The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 57 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 785 885 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.32% 3.65% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 4.77% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 608 611
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% +0.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.18% -34.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -24.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18167 18542 19451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.94% 76.48% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12695 12898 12907
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 260 374
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 190 £425 -5.55% 42
Docklands, London +7 10 £600 +26.31% 1
Brentford +1 7 £355 -25.26%
Canary Wharf +14 6 £425 -8.10%
Croydon +5 5 £300 -32.88%
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £215 - 3
Uxbridge - 4 £420 - 1
Twickenham - 1 - -
Upminster - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 2
Hammersmith - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 507 (32.84%) Finance
2 349 (22.60%) Banking
3 307 (19.88%) SQL
4 288 (18.65%) Test Scripting
5 220 (14.25%) QA
6 203 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
7 186 (12.05%) Business Analysis
8 179 (11.59%) Investment Banking
9 172 (11.14%) Project Management
10 158 (10.23%) Migration
11 151 (9.78%) Microsoft
12 142 (9.20%) SQL Server
12 142 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 139 (9.00%) ISEB
14 138 (8.94%) Oracle
15 135 (8.74%) Integration Testing
15 135 (8.74%) HP Quality Center
16 129 (8.35%) SAP
17 126 (8.16%) Test Strategy
18 123 (7.97%) Scrum
19 120 (7.77%) Degree
20 117 (7.58%) Windows
20 117 (7.58%) HTML
21 101 (6.54%) C#
21 101 (6.54%) E-Commerce
21 101 (6.54%) Test Management
22 100 (6.48%) System Testing
23 98 (6.35%) MS Excel
23 98 (6.35%) .NET
24 92 (5.96%) TDD

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 59 (3.82%) CMS
2 41 (2.66%) SharePoint
3 32 (2.07%) IIS
4 31 (2.01%) Umbraco
5 20 (1.30%) SAS
6 17 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
7 13 (0.84%) IBM Notes
7 13 (0.84%) Tomcat
7 13 (0.84%) Node.js
8 9 (0.58%) Apache
9 8 (0.52%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.52%) WordPress
10 6 (0.39%) Documentum
11 5 (0.32%) TIBCO EMS
11 5 (0.32%) FileNet
11 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (0.26%) Drupal
13 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 98 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 54 (3.50%) MS Office
3 33 (2.14%) MS Project
4 32 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.32%) RoboHelp
7 5 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.19%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.13%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.065%) Stata
10 1 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.065%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.065%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 25 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.23%) Google Analytics
3 16 (1.04%) Agresso
4 15 (0.97%) WebTrends
5 14 (0.91%) SAP HR
6 13 (0.84%) SAP FI
6 13 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
7 11 (0.71%) Markit EDM
7 11 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
7 11 (0.71%) SAP CO
8 10 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.58%) ION MarketView
9 9 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
9 9 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.45%) SAP APO
10 7 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (0.45%) SAP Business One
10 7 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (0.39%) SAP HCM
11 6 (0.39%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.58%) SaaS
2 6 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.26%) Force.com
4 4 (0.26%) Taleo
5 3 (0.19%) Office 365
5 3 (0.19%) GitHub
6 1 (0.065%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.065%) IaaS
6 1 (0.065%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.065%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.065%) PaaS
6 1 (0.065%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.84%) Intranet
2 11 (0.71%) Internet
3 7 (0.45%) LDAP
4 6 (0.39%) DVB
5 5 (0.32%) Firewall
5 5 (0.32%) SAN
6 4 (0.26%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.19%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.19%) DNS
7 3 (0.19%) LAN
7 3 (0.19%) DHCP
8 2 (0.13%) HTTP
8 2 (0.13%) SNMP
8 2 (0.13%) WAN
8 2 (0.13%) SSL
9 1 (0.065%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.065%) AMQP
9 1 (0.065%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.065%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.065%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 84 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 52 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 44 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (2.72%) MySQL
7 27 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (1.23%) QlikView
9 18 (1.17%) Base SAS
9 18 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
9 18 (1.17%) Oracle Database
10 14 (0.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 14 (0.91%) Data Mart
11 13 (0.84%) MS Access
11 13 (0.84%) PowerCenter
11 13 (0.84%) RavenDB
12 12 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 11 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 67 (4.34%) JIRA
2 45 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (2.46%) Selenium
4 36 (2.33%) TeamCity
4 36 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 35 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 29 (1.88%) Mercurial
7 26 (1.68%) QuickTest Pro
8 24 (1.55%) Subversion
9 20 (1.30%) WebDriver
9 20 (1.30%) Cucumber
10 17 (1.10%) Kiln
11 15 (0.97%) Maven
11 15 (0.97%) JUnit
12 14 (0.91%) Ant
13 12 (0.78%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.71%) Jenkins
14 11 (0.71%) SpecFlow
15 10 (0.65%) SoapUI
15 10 (0.65%) MSI
General
1 507 (32.84%) Finance
2 349 (22.60%) Banking
3 179 (11.59%) Investment Banking
4 80 (5.18%) Retail
5 73 (4.73%) Front Office
6 70 (4.53%) Back Office
7 53 (3.43%) Legal
8 42 (2.72%) Financial Institution
9 41 (2.66%) Marketing
10 29 (1.88%) Retail Banking
10 29 (1.88%) Telecoms
11 26 (1.68%) Games
12 17 (1.10%) Publishing
13 14 (0.91%) Advertising
14 13 (0.84%) Billing
15 11 (0.71%) Danish Language
16 9 (0.58%) Manufacturing
17 8 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
18 7 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
19 5 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 683 (44.24%) Analyst
2 384 (24.87%) Business Analyst
3 171 (11.08%) Test Analyst
3 171 (11.08%) Developer
4 142 (9.20%) Test Manager
5 104 (6.74%) Tester
6 98 (6.35%) Consultant
7 95 (6.15%) Project Manager
8 66 (4.27%) Test Leader
9 44 (2.85%) Senior Analyst
10 41 (2.66%) Systems Analyst
11 36 (2.33%) Operations Analyst
11 36 (2.33%) UAT Analyst
12 34 (2.20%) Technical Analyst
13 33 (2.14%) .NET Developer
14 31 (2.01%) SAP Consultant
14 31 (2.01%) Banking Business Analyst
14 31 (2.01%) Risk Analyst
14 31 (2.01%) Technical Business Analyst
15 29 (1.88%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (7.58%) HTML
2 98 (6.35%) .NET
3 79 (5.12%) CSS
4 68 (4.40%) Web Services
5 50 (3.24%) XML
6 45 (2.91%) jQuery
7 35 (2.27%) HTML5
8 31 (2.01%) ASP.NET
9 26 (1.68%) Middleware
10 24 (1.55%) JSON
11 22 (1.42%) .NET Framework
11 22 (1.42%) REST
12 20 (1.30%) SOAP
13 17 (1.10%) LESS
13 17 (1.10%) AngularJS
14 15 (0.97%) CSS3
15 14 (0.91%) XHTML
16 13 (0.84%) WF
17 12 (0.78%) Application Packaging
17 12 (0.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 77 (4.99%) Derivative
2 53 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 50 (3.24%) Management Information System
3 50 (3.24%) Credit Risk
4 45 (2.91%) Fixed Income
5 37 (2.40%) Mobile App
6 29 (1.88%) Equities
7 25 (1.62%) Data Integration
8 24 (1.55%) SWIFT
9 23 (1.49%) Market Risk
10 21 (1.36%) Reference Data
10 21 (1.36%) Data Conversion
11 18 (1.17%) Social Media
12 15 (0.97%) Hedge funds
12 15 (0.97%) Computer Science
12 15 (0.97%) NHS
13 14 (0.91%) Client/Server
13 14 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
14 13 (0.84%) Blog
15 12 (0.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 117 (7.58%) Windows
2 60 (3.89%) UNIX
3 44 (2.85%) Linux
3 44 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (2.07%) Windows 7
5 25 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.97%) Android
8 14 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.84%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.58%) Solaris
11 7 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.39%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.26%) VMS
14 2 (0.13%) SUSE
15 1 (0.065%) Debian
15 1 (0.065%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.065%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.065%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.065%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (18.65%) Test Scripting
2 203 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (12.05%) Business Analysis
4 172 (11.14%) Project Management
5 158 (10.23%) Migration
6 142 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 135 (8.74%) Integration Testing
8 126 (8.16%) Test Strategy
9 123 (7.97%) Scrum
10 101 (6.54%) E-Commerce
10 101 (6.54%) Test Management
11 100 (6.48%) System Testing
12 92 (5.96%) TDD
13 91 (5.89%) CRM
14 90 (5.83%) ETL
15 87 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
16 81 (5.25%) Workflow
17 78 (5.05%) Analytics
18 73 (4.73%) PRINCE2
19 72 (4.66%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 307 (19.88%) SQL
2 101 (6.54%) C#
3 83 (5.38%) JavaScript
4 69 (4.47%) Java
5 36 (2.33%) VBA
6 31 (2.01%) PL/SQL
7 26 (1.68%) PHP
8 23 (1.49%) Python
9 20 (1.30%) Perl
10 17 (1.10%) C++
10 17 (1.10%) T-SQL
11 15 (0.97%) C
12 12 (0.78%) PowerShell
13 11 (0.71%) VC++
14 8 (0.52%) Ruby
14 8 (0.52%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.45%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.45%) VBScript
16 6 (0.39%) VB
16 6 (0.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 139 (9.00%) ISEB
2 120 (7.77%) Degree
3 72 (4.66%) ISTQB
4 38 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (1.49%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.04%) SC Cleared
7 14 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (0.91%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
9 10 (0.65%) PMP
10 5 (0.32%) IIBA
10 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.32%) MCSE
10 5 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.26%) MCP
12 3 (0.19%) ACCA
12 3 (0.19%) CIMA
12 3 (0.19%) CBAP
12 3 (0.19%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (14.25%) QA
2 24 (1.55%) SLA
3 19 (1.23%) Dodd-Frank
4 18 (1.17%) Basel III
5 16 (1.04%) EMIR
6 11 (0.71%) COREP
7 10 (0.65%) CRD IV
8 9 (0.58%) FINREP
9 5 (0.32%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.26%) Basel II
11 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.19%) FATCA
11 3 (0.19%) AIFMD
11 3 (0.19%) MiFID
12 2 (0.13%) IAS 39
13 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.065%) COSO
13 1 (0.065%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.065%) Solvency II
System Software
1 29 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.04%) XenApp
3 15 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.26%) XenServer
5 4 (0.26%) Cygwin
6 2 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.065%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.065%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.065%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.065%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 135 (8.74%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (1.55%) Nagios
3 17 (1.10%) Control-M
4 15 (0.97%) SCOM
5 12 (0.78%) Puppet
5 12 (0.78%) NetBackup
6 11 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
7 10 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.52%) AppDNA
9 7 (0.45%) SCCM
9 7 (0.45%) Capistrano
10 6 (0.39%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.13%) CA SiteMinder
11 2 (0.13%) ZENworks
12 1 (0.065%) Foglight
12 1 (0.065%) Dollar Universe
12 1 (0.065%) Oracle Identity Management
12 1 (0.065%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 151 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 138 (8.94%) Oracle
3 129 (8.35%) SAP
4 72 (4.66%) HP
5 37 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (1.81%) Informatica
7 27 (1.75%) Business Objects
8 24 (1.55%) Cognos
9 23 (1.49%) Siebel
10 20 (1.30%) Citrix
10 20 (1.30%) Google
11 19 (1.23%) Adobe
12 17 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
12 17 (1.10%) Venda
13 16 (1.04%) IBM
13 16 (1.04%) Bloomberg
14 15 (0.97%) Open Text
14 15 (0.97%) BMC
15 13 (0.84%) Lotus
15 13 (0.84%) Sybase
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