 17 (1.44%) VB
13 16 (1.36%) VBScript
14 15 (1.27%) C
14 15 (1.27%) PHP
15 14 (1.19%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.02%) Shell Script
17 11 (0.93%) Ruby
18 6 (0.51%) VB.NET
19 3 (0.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 80 (6.78%) ISEB
2 63 (5.34%) Degree
3 53 (4.49%) ISTQB
4 39 (3.31%) Security Cleared
5 33 (2.80%) SC Cleared
6 27 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 21 (1.78%) PMI Certification
8 17 (1.44%) PMP
9 13 (1.10%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.76%) ACCA
10 9 (0.76%) CIMA
11 6 (0.51%) MCSE
11 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.42%) MCSA
13 4 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.25%) APMP
14 3 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (10.76%) QA
2 26 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.78%) MiFID
4 15 (1.27%) SLA
5 13 (1.10%) EMIR
6 11 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.85%) FATCA
8 9 (0.76%) WAI
9 6 (0.51%) SEPA
10 5 (0.42%) Basel III
10 5 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.25%) CRD IV
11 3 (0.25%) GAAP
11 3 (0.25%) GxP
11 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.17%) SDET
13 1 (0.085%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.85%) Docker
3 8 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.51%) XenApp
5 5 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.42%) Sendmail
5 5 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.34%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.25%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.085%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.085%) Snort
9 1 (0.085%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.085%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.085%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 93 (7.88%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.10%) Control-M
3 12 (1.02%) logstash
3 12 (1.02%) Nagios
3 12 (1.02%) Puppet
4 10 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.76%) Kibana
6 8 (0.68%) SCCM
7 6 (0.51%) Capistrano
8 4 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (0.34%) WMI
9 3 (0.25%) Ansible
9 3 (0.25%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.25%) Casper Suite
10 2 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.17%) Graphite
10 2 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.17%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.085%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 161 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 95 (8.05%) Oracle
3 58 (4.92%) SAP
4 32 (2.71%) HP
5 31 (2.63%) Murex
6 29 (2.46%) ServiceNow
7 27 (2.29%) IBM
8 19 (1.61%) Citrix
9 17 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.36%) Calypso
11 15 (1.27%) Adobe
12 14 (1.19%) Siebel
13 13 (1.10%) Sybase
14 12 (1.02%) Bloomberg
15 9 (0.76%) Google
15 9 (0.76%) Red Hat
15 9 (0.76%) VMware
16 8 (0.68%) Apple
16 8 (0.68%) Atlassian
16 8 (0.68%) OpenText
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