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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 58 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 799 881 903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.40% 3.63% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 4.75% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 602 613
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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 £337 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Average hourly rate £88.75 £27.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+228.70% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £21.90 £40.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.75 £40.90 £64.25
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
18062 18544 19522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.87% 76.39% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12621 12882 12946
Average daily rate £442 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
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 220 256 380
Average hourly rate £20.18 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.50 £47.50
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 29 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 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
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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 -10 193 £431 -3.08% 41
Docklands, London +8 9 £675 +42.10% 1
Brentford 0 7 £355 -18.85%
Canary Wharf +16 6 £425 -
Croydon +6 5 £300 -32.88%
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £215 - 3
Uxbridge - 4 £420 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Upminster - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 2
Hammersmith - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Greenford - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 515 (33.18%) Finance
2 353 (22.74%) Banking
3 307 (19.78%) SQL
4 290 (18.69%) Test Scripting
5 224 (14.43%) QA
6 202 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
7 187 (12.05%) Business Analysis
8 179 (11.53%) Investment Banking
9 175 (11.28%) Project Management
10 160 (10.31%) Migration
11 151 (9.73%) Microsoft
12 146 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 139 (8.96%) Oracle
13 139 (8.96%) SQL Server
14 138 (8.89%) ISEB
15 136 (8.76%) HP Quality Center
16 135 (8.70%) Integration Testing
17 129 (8.31%) SAP
17 129 (8.31%) Test Strategy
18 121 (7.80%) Scrum
19 120 (7.73%) Degree
20 117 (7.54%) Windows
21 113 (7.28%) HTML
22 106 (6.83%) Test Management
23 101 (6.51%) .NET
24 100 (6.44%) System Testing
25 98 (6.31%) C#
25 98 (6.31%) MS Excel
25 98 (6.31%) E-Commerce
26 91 (5.86%) CRM

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 56 (3.61%) CMS
2 42 (2.71%) SharePoint
3 32 (2.06%) IIS
4 28 (1.80%) Umbraco
5 17 (1.10%) SAS
5 17 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
6 13 (0.84%) IBM Notes
6 13 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 13 (0.84%) Node.js
7 9 (0.58%) Apache
8 8 (0.52%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (0.52%) WordPress
9 6 (0.39%) Documentum
10 5 (0.32%) TIBCO EMS
10 5 (0.32%) FileNet
10 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (0.26%) Drupal
12 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 98 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 55 (3.54%) MS Office
3 34 (2.19%) MS Project
4 32 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.45%) 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
9 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.064%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.064%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.064%) Stata
10 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 24 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.03%) Google Analytics
2 16 (1.03%) Agresso
3 14 (0.90%) SAP HR
3 14 (0.90%) WebTrends
4 13 (0.84%) SAP FI
4 13 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.71%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
5 11 (0.71%) SAP CO
6 10 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.58%) ION MarketView
7 9 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.45%) SAP APO
8 7 (0.45%) SAP Business One
8 7 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.39%) SAP HCM
9 6 (0.39%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.58%) SaaS
2 6 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.32%) Force.com
3 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.26%) Taleo
5 3 (0.19%) Office 365
5 3 (0.19%) GitHub
6 1 (0.064%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.064%) IaaS
6 1 (0.064%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.064%) PaaS
6 1 (0.064%) 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 (0.064%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.064%) AMQP
9 1 (0.064%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.064%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.064%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 82 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (3.35%) Relational Database
4 51 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (2.90%) MySQL
6 43 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (1.22%) QlikView
8 19 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 18 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (0.97%) Base SAS
11 14 (0.90%) Data Mart
12 13 (0.84%) MS Access
12 13 (0.84%) PowerCenter
12 13 (0.84%) RavenDB
13 12 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (0.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 10 (0.64%) DB2
16 9 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 66 (4.25%) JIRA
2 45 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (2.45%) Selenium
4 35 (2.26%) Visual Studio
5 33 (2.13%) TeamCity
5 33 (2.13%) Git (software)
6 26 (1.68%) Mercurial
6 26 (1.68%) QuickTest Pro
7 24 (1.55%) Subversion
8 20 (1.29%) WebDriver
8 20 (1.29%) Cucumber
9 15 (0.97%) Maven
9 15 (0.97%) JUnit
10 14 (0.90%) Ant
10 14 (0.90%) Kiln
11 13 (0.84%) Eclipse
12 11 (0.71%) Jenkins
12 11 (0.71%) SpecFlow
13 10 (0.64%) SoapUI
13 10 (0.64%) MSI
General
1 515 (33.18%) Finance
2 353 (22.74%) Banking
3 179 (11.53%) Investment Banking
4 82 (5.28%) Retail
5 75 (4.83%) Front Office
6 73 (4.70%) Back Office
7 52 (3.35%) Legal
8 42 (2.71%) Financial Institution
9 41 (2.64%) Marketing
10 31 (2.00%) Retail Banking
11 28 (1.80%) Telecoms
12 26 (1.68%) Games
13 16 (1.03%) Publishing
14 14 (0.90%) Advertising
15 13 (0.84%) Billing
16 11 (0.71%) Danish Language
17 9 (0.58%) Manufacturing
18 8 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
19 7 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
20 5 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 681 (43.88%) Analyst
2 381 (24.55%) Business Analyst
3 172 (11.08%) Test Analyst
4 171 (11.02%) Developer
5 148 (9.54%) Test Manager
6 106 (6.83%) Tester
7 98 (6.31%) Project Manager
7 98 (6.31%) Consultant
8 65 (4.19%) Test Leader
9 44 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
10 41 (2.64%) Systems Analyst
11 37 (2.38%) UAT Analyst
12 36 (2.32%) Operations Analyst
13 34 (2.19%) Technical Analyst
14 33 (2.13%) .NET Developer
15 31 (2.00%) SAP Consultant
15 31 (2.00%) Technical Business Analyst
15 31 (2.00%) Banking Business Analyst
16 30 (1.93%) Data Analyst
17 29 (1.87%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (7.28%) HTML
2 101 (6.51%) .NET
3 74 (4.77%) CSS
4 71 (4.57%) Web Services
5 50 (3.22%) XML
6 42 (2.71%) jQuery
7 34 (2.19%) HTML5
8 31 (2.00%) ASP.NET
9 26 (1.68%) Middleware
10 24 (1.55%) JSON
11 23 (1.48%) .NET Framework
12 22 (1.42%) REST
13 20 (1.29%) SOAP
14 16 (1.03%) AngularJS
15 15 (0.97%) CSS3
16 14 (0.90%) LESS
17 13 (0.84%) WF
18 12 (0.77%) Application Packaging
18 12 (0.77%) XSLT
18 12 (0.77%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (5.28%) Derivative
2 52 (3.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 49 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 48 (3.09%) Credit Risk
5 46 (2.96%) Fixed Income
6 38 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 29 (1.87%) Equities
8 24 (1.55%) SWIFT
9 23 (1.48%) Market Risk
10 22 (1.42%) Data Integration
11 21 (1.35%) Reference Data
11 21 (1.35%) Data Conversion
12 17 (1.10%) Social Media
13 16 (1.03%) Computer Science
14 15 (0.97%) Hedge funds
14 15 (0.97%) NHS
15 14 (0.90%) Client/Server
15 14 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
16 13 (0.84%) Blog
17 12 (0.77%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 117 (7.54%) Windows
2 58 (3.74%) UNIX
3 43 (2.77%) Linux
3 43 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 22 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.97%) Android
8 14 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.90%) Windows XP
9 9 (0.58%) Solaris
10 7 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.39%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.26%) VMS
13 2 (0.13%) SUSE
14 1 (0.064%) Debian
14 1 (0.064%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.064%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.064%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.064%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (18.69%) Test Scripting
2 202 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (12.05%) Business Analysis
4 175 (11.28%) Project Management
5 160 (10.31%) Migration
6 146 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 135 (8.70%) Integration Testing
8 129 (8.31%) Test Strategy
9 121 (7.80%) Scrum
10 106 (6.83%) Test Management
11 100 (6.44%) System Testing
12 98 (6.31%) E-Commerce
13 91 (5.86%) CRM
13 91 (5.86%) TDD
14 88 (5.67%) ETL
15 84 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
16 81 (5.22%) Workflow
17 75 (4.83%) PRINCE2
18 73 (4.70%) Analytics
19 71 (4.57%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 307 (19.78%) SQL
2 98 (6.31%) C#
3 81 (5.22%) JavaScript
4 68 (4.38%) Java
5 37 (2.38%) VBA
6 32 (2.06%) PL/SQL
7 27 (1.74%) PHP
8 23 (1.48%) Python
9 20 (1.29%) Perl
10 17 (1.10%) C++
10 17 (1.10%) T-SQL
11 15 (0.97%) C
12 12 (0.77%) 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%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 138 (8.89%) ISEB
2 120 (7.73%) Degree
3 72 (4.64%) ISTQB
4 38 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (1.61%) Security Cleared
6 18 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 15 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (0.90%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
10 10 (0.64%) PMP
11 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.32%) MCSE
11 5 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.32%) IIBA
12 4 (0.26%) MCP
13 3 (0.19%) HND
13 3 (0.19%) ACCA
13 3 (0.19%) CBAP
13 3 (0.19%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.19%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (14.43%) QA
2 23 (1.48%) SLA
3 20 (1.29%) Dodd-Frank
4 17 (1.10%) Basel III
4 17 (1.10%) EMIR
5 10 (0.64%) COREP
6 9 (0.58%) CRD IV
7 8 (0.52%) FINREP
8 5 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.26%) Basel II
10 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.19%) FATCA
10 3 (0.19%) AIFMD
10 3 (0.19%) MiFID
11 2 (0.13%) IAS 39
12 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.064%) COSO
12 1 (0.064%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.064%) Solvency II
System Software
1 31 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.03%) 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 3 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.064%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.064%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.064%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.064%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 136 (8.76%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (1.55%) Nagios
3 17 (1.10%) Control-M
4 15 (0.97%) SCOM
5 12 (0.77%) Puppet
5 12 (0.77%) NetBackup
6 11 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
7 10 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.52%) AppDNA
9 7 (0.45%) Capistrano
9 7 (0.45%) SCCM
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 (0.064%) Foglight
12 1 (0.064%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.064%) Oracle Identity Management
12 1 (0.064%) Dollar Universe
12 1 (0.064%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 151 (9.73%) Microsoft
2 139 (8.96%) Oracle
3 129 (8.31%) SAP
4 72 (4.64%) HP
5 38 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (1.80%) Informatica
7 26 (1.68%) Business Objects
8 24 (1.55%) Cognos
9 23 (1.48%) Siebel
10 20 (1.29%) Citrix
11 17 (1.10%) BMC
11 17 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
11 17 (1.10%) Adobe
11 17 (1.10%) Google
12 16 (1.03%) IBM
13 15 (0.97%) Bloomberg
13 15 (0.97%) Open Text
14 14 (0.90%) Venda
15 13 (0.84%) Altiris
15 13 (0.84%) Lotus
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Rate: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 10 hours ago
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London
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TalentFlow
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London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
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City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
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Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Experis Ltd
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
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Eames Consulting
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