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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 72 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 594 760 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.78% 3.39% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 4.32% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 521 553
Average daily rate
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£425 £419 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.43% -9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £180.00 - £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £22.38 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-15.53% -34.19%
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
16791 17576 15878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.53% 78.45% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11824 12256 11182
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
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 £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 237 215
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 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
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 27 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 -4 144 £425 -5.55% 37
Canary Wharf +3 11 £425 -19.04%
Docklands, London +2 5 £575 +27.77% 2
Chiswick +3 2 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -4 2 - -
Beckenham 0 1 £325 - 1
Hounslow -5 1 £310 -10.79% 1
Brentford -13 1 £538 +86.63%
Harrow - 1 £250 -
Coulsdon - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 462 (36.81%) Finance
2 335 (26.69%) Banking
3 302 (24.06%) SQL
4 274 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
5 202 (16.10%) QA
6 170 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
7 160 (12.75%) Oracle
8 159 (12.67%) Project Management
9 157 (12.51%) Test Scripting
10 135 (10.76%) Business Analysis
11 134 (10.68%) Microsoft
12 130 (10.36%) Migration
13 126 (10.04%) Investment Banking
14 119 (9.48%) MS Excel
15 118 (9.40%) Java
16 117 (9.32%) Test Strategy
17 104 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
18 103 (8.21%) Integration Testing
19 99 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
20 97 (7.73%) Retail
21 93 (7.41%) SAP
21 93 (7.41%) Degree
22 92 (7.33%) CRM
22 92 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
23 90 (7.17%) Regression Testing
24 89 (7.09%) ETL
24 89 (7.09%) SQL Server
25 86 (6.85%) Windows
25 86 (6.85%) System Testing
26 85 (6.77%) Test Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 50 (3.98%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.23%) CMS
3 16 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (1.12%) SAS
5 11 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 11 (0.88%) WebLogic
6 10 (0.80%) IIS
6 10 (0.80%) JBoss
6 10 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (0.56%) Drupal
7 7 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (0.48%) MQSeries
9 5 (0.40%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.24%) LiveCycle
11 3 (0.24%) Kentico
11 3 (0.24%) Lync
Applications
1 119 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 63 (5.02%) MS Office
3 61 (4.86%) MS Visio
4 39 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (2.07%) MS Project
6 4 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.16%) SPSS
8 1 (0.080%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.080%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 28 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (1.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (1.43%) Agresso
4 14 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
4 14 (1.12%) SAP BPC
4 14 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
5 11 (0.88%) Summit
6 10 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (0.72%) thinkFolio
8 8 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.56%) Endur
9 7 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
9 7 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
9 7 (0.56%) SAP FI
10 6 (0.48%) SAP HR
10 6 (0.48%) SAP CO
10 6 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
11 5 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.72%) SaaS
2 3 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.16%) Force.com
3 2 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.080%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.75%) Internet
2 13 (1.04%) Firewall
3 7 (0.56%) DNS
4 6 (0.48%) FTP
4 6 (0.48%) LDAP
5 5 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.40%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.32%) HTTP
6 4 (0.32%) Wireless
6 4 (0.32%) Extranet
6 4 (0.32%) SSL
6 4 (0.32%) Intranet
7 3 (0.24%) CTI
7 3 (0.24%) DVB
7 3 (0.24%) SMTP
7 3 (0.24%) VPN
7 3 (0.24%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.24%) ATM
7 3 (0.24%) Broadband
7 3 (0.24%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 63 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (3.11%) Relational Database
4 35 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (1.59%) Oracle Database
7 18 (1.43%) QlikView
8 14 (1.12%) Data Mining
8 14 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (1.04%) MS Access
9 13 (1.04%) DataStage
10 11 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (0.72%) MarkLogic
13 8 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.64%) MySQL
14 7 (0.56%) SQLPlus
14 7 (0.56%) Big Data
14 7 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 58 (4.62%) JIRA
2 48 (3.82%) Selenium
3 44 (3.51%) QuickTest Pro
4 24 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (1.91%) Cucumber
5 22 (1.75%) WebDriver
6 19 (1.51%) Visual Studio
7 17 (1.35%) SoapUI
8 13 (1.04%) JUnit
9 9 (0.72%) RequisitePro
10 8 (0.64%) Rational Robot
10 8 (0.64%) Rational Rose
10 8 (0.64%) Rational Functional Tester
10 8 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (0.64%) Geb
11 7 (0.56%) Maven
12 6 (0.48%) ClearCase
12 6 (0.48%) Toad
13 5 (0.40%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.40%) WATIR
General
1 462 (36.81%) Finance
2 335 (26.69%) Banking
3 126 (10.04%) Investment Banking
4 97 (7.73%) Retail
5 84 (6.69%) Front Office
6 47 (3.75%) Retail Banking
7 35 (2.79%) Back Office
8 31 (2.47%) Financial Institution
9 28 (2.23%) Legal
10 18 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 17 (1.35%) Games
12 16 (1.27%) Publishing
12 16 (1.27%) Marketing
13 14 (1.12%) Advertising
14 12 (0.96%) French Language
15 10 (0.80%) General Ledger
15 10 (0.80%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.64%) Billing
16 8 (0.64%) Wholesale Banking
17 7 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 528 (42.07%) Analyst
2 301 (23.98%) Business Analyst
3 168 (13.39%) Developer
4 139 (11.08%) Test Analyst
5 136 (10.84%) Test Manager
6 80 (6.37%) Project Manager
7 77 (6.14%) Tester
8 66 (5.26%) Consultant
9 53 (4.22%) Senior Analyst
10 44 (3.51%) Test Leader
11 33 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
12 32 (2.55%) UAT Analyst
13 25 (1.99%) Java Developer
14 23 (1.83%) Applications Support
15 22 (1.75%) Support Analyst
15 22 (1.75%) Technical Analyst
16 21 (1.67%) Senior Business Analyst
16 21 (1.67%) UAT Test Analyst
17 20 (1.59%) Architect
17 20 (1.59%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (5.74%) XML
2 69 (5.50%) Web Services
2 69 (5.50%) .NET
3 50 (3.98%) HTML
4 39 (3.11%) Middleware
5 33 (2.63%) CSS
6 29 (2.31%) HTML5
7 24 (1.91%) SOAP
8 20 (1.59%) Ajax
9 16 (1.27%) XSLT
10 13 (1.04%) JMS
10 13 (1.04%) Apache Flex
11 12 (0.96%) Java EE
11 12 (0.96%) RESTful
12 11 (0.88%) AngularJS
13 10 (0.80%) REST
13 10 (0.80%) J2EE
14 9 (0.72%) WCF
15 8 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
15 8 (0.64%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 170 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 60 (4.78%) Derivative
4 51 (4.06%) SWIFT
5 50 (3.98%) Fixed Income
6 46 (3.67%) Management Information System
7 25 (1.99%) Equities
7 25 (1.99%) Computer Science
8 22 (1.75%) User Experience
9 20 (1.59%) Data Integration
10 12 (0.96%) Credit Risk
10 12 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
11 11 (0.88%) Market Risk
11 11 (0.88%) Data Structures
11 11 (0.88%) Mobile App
12 10 (0.80%) FMCG
12 10 (0.80%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.72%) Visualisation
14 8 (0.64%) Reference Data
14 8 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 86 (6.85%) Windows
2 49 (3.90%) UNIX
3 48 (3.82%) Linux
4 20 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 17 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.20%) Android
7 13 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.88%) Solaris
9 10 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.32%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.24%) webOS
14 2 (0.16%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.080%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.080%) CentOS
15 1 (0.080%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.080%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (12.67%) Project Management
3 157 (12.51%) Test Scripting
4 135 (10.76%) Business Analysis
5 130 (10.36%) Migration
6 117 (9.32%) Test Strategy
7 104 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 103 (8.21%) Integration Testing
9 92 (7.33%) CRM
9 92 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
10 90 (7.17%) Regression Testing
11 89 (7.09%) ETL
12 86 (6.85%) System Testing
13 85 (6.77%) Test Management
14 72 (5.74%) Scrum
15 67 (5.34%) Risk Management
15 67 (5.34%) Software Testing
16 65 (5.18%) E-Commerce
17 62 (4.94%) Workflow
18 61 (4.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 302 (24.06%) SQL
2 118 (9.40%) Java
3 68 (5.42%) C#
4 60 (4.78%) JavaScript
5 39 (3.11%) PL/SQL
5 39 (3.11%) Python
6 28 (2.23%) C++
7 27 (2.15%) Ruby
8 26 (2.07%) VBA
9 23 (1.83%) T-SQL
10 21 (1.67%) PHP
11 19 (1.51%) C
12 15 (1.20%) VB
13 12 (0.96%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.56%) Apex Code
14 7 (0.56%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.48%) ABAP
15 6 (0.48%) Perl
16 5 (0.40%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 93 (7.41%) Degree
2 82 (6.53%) ISEB
3 47 (3.75%) ISTQB
4 37 (2.95%) Security Cleared
5 23 (1.83%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.51%) ISEB Practitioner
7 18 (1.43%) PMP
7 18 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 18 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.48%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.40%) ACCA
11 5 (0.40%) CIMA
12 4 (0.32%) APMP
13 3 (0.24%) CFA
13 3 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.24%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (16.10%) QA
2 12 (0.96%) SLA
2 12 (0.96%) EMIR
3 9 (0.72%) FATCA
4 7 (0.56%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.56%) COREP
5 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.32%) Basel III
6 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.24%) GAAP
6 3 (0.24%) FINREP
7 2 (0.16%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.16%) MiFID
7 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.080%) GxP
8 1 (0.080%) Basel II
8 1 (0.080%) PMBOK
System Software
1 20 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.32%) XenApp
4 4 (0.32%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.24%) Firmware
5 3 (0.24%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.080%) vSphere
6 1 (0.080%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.080%) NFS
Systems Management
1 99 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.96%) ITRS Geneos
3 8 (0.64%) Control-M
4 7 (0.56%) SCCM
5 4 (0.32%) Puppet
6 3 (0.24%) WSUS
7 2 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.080%) SCOM
8 1 (0.080%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.080%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.080%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.080%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.080%) Graphite
8 1 (0.080%) OpenView
Vendors
1 160 (12.75%) Oracle
2 134 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 93 (7.41%) SAP
4 51 (4.06%) HP
5 36 (2.87%) IBM
6 34 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (1.51%) Cognos
8 17 (1.35%) Sybase
9 16 (1.27%) Business Objects
10 14 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
11 13 (1.04%) Bloomberg
12 11 (0.88%) Citrix
13 10 (0.80%) Murex
14 9 (0.72%) Adobe
14 9 (0.72%) VMware
15 8 (0.64%) JD Edwards
15 8 (0.64%) Progress
16 7 (0.56%) OpenLink
17 6 (0.48%) Siebel
17 6 (0.48%) Hyperion
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Church International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Ortolan Group
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Beckenham
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago