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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 69 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 643 715 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.90% 3.16% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 4.06% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 510 551
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 £315 £265 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £20.35 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.86% -28.33%
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
17318 17624 17111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 77.89% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12201 12641 11801
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 267
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.88 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -34.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -5 151 £450 +4.71% 43
Brentford +5 9 £388 -1.89% 2
Canary Wharf -8 8 £463 -5.12%
Docklands, London -8 7 £488 - 1
Uxbridge +2 3 £328 -22.02% 1
Croydon -15 3 £437 +45.66% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +1 2 - -
Twickenham - 1 £475 - 1
Beckenham - 1 £325 -
Paddington - 1 £375 -
Chiswick - 1 - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 463 (38.46%) Finance
2 311 (25.83%) Banking
3 279 (23.17%) SQL
4 257 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
5 184 (15.28%) QA
6 168 (13.95%) Test Scripting
7 161 (13.37%) Oracle
8 144 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
9 141 (11.71%) Microsoft
10 138 (11.46%) Business Analysis
11 130 (10.80%) Project Management
12 123 (10.22%) Java
13 121 (10.05%) Migration
14 120 (9.97%) Investment Banking
15 110 (9.14%) MS Excel
15 110 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
16 108 (8.97%) Integration Testing
17 107 (8.89%) Retail
18 97 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
19 86 (7.14%) System Testing
20 85 (7.06%) Test Strategy
21 84 (6.98%) SQL Server
22 83 (6.89%) SAP
22 83 (6.89%) Regression Testing
23 82 (6.81%) Data Warehouse
24 80 (6.64%) Degree
25 78 (6.48%) HP Quality Center
26 76 (6.31%) CRM
27 75 (6.23%) Front Office
28 74 (6.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 52 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.16%) CMS
3 13 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 12 (1.00%) JBoss
5 10 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (0.75%) WebLogic
6 9 (0.75%) IIS
7 8 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.42%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.42%) SAS
11 4 (0.33%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.33%) Drupal
12 3 (0.25%) Kentico
12 3 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 110 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 70 (5.81%) MS Office
3 51 (4.24%) MS Visio
4 46 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.83%) MS Project
6 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.083%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.083%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
6 14 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (1.08%) thinkFolio
8 9 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
9 8 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
9 8 (0.66%) LatentZero
10 7 (0.58%) Endur
10 7 (0.58%) SAP FI
10 7 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
10 7 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
11 6 (0.50%) SAP CO
11 6 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
11 6 (0.50%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.00%) SaaS
2 6 (0.50%) IBM Blueworks
3 4 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.17%) FinancialForce.com
4 2 (0.17%) Heroku
4 2 (0.17%) Force.com
5 1 (0.083%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.083%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.083%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.50%) Internet
2 6 (0.50%) Firewall
2 6 (0.50%) LDAP
2 6 (0.50%) Extranet
3 5 (0.42%) Intranet
3 5 (0.42%) PSTN
3 5 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.33%) Diameter Protocol
4 4 (0.33%) Wireless
4 4 (0.33%) DNS
4 4 (0.33%) GSM
4 4 (0.33%) ATM
4 4 (0.33%) SS7
4 4 (0.33%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.25%) 4G
5 3 (0.25%) 3G
5 3 (0.25%) VPN
6 2 (0.17%) 2G
6 2 (0.17%) DHCP
6 2 (0.17%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 82 (6.81%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (2.49%) Relational Database
5 26 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (1.99%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
8 16 (1.33%) Data Mining
9 15 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (1.16%) QlikView
11 11 (0.91%) DataStage
12 9 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (0.75%) MS Access
13 8 (0.66%) PowerCenter
13 8 (0.66%) Data Mart
13 8 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.50%) Big Data
15 6 (0.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 66 (5.48%) JIRA
2 46 (3.82%) Selenium
3 34 (2.82%) Cucumber
4 31 (2.57%) QuickTest Pro
5 26 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (1.66%) WebDriver
7 13 (1.08%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.83%) SoapUI
9 8 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (0.66%) Geb
9 8 (0.66%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.50%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.42%) FitNesse
11 5 (0.42%) Rational Functional Tester
11 5 (0.42%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.42%) Rational Robot
11 5 (0.42%) RequisitePro
11 5 (0.42%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.42%) JUnit
11 5 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 463 (38.46%) Finance
2 311 (25.83%) Banking
3 120 (9.97%) Investment Banking
4 107 (8.89%) Retail
5 75 (6.23%) Front Office
6 48 (3.99%) Retail Banking
7 39 (3.24%) Back Office
8 33 (2.74%) Legal
9 24 (1.99%) Financial Institution
10 23 (1.91%) Marketing
11 20 (1.66%) Telecoms
12 17 (1.41%) French Language
13 16 (1.33%) Advertising
14 14 (1.16%) Games
15 13 (1.08%) General Ledger
16 10 (0.83%) Publishing
16 10 (0.83%) Manufacturing
17 9 (0.75%) Wholesale Banking
17 9 (0.75%) Billing
18 7 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 530 (44.02%) Analyst
2 311 (25.83%) Business Analyst
3 175 (14.53%) Developer
4 142 (11.79%) Test Analyst
5 116 (9.63%) Test Manager
6 79 (6.56%) Project Manager
7 72 (5.98%) Tester
8 63 (5.23%) Consultant
9 57 (4.73%) Senior Analyst
10 37 (3.07%) Test Leader
11 34 (2.82%) UAT Analyst
12 32 (2.66%) Systems Analyst
13 28 (2.33%) Java Developer
14 24 (1.99%) UAT Test Analyst
15 23 (1.91%) Senior Test Analyst
16 22 (1.83%) Senior Business Analyst
17 21 (1.74%) Architect
18 20 (1.66%) Data Analyst
18 20 (1.66%) Technical Analyst
18 20 (1.66%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (5.65%) .NET
2 65 (5.40%) XML
3 59 (4.90%) Web Services
4 48 (3.99%) HTML
5 42 (3.49%) CSS
6 37 (3.07%) Middleware
7 24 (1.99%) HTML5
8 22 (1.83%) Ajax
9 19 (1.58%) SOAP
10 17 (1.41%) JMS
11 15 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
12 14 (1.16%) Apache Flex
13 12 (1.00%) ASP.NET
13 12 (1.00%) STL
13 12 (1.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 12 (1.00%) Java EE
14 10 (0.83%) J2EE
14 10 (0.83%) REST
14 10 (0.83%) jQuery
15 8 (0.66%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 144 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (6.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 55 (4.57%) Derivative
4 52 (4.32%) Fixed Income
5 50 (4.15%) SWIFT
6 46 (3.82%) Management Information System
7 25 (2.08%) Equities
8 23 (1.91%) User Experience
9 20 (1.66%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.33%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.16%) Reference Data
11 14 (1.16%) Visualisation
11 14 (1.16%) Market Risk
12 13 (1.08%) Data Integration
13 12 (1.00%) FMCG
13 12 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
14 10 (0.83%) Video on Demand
14 10 (0.83%) Credit Risk
15 9 (0.75%) Data Extraction
15 9 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 67 (5.56%) Windows
2 42 (3.49%) Linux
3 38 (3.16%) UNIX
4 14 (1.16%) Solaris
4 14 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.00%) Android
6 10 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.33%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (0.25%) webOS
9 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.083%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.083%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.083%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.083%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (13.95%) Test Scripting
3 138 (11.46%) Business Analysis
4 130 (10.80%) Project Management
5 121 (10.05%) Migration
6 110 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 108 (8.97%) Integration Testing
8 97 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
9 86 (7.14%) System Testing
10 85 (7.06%) Test Strategy
11 83 (6.89%) Regression Testing
12 76 (6.31%) CRM
13 68 (5.65%) Software Testing
14 67 (5.56%) Test Management
14 67 (5.56%) E-Commerce
14 67 (5.56%) ETL
14 67 (5.56%) Scrum
15 64 (5.32%) Use Case
16 63 (5.23%) Unit Testing
16 63 (5.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 279 (23.17%) SQL
2 123 (10.22%) Java
3 63 (5.23%) C#
4 51 (4.24%) JavaScript
5 33 (2.74%) C++
6 30 (2.49%) Python
7 29 (2.41%) PL/SQL
8 25 (2.08%) PHP
8 25 (2.08%) VBA
9 24 (1.99%) T-SQL
10 20 (1.66%) Ruby
11 17 (1.41%) C
12 14 (1.16%) VB
13 10 (0.83%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.58%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.58%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.58%) ABAP
15 4 (0.33%) VB6
16 3 (0.25%) Lua
16 3 (0.25%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 80 (6.64%) Degree
2 71 (5.90%) ISEB
3 41 (3.41%) ISTQB
4 28 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 20 (1.66%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (0.91%) PMP
7 11 (0.91%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.75%) ACCA
8 9 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (0.75%) CIMA
9 8 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.42%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.33%) CCNA
11 4 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.25%) APMP
12 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (15.28%) QA
2 11 (0.91%) Solvency II
2 11 (0.91%) SLA
2 11 (0.91%) EMIR
3 7 (0.58%) FATCA
4 6 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.25%) Basel III
6 3 (0.25%) GAAP
6 3 (0.25%) COREP
6 3 (0.25%) FINREP
7 2 (0.17%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.083%) CDISC
8 1 (0.083%) MiFID
8 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.083%) GxP
8 1 (0.083%) PMBOK
System Software
1 12 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.25%) XenApp
4 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.083%) vSphere
6 1 (0.083%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.083%) Firmware
6 1 (0.083%) NFS
Systems Management
1 78 (6.48%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.58%) SCCM
3 6 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (0.50%) Control-M
3 6 (0.50%) Puppet
4 4 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.083%) SCOM
5 1 (0.083%) WSUS
5 1 (0.083%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.083%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.083%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 161 (13.37%) Oracle
2 141 (11.71%) Microsoft
3 83 (6.89%) SAP
4 43 (3.57%) HP
5 34 (2.82%) IBM
6 25 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (1.58%) Cognos
8 14 (1.16%) Business Objects
8 14 (1.16%) Informatica
9 13 (1.08%) Guidewire
10 12 (1.00%) Sybase
10 12 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
11 11 (0.91%) Bloomberg
12 9 (0.75%) Tableau
13 8 (0.66%) Citrix
14 7 (0.58%) OpenLink
14 7 (0.58%) Adobe
14 7 (0.58%) Progress
14 7 (0.58%) ServiceNow
15 6 (0.50%) Hyperion
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IPS
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HFG
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Vadis People
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £225 - £280 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago