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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 71 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 615 768 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.76% 3.25% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 4.16% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 551 539
Average daily rate
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£450 £420 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £329
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £180.00 £23.20 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+675.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -45.27%
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
17438 18453 16994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.30% 78.06% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12215 13061 11828
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 225 224
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
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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 +6 145 £450 +4.71% 51
Canary Wharf -6 9 £500 -4.76%
Docklands, London -2 8 £575 +27.77% 2
Croydon -2 7 £450 -
Chiswick +3 2 - - 1
Uxbridge 0 2 £296 -27.74%
Brentford -6 2 £538 +86.63% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -4 1 - -
Beckenham - 1 £325 - 1
Feltham - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £375 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 442 (37.62%) Finance
2 302 (25.70%) Banking
3 288 (24.51%) SQL
4 251 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
5 192 (16.34%) QA
6 152 (12.94%) Test Scripting
7 151 (12.85%) Oracle
8 143 (12.17%) Business Analysis
8 143 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
9 141 (12.00%) Project Management
10 130 (11.06%) Microsoft
11 119 (10.13%) Investment Banking
12 116 (9.87%) MS Excel
12 116 (9.87%) Migration
13 113 (9.62%) Java
14 108 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 102 (8.68%) Retail
16 100 (8.51%) Integration Testing
17 97 (8.26%) Test Strategy
18 89 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
19 88 (7.49%) Degree
20 85 (7.23%) SQL Server
21 84 (7.15%) System Testing
22 83 (7.06%) HP Quality Center
23 82 (6.98%) Regression Testing
24 81 (6.89%) SAP
25 80 (6.81%) Data Warehouse
26 77 (6.55%) Windows
27 76 (6.47%) Test Management
28 75 (6.38%) XML

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 50 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.38%) CMS
3 12 (1.02%) JBoss
4 11 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 10 (0.85%) SAS
6 8 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (0.68%) IIS
7 7 (0.60%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.60%) Drupal
8 6 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.51%) MQSeries
9 5 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.34%) Apache
11 3 (0.26%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.26%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 116 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 66 (5.62%) MS Office
3 62 (5.28%) MS Visio
4 46 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (2.04%) MS Project
6 4 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.17%) SPSS
8 1 (0.085%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.085%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 27 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 23 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (1.36%) Oracle Financials
5 14 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
6 12 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
6 12 (1.02%) thinkFolio
6 12 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.85%) Agresso
8 7 (0.60%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.60%) Endur
8 7 (0.60%) LatentZero
8 7 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
8 7 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (0.51%) SAP BPC
9 6 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.51%) SAP CO
9 6 (0.51%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.60%) SaaS
2 6 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.17%) FinancialForce.com
4 2 (0.17%) Force.com
4 2 (0.17%) Heroku
5 1 (0.085%) Office 365
5 1 (0.085%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.96%) Internet
2 11 (0.94%) Firewall
3 6 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.51%) LDAP
4 5 (0.43%) DNS
4 5 (0.43%) Extranet
4 5 (0.43%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.34%) Wireless
5 4 (0.34%) Intranet
6 3 (0.26%) VPN
6 3 (0.26%) ATM
6 3 (0.26%) DHCP
6 3 (0.26%) FTP
6 3 (0.26%) GSM
7 2 (0.17%) Network Security
7 2 (0.17%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.17%) SS7
7 2 (0.17%) TACACS
7 2 (0.17%) SAN
7 2 (0.17%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 80 (6.81%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (2.64%) Relational Database
4 22 (1.87%) Oracle Database
5 18 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (1.28%) Data Mining
6 15 (1.28%) QlikView
7 14 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (1.11%) DataStage
9 12 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (0.77%) MS Access
10 9 (0.77%) MarkLogic
10 9 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.60%) Big Data
11 7 (0.60%) Base SAS
11 7 (0.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 58 (4.94%) JIRA
2 48 (4.09%) Selenium
3 33 (2.81%) QuickTest Pro
4 29 (2.47%) Cucumber
5 24 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (1.96%) WebDriver
7 15 (1.28%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.02%) SoapUI
9 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (0.68%) Geb
9 8 (0.68%) Rational Functional Tester
9 8 (0.68%) Rational Robot
9 8 (0.68%) RequisitePro
10 7 (0.60%) JUnit
10 7 (0.60%) Subversion
11 5 (0.43%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.43%) Rational Rose
11 5 (0.43%) WATIR
12 4 (0.34%) Calabash
12 4 (0.34%) FlexUnit
General
1 442 (37.62%) Finance
2 302 (25.70%) Banking
3 119 (10.13%) Investment Banking
4 102 (8.68%) Retail
5 66 (5.62%) Front Office
6 51 (4.34%) Retail Banking
7 32 (2.72%) Back Office
8 29 (2.47%) Legal
9 25 (2.13%) Financial Institution
10 19 (1.62%) Telecoms
11 17 (1.45%) Publishing
12 16 (1.36%) Marketing
13 15 (1.28%) Games
14 14 (1.19%) General Ledger
15 13 (1.11%) Advertising
16 11 (0.94%) French Language
17 10 (0.85%) Billing
18 8 (0.68%) Wholesale Banking
18 8 (0.68%) Manufacturing
19 6 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 506 (43.06%) Analyst
2 299 (25.45%) Business Analyst
3 163 (13.87%) Developer
4 129 (10.98%) Test Analyst
5 128 (10.89%) Test Manager
6 77 (6.55%) Project Manager
7 70 (5.96%) Tester
8 64 (5.45%) Consultant
9 55 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
10 37 (3.15%) Test Leader
11 33 (2.81%) Systems Analyst
12 30 (2.55%) UAT Analyst
13 25 (2.13%) Java Developer
14 22 (1.87%) Senior Business Analyst
15 21 (1.79%) Senior Test Analyst
16 20 (1.70%) UAT Test Analyst
16 20 (1.70%) Business Manager
16 20 (1.70%) Technical Analyst
17 18 (1.53%) Banking Business Analyst
17 18 (1.53%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (6.38%) XML
2 62 (5.28%) .NET
3 55 (4.68%) Web Services
4 47 (4.00%) HTML
5 40 (3.40%) CSS
6 33 (2.81%) Middleware
7 23 (1.96%) HTML5
7 23 (1.96%) Ajax
8 22 (1.87%) SOAP
9 15 (1.28%) JMS
10 14 (1.19%) Apache Flex
10 14 (1.19%) XSLT
11 12 (1.02%) Java EE
12 11 (0.94%) ASP.NET
12 11 (0.94%) REST
13 10 (0.85%) AngularJS
14 9 (0.77%) J2EE
15 8 (0.68%) .NET Framework
15 8 (0.68%) jQuery
16 7 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 143 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (5.02%) Derivative
3 55 (4.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 50 (4.26%) Fixed Income
5 49 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 49 (4.17%) SWIFT
6 25 (2.13%) Equities
7 23 (1.96%) Computer Science
8 20 (1.70%) Data Integration
9 17 (1.45%) User Experience
10 14 (1.19%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
11 13 (1.11%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.02%) Market Risk
12 12 (1.02%) FMCG
12 12 (1.02%) Visualisation
13 10 (0.85%) Data Structures
13 10 (0.85%) Reference Data
13 10 (0.85%) Video on Demand
14 9 (0.77%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 77 (6.55%) Windows
2 45 (3.83%) UNIX
3 40 (3.40%) Linux
4 19 (1.62%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.45%) Android
6 16 (1.36%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.68%) Solaris
9 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.34%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.34%) webOS
10 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.34%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.085%) VMS
13 1 (0.085%) AIX
13 1 (0.085%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.085%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (12.94%) Test Scripting
3 143 (12.17%) Business Analysis
4 141 (12.00%) Project Management
5 116 (9.87%) Migration
6 108 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 100 (8.51%) Integration Testing
8 97 (8.26%) Test Strategy
9 89 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
10 84 (7.15%) System Testing
11 82 (6.98%) Regression Testing
12 76 (6.47%) Test Management
13 74 (6.30%) CRM
14 71 (6.04%) ETL
15 66 (5.62%) E-Commerce
16 61 (5.19%) Scrum
16 61 (5.19%) Software Testing
17 60 (5.11%) Risk Management
18 59 (5.02%) Use Case
18 59 (5.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 288 (24.51%) SQL
2 113 (9.62%) Java
3 66 (5.62%) C#
4 50 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 35 (2.98%) Python
6 34 (2.89%) PL/SQL
7 29 (2.47%) VBA
8 27 (2.30%) PHP
9 24 (2.04%) Ruby
10 23 (1.96%) T-SQL
11 22 (1.87%) C++
12 18 (1.53%) C
13 13 (1.11%) VB
14 11 (0.94%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.68%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.51%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.51%) ABAP
17 5 (0.43%) Perl
18 4 (0.34%) Apex Code
19 3 (0.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 88 (7.49%) Degree
2 71 (6.04%) ISEB
3 43 (3.66%) ISTQB
4 34 (2.89%) Security Cleared
5 23 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 20 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (1.11%) PMP
7 13 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.77%) ACCA
8 9 (0.77%) CIMA
9 8 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
10 7 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.51%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.34%) APMP
13 4 (0.34%) CCNA
13 4 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (16.34%) QA
2 13 (1.11%) EMIR
3 10 (0.85%) Solvency II
4 9 (0.77%) SLA
4 9 (0.77%) FATCA
5 7 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.51%) COREP
7 4 (0.34%) FINREP
7 4 (0.34%) Basel III
7 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.26%) GAAP
9 2 (0.17%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.085%) GxP
10 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.085%) PMBOK
System Software
1 17 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.43%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.26%) XenApp
7 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.085%) NFS
8 1 (0.085%) Firmware
8 1 (0.085%) vSphere
8 1 (0.085%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 83 (7.06%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.68%) Control-M
3 7 (0.60%) SCCM
4 6 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.26%) Puppet
6 1 (0.085%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.085%) SCOM
6 1 (0.085%) WSUS
6 1 (0.085%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 151 (12.85%) Oracle
2 130 (11.06%) Microsoft
3 81 (6.89%) SAP
4 51 (4.34%) HP
5 39 (3.32%) IBM
6 23 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.45%) Cognos
8 14 (1.19%) Business Objects
9 12 (1.02%) Informatica
9 12 (1.02%) Sybase
10 11 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
10 11 (0.94%) Citrix
10 11 (0.94%) Guidewire
11 9 (0.77%) VMware
12 8 (0.68%) Progress
13 7 (0.60%) Adobe
13 7 (0.60%) OpenLink
13 7 (0.60%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.51%) Tableau
14 6 (0.51%) Bloomberg
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