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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 66 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 709 759 884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.03% 3.26% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.84% 4.13% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 523 623
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 13
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.35 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.19% -12.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +6.17%
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
18451 18365 18344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.75% 78.93% 78.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13136 13008 12664
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 228 281
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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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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 -4 163 £450 +5.88% 53
Brentford +2 9 £388 +7.63%
Uxbridge +1 6 £328 -22.02%
Docklands, London -6 6 £410 -8.88%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 3 - -
Twickenham -1 3 £475 -
Canary Wharf -12 3 £500 +2.56%
Croydon -16 2 £394 +31.16% 1
Hackney - 1 £350 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 484 (37.09%) Finance
2 344 (26.36%) Banking
3 292 (22.38%) SQL
4 279 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
5 189 (14.48%) QA
6 183 (14.02%) Test Scripting
7 175 (13.41%) System Integration Testing
8 164 (12.57%) Business Analysis
9 158 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
10 155 (11.88%) Oracle
11 151 (11.57%) Project Management
12 147 (11.26%) Microsoft
13 140 (10.73%) Migration
14 132 (10.11%) Investment Banking
15 131 (10.04%) Java
16 127 (9.73%) SDLC
17 121 (9.27%) MS Excel
18 111 (8.51%) Integration Testing
19 110 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
20 105 (8.05%) Retail
20 105 (8.05%) System Testing
21 104 (7.97%) SAP
22 99 (7.59%) Test Strategy
23 92 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
24 84 (6.44%) MS Office
25 83 (6.36%) Regression Testing
25 83 (6.36%) Use Case
26 82 (6.28%) Degree
26 82 (6.28%) HP Quality Center
26 82 (6.28%) Scrum

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 57 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.46%) CMS
3 13 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 13 (1.00%) JBoss
4 10 (0.77%) IIS
4 10 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 8 (0.61%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.54%) Apache
6 7 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.46%) SAS
7 6 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.38%) Documentum
8 5 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.38%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.31%) Drupal
9 4 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.31%) FileNet
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 121 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 84 (6.44%) MS Office
3 62 (4.75%) MS Visio
4 45 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (2.15%) MS Project
6 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.077%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 26 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
2 24 (1.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
4 16 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (1.07%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (0.84%) thinkFolio
7 9 (0.69%) Summit
8 8 (0.61%) Agresso
8 8 (0.61%) SAP FI
8 8 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
9 7 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.54%) SAP SD
9 7 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
9 7 (0.54%) Endur
9 7 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (0.54%) SAP CO
10 6 (0.46%) LatentZero
10 6 (0.46%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.00%) SaaS
2 6 (0.46%) IBM Blueworks
3 4 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.23%) Force.com
5 2 (0.15%) Taleo
5 2 (0.15%) Heroku
6 1 (0.077%) Office 365
6 1 (0.077%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.077%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.077%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.61%) Internet
2 9 (0.69%) Intranet
3 8 (0.61%) Diameter Protocol
3 8 (0.61%) PSTN
4 7 (0.54%) ATM
4 7 (0.54%) 4G
4 7 (0.54%) 3G
4 7 (0.54%) SS7
5 6 (0.46%) Extranet
5 6 (0.46%) LDAP
5 6 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.38%) DNS
7 4 (0.31%) GSM
7 4 (0.31%) INAP
7 4 (0.31%) TCAP
7 4 (0.31%) ISUP
7 4 (0.31%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.31%) 2G
8 3 (0.23%) Firewall
8 3 (0.23%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (6.05%) SQL Server
2 76 (5.82%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 24 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (1.76%) Oracle Database
7 19 (1.46%) Data Mining
8 18 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (0.92%) MS Access
10 12 (0.92%) DataStage
11 11 (0.84%) QlikView
11 11 (0.84%) Data Mart
12 9 (0.69%) MySQL
13 8 (0.61%) PowerCenter
14 7 (0.54%) EDRMS
14 7 (0.54%) DTS
14 7 (0.54%) Big Data
15 6 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 69 (5.29%) JIRA
2 45 (3.45%) Selenium
3 39 (2.99%) Cucumber
4 34 (2.61%) HP UFT
5 29 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.15%) Visual Studio
7 13 (1.00%) SoapUI
8 12 (0.92%) WebDriver
9 11 (0.84%) TeamCity
9 11 (0.84%) SpecFlow
10 10 (0.77%) FitNesse
11 9 (0.69%) Jenkins
11 9 (0.69%) Geb
12 5 (0.38%) Rational Functional Tester
12 5 (0.38%) Subversion
12 5 (0.38%) JUnit
12 5 (0.38%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.38%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.38%) RequisitePro
12 5 (0.38%) Rational Robot
General
1 484 (37.09%) Finance
2 344 (26.36%) Banking
3 132 (10.11%) Investment Banking
4 105 (8.05%) Retail
5 70 (5.36%) Front Office
6 43 (3.30%) Retail Banking
7 40 (3.07%) Back Office
8 33 (2.53%) Marketing
9 32 (2.45%) Legal
10 26 (1.99%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.92%) Telecoms
12 20 (1.53%) Advertising
13 17 (1.30%) French Language
14 13 (1.00%) General Ledger
15 10 (0.77%) Wholesale Banking
15 10 (0.77%) Games
16 9 (0.69%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
17 8 (0.61%) Publishing
18 7 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 570 (43.68%) Analyst
2 345 (26.44%) Business Analyst
3 172 (13.18%) Developer
4 148 (11.34%) Test Analyst
5 138 (10.57%) Test Manager
6 94 (7.20%) Project Manager
7 72 (5.52%) Tester
8 68 (5.21%) Consultant
9 61 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
10 46 (3.52%) Test Leader
11 31 (2.38%) Java Developer
12 29 (2.22%) UAT Analyst
13 28 (2.15%) Architect
14 27 (2.07%) Systems Analyst
15 26 (1.99%) Banking Business Analyst
16 25 (1.92%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 24 (1.84%) Senior Test Analyst
18 22 (1.69%) Senior Business Analyst
19 21 (1.61%) Data Analyst
20 20 (1.53%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (5.82%) .NET
2 68 (5.21%) XML
3 59 (4.52%) Web Services
4 45 (3.45%) HTML
5 37 (2.84%) Middleware
6 36 (2.76%) CSS
7 19 (1.46%) SOAP
7 19 (1.46%) HTML5
8 17 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
8 17 (1.30%) Ajax
8 17 (1.30%) ASP.NET
8 17 (1.30%) JMS
9 14 (1.07%) STL
9 14 (1.07%) Apache Flex
9 14 (1.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 12 (0.92%) REST
10 12 (0.92%) jQuery
10 12 (0.92%) Java EE
11 11 (0.84%) Gherkin
12 9 (0.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 158 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (5.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 52 (3.98%) Fixed Income
4 49 (3.75%) Derivative
4 49 (3.75%) SWIFT
5 46 (3.52%) Management Information System
6 34 (2.61%) Equities
7 24 (1.84%) User Experience
8 20 (1.53%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 15 (1.15%) Visualisation
10 15 (1.15%) Market Risk
10 15 (1.15%) Reference Data
11 14 (1.07%) FMCG
11 14 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.00%) Data Integration
12 13 (1.00%) Credit Risk
13 12 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
14 11 (0.84%) Data Extraction
14 11 (0.84%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 63 (4.83%) Windows
2 43 (3.30%) Linux
3 39 (2.99%) UNIX
4 18 (1.38%) Solaris
5 12 (0.92%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.69%) Android
6 9 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.23%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.15%) webOS
12 1 (0.077%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.077%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.077%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.077%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (14.02%) Test Scripting
3 175 (13.41%) System Integration Testing
4 164 (12.57%) Business Analysis
5 151 (11.57%) Project Management
6 140 (10.73%) Migration
7 127 (9.73%) SDLC
8 111 (8.51%) Integration Testing
9 110 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 105 (8.05%) System Testing
11 99 (7.59%) Test Strategy
12 92 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
13 83 (6.36%) Regression Testing
13 83 (6.36%) Use Case
14 82 (6.28%) Scrum
15 80 (6.13%) CRM
16 78 (5.98%) ERP
17 74 (5.67%) Software Testing
17 74 (5.67%) Test Management
18 72 (5.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 292 (22.38%) SQL
2 131 (10.04%) Java
3 61 (4.67%) C#
4 47 (3.60%) JavaScript
5 35 (2.68%) C++
6 32 (2.45%) Python
7 29 (2.22%) VBA
8 28 (2.15%) PL/SQL
9 24 (1.84%) PHP
10 23 (1.76%) T-SQL
11 17 (1.30%) C
12 15 (1.15%) Ruby
13 14 (1.07%) PowerShell
14 12 (0.92%) VB
15 9 (0.69%) Perl
16 7 (0.54%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.38%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.38%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.31%) ABAP
18 4 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 82 (6.28%) Degree
2 81 (6.21%) ISEB
3 48 (3.68%) ISTQB
4 29 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 22 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 20 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.69%) ACCA
7 9 (0.69%) CIMA
7 9 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
8 8 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.54%) PMP
9 7 (0.54%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.31%) CCNA
10 4 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.15%) APMG
12 2 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (14.48%) QA
2 13 (1.00%) SLA
3 12 (0.92%) Solvency II
4 9 (0.69%) EMIR
5 8 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.54%) Basel III
7 6 (0.46%) FATCA
8 5 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.31%) COREP
9 4 (0.31%) FINREP
9 4 (0.31%) GAAP
10 3 (0.23%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.077%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.077%) MiFID
12 1 (0.077%) GxP
12 1 (0.077%) CDISC
System Software
1 10 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.15%) XenApp
4 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.077%) NFS
5 1 (0.077%) Firmware
5 1 (0.077%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 82 (6.28%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.00%) Puppet
3 11 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.84%) Control-M
4 7 (0.54%) SCCM
5 5 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.23%) Nagios
6 3 (0.23%) SCOM
6 3 (0.23%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.15%) DameWare
8 1 (0.077%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.077%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.077%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.077%) Graphite
Vendors
1 155 (11.88%) Oracle
2 147 (11.26%) Microsoft
3 104 (7.97%) SAP
4 49 (3.75%) HP
5 33 (2.53%) IBM
6 21 (1.61%) Cognos
6 21 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (1.23%) Informatica
8 15 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
9 14 (1.07%) Business Objects
9 14 (1.07%) Bloomberg
10 13 (1.00%) Sybase
10 13 (1.00%) Guidewire
11 11 (0.84%) Murex
12 9 (0.69%) Adobe
12 9 (0.69%) Tableau
13 8 (0.61%) Citrix
13 8 (0.61%) webMethods
14 7 (0.54%) TIBCO
14 7 (0.54%) Charles River
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