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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 105 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 490 698 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.29% 3.08% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 3.69% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 465 568
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £23.00 £24.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.22 £30.91 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-21.65% +128.96%
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
18130 18917 19369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.86% 83.57% 80.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13033 13514 14273
Median daily rate £476 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 231 254
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -33 93 £463 +8.82% 15
Canary Wharf +5 8 £425 +36.00%
Croydon -20 5 £380 +4.82% 1
Uxbridge - 3 £350 -
Brentford +11 1 - -
Hammersmith +8 1 £425 +19.71% 1
Greenwich +2 1 £420 -8.60%
Docklands, London -5 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 408 (39.88%) Finance
2 252 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (19.26%) Banking
4 183 (17.89%) SQL
5 154 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 153 (14.96%) Test Scripting
7 148 (14.47%) Business Analysis
8 140 (13.69%) Migration
9 127 (12.41%) Project Management
10 119 (11.63%) QA
11 112 (10.95%) System Integration Testing
12 109 (10.65%) Oracle
13 107 (10.46%) Microsoft
14 105 (10.26%) Regression Testing
15 103 (10.07%) JIRA
16 102 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
17 99 (9.68%) MS Excel
18 88 (8.60%) Retail
18 88 (8.60%) Integration Testing
19 83 (8.11%) Change Management
20 75 (7.33%) Test Strategy
21 74 (7.23%) SAP
22 73 (7.14%) CRM
23 72 (7.04%) SDLC
24 70 (6.84%) Scrum
25 66 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
26 64 (6.26%) Validation
27 63 (6.16%) Defect Management
28 60 (5.87%) Waterfall
29 59 (5.77%) PRINCE2

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 23 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.76%) SAS
3 16 (1.56%) Confluence
3 16 (1.56%) WebSphere
4 7 (0.68%) MQSeries
4 7 (0.68%) Skype for Business
4 7 (0.68%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.39%) CMS
6 4 (0.39%) JBoss
6 4 (0.39%) LiveCycle
7 3 (0.29%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.29%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.29%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.20%) IIS
8 2 (0.20%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 99 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 49 (4.79%) MS Office
3 42 (4.11%) MS Visio
4 38 (3.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.08%) MS Project
6 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.68%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 7 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (0.59%) Cognos TM1
7 6 (0.59%) HFM
7 6 (0.59%) Hyperion Planning
7 6 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
7 6 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.59%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 6 (0.59%) Summit
8 5 (0.49%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.49%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.49%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.66%) Office 365
2 12 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.88%) SaaS
4 7 (0.68%) Veeva
5 6 (0.59%) G Suite
5 6 (0.59%) PaaS
5 6 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.49%) GitHub
6 5 (0.49%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.29%) Force.com
7 3 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.20%) IaaS
8 2 (0.20%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.20%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.098%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.098%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.88%) Firewall
1 9 (0.88%) Internet
2 8 (0.78%) FTP
2 8 (0.78%) HTTP
2 8 (0.78%) Intranet
2 8 (0.78%) WebEx
3 6 (0.59%) CTI
4 5 (0.49%) LDAP
4 5 (0.49%) Skype
5 4 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.29%) SAN
7 2 (0.20%) AMQP
7 2 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.20%) DNS
7 2 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.20%) SMS
7 2 (0.20%) SSL
7 2 (0.20%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.098%) NAS
8 1 (0.098%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (2.64%) Relational Database
4 26 (2.54%) Oracle Database
5 13 (1.27%) Big Data
6 11 (1.08%) MS Access
7 10 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (0.78%) MySQL
9 8 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.68%) Essbase
11 6 (0.59%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.49%) Data Mart
12 5 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.39%) Base SAS
13 4 (0.39%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.39%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.39%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 103 (10.07%) JIRA
2 36 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (3.42%) Selenium
4 21 (2.05%) Jenkins
5 20 (1.96%) Subversion
6 19 (1.86%) HP UFT
7 16 (1.56%) Git (software)
8 15 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
9 14 (1.37%) WebDriver
10 13 (1.27%) Visual Studio
11 12 (1.17%) TeamCity
12 11 (1.08%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.98%) JUnit
13 10 (0.98%) SoapUI
14 7 (0.68%) Maven
15 6 (0.59%) SpecFlow
16 5 (0.49%) JMeter
16 5 (0.49%) LoadRunner
16 5 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
17 4 (0.39%) Eclipse
General
1 408 (39.88%) Finance
2 197 (19.26%) Banking
3 88 (8.60%) Retail
4 58 (5.67%) Investment Banking
5 51 (4.99%) Front Office
6 46 (4.50%) Back Office
7 42 (4.11%) Legal
8 28 (2.74%) Marketing
9 23 (2.25%) Retail Banking
10 22 (2.15%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.76%) Games
12 16 (1.56%) Law
13 11 (1.08%) Telecoms
14 10 (0.98%) Advertising
15 8 (0.78%) Publishing
16 7 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
16 7 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.49%) Billing
18 4 (0.39%) General Ledger
19 3 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 431 (42.13%) Analyst
2 266 (26.00%) Business Analyst
3 124 (12.12%) Test Analyst
4 93 (9.09%) Developer
5 69 (6.74%) Test Manager
6 67 (6.55%) Tester
7 55 (5.38%) Project Manager
8 54 (5.28%) Test Leader
9 53 (5.18%) Consultant
10 44 (4.30%) UAT Analyst
11 40 (3.91%) Financial Analyst
12 32 (3.13%) UAT Lead
13 31 (3.03%) UAT Manager
14 30 (2.93%) Senior Analyst
15 28 (2.74%) UAT Test Analyst
16 27 (2.64%) Banking Analyst
16 27 (2.64%) Finance Business Analyst
17 23 (2.25%) Architect
18 22 (2.15%) UAT Test Manager
19 20 (1.96%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (5.28%) .NET
2 43 (4.20%) XML
3 26 (2.54%) Web Services
4 19 (1.86%) HTML
4 19 (1.86%) Middleware
5 16 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 15 (1.47%) REST
7 13 (1.27%) SOAP
8 12 (1.17%) HTML5
8 12 (1.17%) JSON
9 10 (0.98%) RESTful
10 8 (0.78%) Hibernate
11 7 (0.68%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.68%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.68%) Spring
11 7 (0.68%) XML Messaging
12 6 (0.59%) CSS
13 5 (0.49%) Gherkin
13 5 (0.49%) J2EE
13 5 (0.49%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 102 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.20%) Derivative
3 40 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 37 (3.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 35 (3.42%) Fixed Income
6 30 (2.93%) User Experience
7 29 (2.83%) Equities
8 22 (2.15%) Credit Risk
9 16 (1.56%) Mobile App
10 15 (1.47%) Computer Science
11 14 (1.37%) Market Risk
12 13 (1.27%) Virtual Team
13 12 (1.17%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.08%) EPoS
15 10 (0.98%) Data Integration
15 10 (0.98%) OTC Derivatives
15 10 (0.98%) Reinsurance
16 9 (0.88%) Data Extraction
16 9 (0.88%) Fintech
16 9 (0.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 50 (4.89%) Unix
2 48 (4.69%) Windows
3 47 (4.59%) Linux
4 11 (1.08%) Android
5 10 (0.98%) Solaris
6 8 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.59%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.49%) CentOS
9 5 (0.49%) zOS
10 4 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.39%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X Server
12 2 (0.20%) AIX
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.098%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.098%) SUSE
13 1 (0.098%) VMS
13 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 153 (14.96%) Test Scripting
4 148 (14.47%) Business Analysis
5 140 (13.69%) Migration
6 127 (12.41%) Project Management
7 112 (10.95%) System Integration Testing
8 105 (10.26%) Regression Testing
9 88 (8.60%) Integration Testing
10 83 (8.11%) Change Management
11 75 (7.33%) Test Strategy
12 73 (7.14%) CRM
13 72 (7.04%) SDLC
14 70 (6.84%) Scrum
15 64 (6.26%) Validation
16 63 (6.16%) Defect Management
17 60 (5.87%) Waterfall
18 59 (5.77%) Functional Testing
18 59 (5.77%) PRINCE2
19 55 (5.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 183 (17.89%) SQL
2 53 (5.18%) Java
3 37 (3.62%) C#
4 27 (2.64%) JavaScript
5 22 (2.15%) VBA
6 21 (2.05%) PL/SQL
7 19 (1.86%) C++
8 17 (1.66%) C
9 15 (1.47%) VBScript
10 14 (1.37%) Perl
10 14 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 11 (1.08%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 9 (0.88%) Python
12 9 (0.88%) Ruby
13 8 (0.78%) VB
14 6 (0.59%) COBOL
14 6 (0.59%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.59%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (5.67%) Degree
2 49 (4.79%) ISEB
3 30 (2.93%) ISTQB
4 29 (2.83%) Security Cleared
5 22 (2.15%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (1.08%) PMP
7 11 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (0.88%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.68%) ACCA
9 7 (0.68%) CIMA
9 7 (0.68%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.29%) CISM
12 3 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.29%) MBA
13 2 (0.20%) CISA
13 2 (0.20%) CISSP
13 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (11.63%) QA
2 23 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 19 (1.86%) MiFID
4 17 (1.66%) SLA
5 11 (1.08%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.78%) EMIR
6 8 (0.78%) Solvency II
7 7 (0.68%) GxP
8 6 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.49%) Basel III
9 5 (0.49%) SEPA
10 4 (0.39%) GMP
11 3 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.29%) TARGET2
12 2 (0.20%) FINREP
12 2 (0.20%) WCAG
13 1 (0.098%) COBIT
13 1 (0.098%) HL7
13 1 (0.098%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.098%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.49%) Docker
4 4 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.29%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.098%) Corosync
7 1 (0.098%) Firmware
7 1 (0.098%) Squid
7 1 (0.098%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.098%) XenApp
7 1 (0.098%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 66 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.78%) SCCM
3 7 (0.68%) Control-M
4 6 (0.59%) Puppet
5 5 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.39%) Ansible
7 3 (0.29%) Casper Suite
7 3 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.20%) Nagios
8 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.20%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.098%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.098%) CloudHub
9 1 (0.098%) logstash
9 1 (0.098%) Oozie
9 1 (0.098%) Pacemaker
9 1 (0.098%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 109 (10.65%) Oracle
2 107 (10.46%) Microsoft
3 74 (7.23%) SAP
4 30 (2.93%) HP
5 29 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (2.05%) Cognos
7 20 (1.96%) ServiceNow
8 17 (1.66%) Informatica
9 16 (1.56%) IBM
10 13 (1.27%) Citrix
11 12 (1.17%) Hyperion
11 12 (1.17%) Murex
11 12 (1.17%) Workday
12 11 (1.08%) Google
13 10 (0.98%) Adobe
13 10 (0.98%) SmartStream
13 10 (0.98%) Sybase
13 10 (0.98%) VMware
14 9 (0.88%) Charles River
15 8 (0.78%) Red Hat
London
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
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Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Washington Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent salary or rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day TBC
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Northern Trust Careers
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Gibbs S3
Rate: £0 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Croydon, Surrey
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