The table below looks at the statistics for the UAT Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAT Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 September 2014 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UAT Analyst
Rank 143 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Analyst 3 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.089% - 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 15
Average daily rate
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£313 - £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £233 £286 £305
% change year-on-year
-18.77% -6.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3163 2112 2881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.41% 92.63% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2047 1371 1685
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 167 249
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

UAT Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UAT Analyst in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UAT Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

UAT Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAT Analyst across the South West region.

UAT Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

UAT Analyst
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited UAT Analyst in their job title 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 with UAT Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
5 2 (28.57%) CMS
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Content Management
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

UAT Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited UAT Analyst in their job title 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 with UAT Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft