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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 110 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 539 670 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.34% 2.88% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 3.49% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 452 515
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.75 £94.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% -79.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.02%
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
19812 19174 19551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.83% 82.41% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14189 13664 13584
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 216 229
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.19 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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
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 30 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 30 August 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 -8 104 £475 +11.76% 22
Canary Wharf 0 9 £375 -26.82%
Croydon -4 7 £370 -15.42%
Docklands, London +12 4 £650 +15.55%
Bromley +3 4 £450 +11.11%
Uxbridge -2 2 £330 -
Osterley - 2 £155 -
Feltham -8 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 449 (39.98%) Finance
2 247 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (21.73%) Banking
4 221 (19.68%) SQL
5 171 (15.23%) Project Management
6 166 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 160 (14.25%) Migration
8 145 (12.91%) Microsoft
8 145 (12.91%) Business Analysis
9 139 (12.38%) Test Scripting
10 129 (11.49%) MS Excel
11 126 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
12 119 (10.60%) System Integration Testing
12 119 (10.60%) Integration Testing
13 115 (10.24%) Retail
14 102 (9.08%) Oracle
15 100 (8.90%) CRM
16 99 (8.82%) QA
17 98 (8.73%) Test Strategy
18 87 (7.75%) Windows
19 86 (7.66%) Investment Banking
20 85 (7.57%) Change Management
21 80 (7.12%) SDLC
22 79 (7.03%) MS Office
23 78 (6.95%) Regression Testing
24 75 (6.68%) HP Quality Center
25 73 (6.50%) ISEB
25 73 (6.50%) Defect Management
26 72 (6.41%) Functional Testing
26 72 (6.41%) JIRA

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 28 (2.49%) WebSphere
2 27 (2.40%) Confluence
3 21 (1.87%) SAS
4 20 (1.78%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.42%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.16%) IIS
7 11 (0.98%) CMS
8 9 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.80%) Jetty
9 8 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (0.62%) Apache
11 5 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.45%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.36%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.36%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.27%) JBoss
13 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.27%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 129 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 79 (7.03%) MS Office
3 45 (4.01%) MS Visio
4 43 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.96%) MS Project
6 6 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.18%) Mingle
8 2 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 36 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.71%) Hyperion Planning
3 8 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
4 7 (0.62%) HFM
4 7 (0.62%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.53%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 6 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.53%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.36%) Beauchamp
7 4 (0.36%) Front Arena
7 4 (0.36%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.36%) Radian6
7 4 (0.36%) SimCorp Dimension
8 3 (0.27%) RMDS
8 3 (0.27%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.27%) Social Studio
8 3 (0.27%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.98%) SaaS
3 10 (0.89%) Office 365
4 9 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.71%) Google Apps
6 6 (0.53%) IaaS
6 6 (0.53%) PaaS
7 4 (0.36%) GitHub
7 4 (0.36%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.18%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.089%) AdWords
9 1 (0.089%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.089%) Force.com
9 1 (0.089%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.089%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.42%) Internet
2 15 (1.34%) Firewall
3 13 (1.16%) DNS
3 13 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.07%) Intranet
5 10 (0.89%) LDAP
6 9 (0.80%) SSL
6 9 (0.80%) WebEx
7 7 (0.62%) HTTP
8 6 (0.53%) CTI
8 6 (0.53%) SMTP
9 5 (0.45%) DVB
10 4 (0.36%) FTP
10 4 (0.36%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.36%) SAN
10 4 (0.36%) VPN
11 3 (0.27%) NAS
11 3 (0.27%) Network Security
11 3 (0.27%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (2.14%) Oracle Database
4 22 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 17 (1.51%) Big Data
5 17 (1.51%) MS Access
6 13 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (0.89%) MySQL
8 10 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.80%) Essbase
10 8 (0.71%) Data Mart
10 8 (0.71%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.53%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.45%) GIS
13 5 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 72 (6.41%) JIRA
2 41 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (2.32%) Selenium
4 25 (2.23%) Git (software)
5 19 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 17 (1.51%) Jenkins
6 17 (1.51%) Subversion
6 17 (1.51%) WebDriver
7 13 (1.16%) LoadRunner
8 12 (1.07%) JMeter
8 12 (1.07%) Maven
9 11 (0.98%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.80%) Jasmine
10 9 (0.80%) Mocha
11 8 (0.71%) Grunt
11 8 (0.71%) gulp
11 8 (0.71%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.62%) JUnit
12 7 (0.62%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.53%) Bitbucket
General
1 449 (39.98%) Finance
2 244 (21.73%) Banking
3 115 (10.24%) Retail
4 86 (7.66%) Investment Banking
5 45 (4.01%) Front Office
6 42 (3.74%) Back Office
7 40 (3.56%) Legal
8 32 (2.85%) Marketing
9 25 (2.23%) Retail Banking
10 17 (1.51%) Financial Institution
11 14 (1.25%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.89%) Law
12 10 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.80%) Games
14 8 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
14 8 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.71%) Publishing
15 6 (0.53%) Advertising
16 5 (0.45%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 481 (42.83%) Analyst
2 269 (23.95%) Business Analyst
3 149 (13.27%) Test Analyst
4 106 (9.44%) Test Manager
5 83 (7.39%) Developer
6 70 (6.23%) Project Manager
6 70 (6.23%) Test Leader
7 58 (5.16%) Banking Analyst
8 55 (4.90%) UAT Analyst
9 50 (4.45%) Consultant
10 49 (4.36%) Tester
11 44 (3.92%) UAT Lead
12 43 (3.83%) UAT Manager
13 41 (3.65%) Financial Analyst
14 39 (3.47%) UAT Test Analyst
15 35 (3.12%) UAT Test Lead
16 34 (3.03%) UAT Test Manager
17 32 (2.85%) Senior Analyst
18 29 (2.58%) Finance Business Analyst
19 25 (2.23%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (4.54%) .NET
2 45 (4.01%) XML
3 28 (2.49%) Web Services
4 27 (2.40%) HTML
5 16 (1.42%) SOAP
6 13 (1.16%) CSS
7 12 (1.07%) CSS3
7 12 (1.07%) REST
8 11 (0.98%) ASP.NET
9 10 (0.89%) Sass
10 9 (0.80%) ELK Stack
10 9 (0.80%) WPF
11 8 (0.71%) .NET Framework
11 8 (0.71%) Behat
11 8 (0.71%) HTML5
11 8 (0.71%) J2EE
11 8 (0.71%) Middleware
11 8 (0.71%) Twig
11 8 (0.71%) WCF
12 7 (0.62%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 126 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (4.72%) Derivative
3 49 (4.36%) Management Information System
4 45 (4.01%) Fixed Income
5 40 (3.56%) Equities
6 36 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 30 (2.67%) User Experience
8 29 (2.58%) Credit Risk
9 16 (1.42%) Market Risk
10 15 (1.34%) Computer Science
11 11 (0.98%) Copywriting
11 11 (0.98%) Data Integration
11 11 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (0.98%) STB
12 10 (0.89%) Credit Derivative
12 10 (0.89%) Data Centre
12 10 (0.89%) e-Learning
12 10 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
12 10 (0.89%) Learning Management System
12 10 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 87 (7.75%) Windows
2 59 (5.25%) Unix
3 49 (4.36%) Linux
4 19 (1.69%) Windows Server
5 10 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.62%) AIX
6 7 (0.62%) Android
6 7 (0.62%) CentOS
6 7 (0.62%) Solaris
7 6 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.53%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.53%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X Server
8 5 (0.45%) zOS
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.089%) VMS
10 1 (0.089%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.089%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (15.23%) Project Management
3 166 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 160 (14.25%) Migration
5 145 (12.91%) Business Analysis
6 139 (12.38%) Test Scripting
7 119 (10.60%) Integration Testing
7 119 (10.60%) System Integration Testing
8 100 (8.90%) CRM
9 98 (8.73%) Test Strategy
10 85 (7.57%) Change Management
11 80 (7.12%) SDLC
12 78 (6.95%) Regression Testing
13 73 (6.50%) Defect Management
14 72 (6.41%) Functional Testing
15 68 (6.06%) Test Management
16 64 (5.70%) Waterfall
17 63 (5.61%) ITIL
17 63 (5.61%) System Testing
17 63 (5.61%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 221 (19.68%) SQL
2 61 (5.43%) Java
3 43 (3.83%) C#
4 34 (3.03%) Python
5 33 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 31 (2.76%) VBA
7 24 (2.14%) Bash Shell
8 19 (1.69%) C
8 19 (1.69%) PL/SQL
9 18 (1.60%) VBScript
10 17 (1.51%) Perl
11 16 (1.42%) T-SQL
12 15 (1.34%) C++
12 15 (1.34%) VB
13 14 (1.25%) PHP
13 14 (1.25%) PowerShell
14 11 (0.98%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.80%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.53%) COBOL
16 6 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 73 (6.50%) ISEB
2 65 (5.79%) Degree
3 44 (3.92%) ISTQB
4 41 (3.65%) Security Cleared
5 32 (2.85%) SC Cleared
6 26 (2.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 20 (1.78%) PMP
8 11 (0.98%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.80%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.53%) ACCA
10 6 (0.53%) CIMA
11 5 (0.45%) APMP
11 5 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.18%) CISSP
14 2 (0.18%) MCSA
14 2 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (8.82%) QA
2 28 (2.49%) MiFID
3 17 (1.51%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (1.07%) EMIR
6 9 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (0.80%) SLA
6 9 (0.80%) WAI
7 8 (0.71%) Basel III
7 8 (0.71%) SEPA
8 7 (0.62%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.53%) GxP
10 3 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.27%) FATCA
11 2 (0.18%) Basel II
11 2 (0.18%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.18%) GMP
11 2 (0.18%) HL7
11 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.18%) SDET
System Software
1 24 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.25%) Docker
3 13 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.45%) Sendmail
5 5 (0.45%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.45%) XenApp
6 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.36%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.089%) Corosync
8 1 (0.089%) Snort
8 1 (0.089%) Squid
8 1 (0.089%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.089%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.089%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 75 (6.68%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.25%) Control-M
3 12 (1.07%) SCCM
4 10 (0.89%) logstash
5 9 (0.80%) Kibana
5 9 (0.80%) Puppet
6 6 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (0.45%) Ansible
7 5 (0.45%) Casper Suite
7 5 (0.45%) Nagios
8 3 (0.27%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.27%) WMI
9 2 (0.18%) Graphite
9 2 (0.18%) Pingdom
10 1 (0.089%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 145 (12.91%) Microsoft
2 102 (9.08%) Oracle
3 70 (6.23%) SAP
4 32 (2.85%) HP
4 32 (2.85%) IBM
4 32 (2.85%) ServiceNow
5 22 (1.96%) Murex
6 21 (1.87%) Citrix
6 21 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.51%) Sybase
8 16 (1.42%) Cognos
8 16 (1.42%) Google
9 14 (1.25%) VMware
10 13 (1.16%) Hyperion
11 12 (1.07%) Informatica
12 10 (0.89%) Red Hat
12 10 (0.89%) Splunk
13 9 (0.80%) Adobe
13 9 (0.80%) Siebel
14 8 (0.71%) Cisco
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East London
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North West London
Intelletec
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Ilford, Essex
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South West London
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South East London
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Central London / West End
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