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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 78 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 547 688 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.59% 3.19% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 4.08% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 444 474
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +1.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 9
Average hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £20.00 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £20.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £27.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-49.07% +14.89%
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
16509 16851 14875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.15% 78.18% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11820 11613 10314
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 235 295
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £13.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -17 141 £425 -5.55% 49
Canary Wharf +3 8 £425 -10.52%
Docklands, London +7 7 £425 -3.40%
Hounslow -1 1 £310 +35.51%
Brentford - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 £275 -
Coulsdon - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 460 (35.25%) Finance
2 328 (25.13%) Banking
3 299 (22.91%) SQL
4 285 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
5 189 (14.48%) QA
6 167 (12.80%) Project Management
6 167 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
7 164 (12.57%) Test Scripting
8 159 (12.18%) Business Analysis
9 143 (10.96%) Microsoft
10 134 (10.27%) Oracle
10 134 (10.27%) Investment Banking
11 132 (10.11%) Migration
12 131 (10.04%) Test Strategy
13 125 (9.58%) HP Quality Center
14 121 (9.27%) MS Excel
15 119 (9.12%) Integration Testing
16 104 (7.97%) Degree
17 103 (7.89%) Windows
18 101 (7.74%) SQL Server
18 101 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
19 99 (7.59%) Front Office
19 99 (7.59%) Java
20 96 (7.36%) System Testing
21 85 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
22 80 (6.13%) CRM
22 80 (6.13%) SAP
22 80 (6.13%) ISEB
22 80 (6.13%) Regression Testing
22 80 (6.13%) Risk Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 43 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.53%) CMS
3 18 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (1.23%) IIS
5 15 (1.15%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.15%) SAS
6 13 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (0.77%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.38%) Drupal
11 4 (0.31%) Apache
11 4 (0.31%) JBoss
11 4 (0.31%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.31%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (0.31%) Lync
12 3 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.23%) LiveCycle
12 3 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 121 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 74 (5.67%) MS Office
3 63 (4.83%) MS Visio
4 29 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (1.84%) MS Project
6 5 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.23%) SPSS
8 1 (0.077%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.077%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.077%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 32 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.76%) Agresso
3 17 (1.30%) Summit
4 14 (1.07%) SAP BPC
5 13 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
6 12 (0.92%) Markit EDM
6 12 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (0.77%) SAP SD
7 10 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.46%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.38%) Temenos T24
10 5 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (0.38%) SAP CO
11 4 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
11 4 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
11 4 (0.31%) SAP EWM
11 4 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.77%) SaaS
2 4 (0.31%) Force.com
3 2 (0.15%) Taleo
3 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.077%) PaaS
4 1 (0.077%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.46%) Internet
2 15 (1.15%) Firewall
3 9 (0.69%) DNS
4 7 (0.54%) FTP
5 6 (0.46%) HTTP
5 6 (0.46%) Intranet
6 5 (0.38%) VPN
7 4 (0.31%) SSL
7 4 (0.31%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.31%) SMTP
7 4 (0.31%) DVB
7 4 (0.31%) Wireless
8 3 (0.23%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.23%) CTI
8 3 (0.23%) LDAP
8 3 (0.23%) Broadband
8 3 (0.23%) LAN
8 3 (0.23%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.15%) ATM
9 2 (0.15%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 57 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 35 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (1.69%) MySQL
6 22 (1.69%) QlikView
7 20 (1.53%) Data Mining
8 15 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 11 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (0.69%) MS Access
10 9 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.69%) MarkLogic
11 8 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 8 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.54%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.54%) SAP BI
13 6 (0.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 6 (0.46%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 56 (4.29%) JIRA
2 43 (3.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 41 (3.14%) Selenium
4 31 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (1.53%) Cucumber
6 16 (1.23%) WebDriver
7 15 (1.15%) SoapUI
7 15 (1.15%) Visual Studio
8 12 (0.92%) JUnit
9 11 (0.84%) Subversion
10 9 (0.69%) Maven
11 8 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (0.61%) Toad
12 7 (0.54%) RequisitePro
12 7 (0.54%) ClearCase
12 7 (0.54%) Rational Rose
13 6 (0.46%) Geb
13 6 (0.46%) MSI
13 6 (0.46%) Rational Robot
13 6 (0.46%) JMeter
General
1 460 (35.25%) Finance
2 328 (25.13%) Banking
3 134 (10.27%) Investment Banking
4 99 (7.59%) Front Office
5 75 (5.75%) Retail
6 40 (3.07%) Back Office
7 38 (2.91%) Retail Banking
8 37 (2.84%) Financial Institution
9 35 (2.68%) Legal
10 19 (1.46%) Publishing
11 15 (1.15%) Marketing
12 13 (1.00%) Games
12 13 (1.00%) Telecoms
13 10 (0.77%) Advertising
14 9 (0.69%) Billing
15 8 (0.61%) General Ledger
15 8 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
16 7 (0.54%) French Language
16 7 (0.54%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 546 (41.84%) Analyst
2 315 (24.14%) Business Analyst
3 177 (13.56%) Developer
4 135 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 133 (10.19%) Test Manager
6 88 (6.74%) Project Manager
7 75 (5.75%) Tester
8 62 (4.75%) Senior Analyst
9 52 (3.98%) Consultant
10 38 (2.91%) Test Leader
11 37 (2.84%) Systems Analyst
12 29 (2.22%) Senior Business Analyst
13 28 (2.15%) UAT Analyst
14 27 (2.07%) Technical Analyst
15 26 (1.99%) Banking Business Analyst
16 25 (1.92%) Applications Support
17 22 (1.69%) Senior Test Analyst
18 21 (1.61%) Coordinator
18 21 (1.61%) Support Analyst
18 21 (1.61%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (5.59%) .NET
2 69 (5.29%) Web Services
3 63 (4.83%) HTML
4 62 (4.75%) XML
5 38 (2.91%) HTML5
6 32 (2.45%) Middleware
7 27 (2.07%) RESTful
8 26 (1.99%) CSS
9 22 (1.69%) SOAP
10 15 (1.15%) Ajax
10 15 (1.15%) XSLT
11 13 (1.00%) Visualforce
12 12 (0.92%) JSON
13 11 (0.84%) AngularJS
14 10 (0.77%) FpML
14 10 (0.77%) jQuery
15 9 (0.69%) REST
15 9 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
15 9 (0.69%) WCF
16 8 (0.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 167 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (4.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 63 (4.83%) Derivative
4 56 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 47 (3.60%) Fixed Income
6 40 (3.07%) SWIFT
7 33 (2.53%) User Experience
8 27 (2.07%) Credit Risk
8 27 (2.07%) Equities
9 23 (1.76%) Computer Science
10 19 (1.46%) Market Risk
11 16 (1.23%) Client/Server
12 15 (1.15%) Mobile App
13 14 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.00%) Data Integration
14 13 (1.00%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.92%) Reference Data
16 11 (0.84%) Video on Demand
16 11 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
17 10 (0.77%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 103 (7.89%) Windows
2 58 (4.44%) Linux
3 49 (3.75%) UNIX
4 30 (2.30%) Windows 7
5 16 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.15%) Windows XP
7 14 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.07%) Android
8 11 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (0.84%) Solaris
9 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.23%) webOS
10 3 (0.23%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.15%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.077%) CentOS
12 1 (0.077%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.077%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (12.80%) Project Management
3 164 (12.57%) Test Scripting
4 159 (12.18%) Business Analysis
5 132 (10.11%) Migration
6 131 (10.04%) Test Strategy
7 119 (9.12%) Integration Testing
8 101 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 96 (7.36%) System Testing
10 85 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
11 80 (6.13%) CRM
11 80 (6.13%) Regression Testing
11 80 (6.13%) Risk Management
12 78 (5.98%) Test Management
13 77 (5.90%) ETL
14 73 (5.59%) Workflow
14 73 (5.59%) Scrum
15 68 (5.21%) Software Testing
16 61 (4.67%) Use Case
17 58 (4.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 299 (22.91%) SQL
2 99 (7.59%) Java
3 74 (5.67%) JavaScript
4 55 (4.21%) C#
5 34 (2.61%) VBA
6 32 (2.45%) PL/SQL
7 29 (2.22%) Python
8 28 (2.15%) C++
9 27 (2.07%) T-SQL
10 24 (1.84%) PHP
10 24 (1.84%) Scala
11 23 (1.76%) Ruby
12 20 (1.53%) C
13 13 (1.00%) Apex Code
14 12 (0.92%) VB
15 9 (0.69%) PowerShell
15 9 (0.69%) SOQL
15 9 (0.69%) SOSL
16 8 (0.61%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.54%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 104 (7.97%) Degree
2 80 (6.13%) ISEB
3 40 (3.07%) ISTQB
4 27 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.38%) PMP
5 18 (1.38%) PMI Certification
6 17 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
7 13 (1.00%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.31%) ACCA
13 4 (0.31%) CIMA
13 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.23%) APMP
14 3 (0.23%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (14.48%) QA
2 14 (1.07%) EMIR
3 9 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.61%) SLA
5 7 (0.54%) COREP
6 6 (0.46%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.38%) FATCA
8 4 (0.31%) Basel III
9 2 (0.15%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.15%) UCITS
9 2 (0.15%) FINREP
9 2 (0.15%) GAAP
9 2 (0.15%) MiFID
9 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.077%) Basel II
10 1 (0.077%) CRD IV
System Software
1 24 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (0.38%) XenApp
4 5 (0.38%) XenDesktop
4 5 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.38%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.31%) Firmware
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.15%) vSphere
7 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.077%) XenServer
8 1 (0.077%) Squid
8 1 (0.077%) NFS
Systems Management
1 125 (9.58%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.92%) ITRS Geneos
3 10 (0.77%) Control-M
4 8 (0.61%) SCCM
5 5 (0.38%) Puppet
5 5 (0.38%) WSUS
6 4 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.23%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.15%) SCOM
9 1 (0.077%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.077%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.077%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.077%) Nagios
9 1 (0.077%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.077%) OpenView
9 1 (0.077%) Graphite
9 1 (0.077%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 143 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 134 (10.27%) Oracle
3 80 (6.13%) SAP
4 64 (4.90%) HP
5 47 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (2.07%) IBM
7 22 (1.69%) Business Objects
8 18 (1.38%) Murex
8 18 (1.38%) Cognos
9 14 (1.07%) VMware
10 13 (1.00%) Sybase
11 12 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
11 12 (0.92%) Bloomberg
11 12 (0.92%) Citrix
12 11 (0.84%) JD Edwards
13 8 (0.61%) Siebel
13 8 (0.61%) TIBCO
13 8 (0.61%) Altiris
13 8 (0.61%) Actimize
13 8 (0.61%) thinkFolio
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ComputAppoint
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City, London
Experis Ltd
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City, London
ISL
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City, London
Eames Consulting
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London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £330 - £370 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
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West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
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Advanced Resource Managers
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
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City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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