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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 75 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 561 776 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.64% 3.55% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 4.52% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 520 507
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £594 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £45.50 £20.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.50% -13.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £20.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £126.40 £20.00 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.19 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-15.04% -36.75%
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
16730 17174 15442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.79% 78.57% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11866 11744 10840
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 238 253
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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
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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 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 -15 127 £428 -5.00% 40
Canary Wharf +3 8 £525 +5.00%
Docklands, London +3 5 £512 +21.54% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -6 2 - -
Chiswick +3 1 - -
Hounslow -1 1 £310 -10.79%
Harrow - 1 £250 -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Brentford - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 491 (36.70%) Finance
2 349 (26.08%) Banking
3 319 (23.84%) SQL
4 295 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
5 195 (14.57%) QA
6 168 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
7 161 (12.03%) Project Management
8 158 (11.81%) Test Scripting
9 157 (11.73%) Oracle
10 142 (10.61%) Microsoft
11 141 (10.54%) Business Analysis
12 139 (10.39%) Investment Banking
13 132 (9.87%) Test Strategy
14 131 (9.79%) Migration
15 123 (9.19%) MS Excel
16 119 (8.89%) Java
17 115 (8.59%) Integration Testing
18 107 (8.00%) Degree
18 107 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
19 106 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
20 103 (7.70%) Front Office
21 99 (7.40%) SQL Server
22 97 (7.25%) Windows
22 97 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
23 94 (7.03%) System Testing
24 92 (6.88%) CRM
25 90 (6.73%) SAP
26 89 (6.65%) Regression Testing
27 86 (6.43%) Retail
27 86 (6.43%) ETL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 46 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.02%) CMS
3 18 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 15 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 13 (0.97%) SAS
5 13 (0.97%) WebLogic
5 13 (0.97%) IIS
5 13 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (0.75%) JBoss
7 7 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.37%) Drupal
10 4 (0.30%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.30%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.30%) Apache
11 3 (0.22%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 123 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 75 (5.61%) MS Office
3 59 (4.41%) MS Visio
4 32 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (1.49%) MS Project
6 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.15%) SPSS
9 1 (0.075%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.075%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 29 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (1.64%) Agresso
5 17 (1.27%) Summit
6 15 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 14 (1.05%) SAP BPC
7 14 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
8 11 (0.82%) SAP SD
8 11 (0.82%) thinkFolio
8 11 (0.82%) Markit EDM
9 10 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
10 9 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (0.52%) SAP FI
11 7 (0.52%) Endur
11 7 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
11 7 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
11 7 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
12 6 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
12 6 (0.45%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.75%) SaaS
2 3 (0.22%) Force.com
3 2 (0.15%) Taleo
3 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.075%) PaaS
4 1 (0.075%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.64%) Internet
2 14 (1.05%) Firewall
3 8 (0.60%) DNS
3 8 (0.60%) Intranet
4 7 (0.52%) FTP
4 7 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.45%) HTTP
6 5 (0.37%) LDAP
7 4 (0.30%) Wireless
7 4 (0.30%) SMTP
7 4 (0.30%) SSL
7 4 (0.30%) DVB
8 3 (0.22%) Extranet
8 3 (0.22%) CTI
8 3 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.22%) ATM
8 3 (0.22%) Broadband
8 3 (0.22%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.15%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (7.40%) SQL Server
2 57 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (3.36%) Relational Database
4 39 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (1.79%) QlikView
8 18 (1.35%) Oracle Database
9 16 (1.20%) MySQL
9 16 (1.20%) Data Mining
10 12 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (0.90%) MS Access
11 11 (0.82%) DataStage
12 9 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (0.67%) MarkLogic
13 8 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 7 (0.52%) SQLPlus
14 7 (0.52%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 64 (4.78%) JIRA
2 49 (3.66%) Selenium
3 45 (3.36%) QuickTest Pro
4 30 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (1.72%) Cucumber
6 22 (1.64%) WebDriver
7 19 (1.42%) Visual Studio
8 18 (1.35%) SoapUI
9 13 (0.97%) JUnit
10 9 (0.67%) Subversion
10 9 (0.67%) Maven
11 8 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (0.60%) Geb
11 8 (0.60%) RequisitePro
12 7 (0.52%) Rational Robot
12 7 (0.52%) Toad
12 7 (0.52%) Rational Rose
12 7 (0.52%) ClearCase
12 7 (0.52%) Rational Functional Tester
13 6 (0.45%) MSI
General
1 491 (36.70%) Finance
2 349 (26.08%) Banking
3 139 (10.39%) Investment Banking
4 103 (7.70%) Front Office
5 86 (6.43%) Retail
6 47 (3.51%) Retail Banking
7 44 (3.29%) Back Office
8 35 (2.62%) Financial Institution
9 30 (2.24%) Legal
10 19 (1.42%) Publishing
10 19 (1.42%) Games
11 14 (1.05%) Marketing
12 12 (0.90%) Telecoms
12 12 (0.90%) Advertising
13 11 (0.82%) French Language
13 11 (0.82%) General Ledger
14 9 (0.67%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.67%) Billing
15 7 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
15 7 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 552 (41.26%) Analyst
2 319 (23.84%) Business Analyst
3 199 (14.87%) Developer
4 141 (10.54%) Test Analyst
5 136 (10.16%) Test Manager
6 79 (5.90%) Project Manager
7 74 (5.53%) Tester
8 73 (5.46%) Consultant
9 55 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
10 46 (3.44%) Test Leader
11 35 (2.62%) Systems Analyst
12 29 (2.17%) UAT Analyst
13 26 (1.94%) Java Developer
14 24 (1.79%) Technical Analyst
14 24 (1.79%) Applications Support
14 24 (1.79%) Senior Business Analyst
15 22 (1.64%) Support Analyst
15 22 (1.64%) Senior Test Analyst
16 21 (1.57%) SAP Consultant
17 20 (1.49%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (5.68%) Web Services
2 73 (5.46%) .NET
2 73 (5.46%) XML
3 67 (5.01%) HTML
4 46 (3.44%) Middleware
5 38 (2.84%) HTML5
6 36 (2.69%) CSS
7 25 (1.87%) SOAP
8 21 (1.57%) RESTful
9 20 (1.49%) Ajax
10 17 (1.27%) XSLT
11 12 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
12 11 (0.82%) JMS
12 11 (0.82%) J2EE
12 11 (0.82%) Apache Flex
12 11 (0.82%) JSON
12 11 (0.82%) AngularJS
13 10 (0.75%) Java EE
13 10 (0.75%) WCF
13 10 (0.75%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 168 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 66 (4.93%) Derivative
4 50 (3.74%) Fixed Income
5 48 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 46 (3.44%) SWIFT
7 30 (2.24%) User Experience
8 27 (2.02%) Equities
8 27 (2.02%) Computer Science
9 23 (1.72%) Credit Risk
10 19 (1.42%) Data Integration
11 17 (1.27%) Market Risk
12 13 (0.97%) Client/Server
12 13 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
13 12 (0.90%) Mobile App
13 12 (0.90%) Reference Data
14 11 (0.82%) Data Structures
15 10 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.75%) Data Conversion
15 10 (0.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 97 (7.25%) Windows
2 56 (4.19%) UNIX
3 54 (4.04%) Linux
4 24 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 15 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.97%) Android
6 13 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.82%) Solaris
8 10 (0.75%) Windows XP
8 10 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.22%) webOS
10 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.22%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.15%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.075%) CentOS
12 1 (0.075%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.075%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (12.03%) Project Management
3 158 (11.81%) Test Scripting
4 141 (10.54%) Business Analysis
5 132 (9.87%) Test Strategy
6 131 (9.79%) Migration
7 115 (8.59%) Integration Testing
8 106 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 97 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
10 94 (7.03%) System Testing
11 92 (6.88%) CRM
12 89 (6.65%) Regression Testing
13 86 (6.43%) ETL
13 86 (6.43%) Test Management
14 85 (6.35%) Risk Management
15 69 (5.16%) Workflow
15 69 (5.16%) Scrum
16 63 (4.71%) Change Management
17 62 (4.63%) Waterfall
18 60 (4.48%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 319 (23.84%) SQL
2 119 (8.89%) Java
3 79 (5.90%) JavaScript
4 69 (5.16%) C#
5 38 (2.84%) Python
6 35 (2.62%) PL/SQL
7 32 (2.39%) VBA
8 30 (2.24%) C++
9 28 (2.09%) PHP
10 27 (2.02%) T-SQL
10 27 (2.02%) Ruby
11 20 (1.49%) C
12 15 (1.12%) VB
13 12 (0.90%) PowerShell
13 12 (0.90%) Scala
14 10 (0.75%) Apex Code
15 9 (0.67%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.60%) SOQL
16 8 (0.60%) SOSL
16 8 (0.60%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 107 (8.00%) Degree
2 77 (5.75%) ISEB
3 40 (2.99%) ISTQB
4 37 (2.77%) Security Cleared
5 22 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.42%) PMP
6 19 (1.42%) PMI Certification
7 18 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 14 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.67%) VCP4
10 8 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 5 (0.37%) ACCA
12 5 (0.37%) CIMA
12 5 (0.37%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.30%) APMP
14 3 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (14.57%) QA
2 13 (0.97%) EMIR
3 12 (0.90%) SLA
4 8 (0.60%) COREP
4 8 (0.60%) Solvency II
4 8 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.52%) FATCA
5 7 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.37%) Basel III
7 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.22%) GAAP
8 3 (0.22%) FINREP
9 2 (0.15%) UCITS
9 2 (0.15%) MiFID
9 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.075%) Basel II
10 1 (0.075%) GxP
10 1 (0.075%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.075%) CRD IV
System Software
1 20 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (0.37%) XenApp
4 5 (0.37%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.30%) Firmware
6 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.075%) NFS
Systems Management
1 107 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
3 9 (0.67%) Control-M
3 9 (0.67%) SCCM
4 5 (0.37%) Puppet
4 5 (0.37%) WSUS
5 4 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.075%) Nagios
7 1 (0.075%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.075%) OpenView
7 1 (0.075%) SCOM
7 1 (0.075%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.075%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.075%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.075%) Graphite
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 157 (11.73%) Oracle
2 142 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 90 (6.73%) SAP
4 54 (4.04%) HP
5 40 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
6 32 (2.39%) IBM
7 22 (1.64%) Business Objects
8 18 (1.35%) Cognos
9 16 (1.20%) Sybase
10 15 (1.12%) Bloomberg
10 15 (1.12%) Murex
11 14 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
12 12 (0.90%) Citrix
13 10 (0.75%) JD Edwards
14 9 (0.67%) VMware
15 8 (0.60%) Adobe
16 7 (0.52%) OpenLink
16 7 (0.52%) CODA
16 7 (0.52%) Siebel
16 7 (0.52%) AppSense
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City, London
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Rate: Up to £350 per day
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City, London
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