The table below looks at the statistics for the UAT Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UAT Analyst
Rank 540 549 502
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -47
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Analyst 36 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.053% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.057% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 23
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£290 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £301
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -17.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48562 47237 41574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.41% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29824 27903 23737
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1861 2009 2246
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

UAT Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

UAT Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UAT Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAT Analyst within the UK.

UAT Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UAT Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UAT Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

UAT Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UAT Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAT Analyst within the UK.

UAT Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UAT Analyst
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 2 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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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
England -26 29 £310 -4.61% 5
London +14 19 £318 -6.61% 2
South East -14 6 £313 +25.00% 1
City of London +8 5 £450 +35.33% 1
Yorkshire -4 2 £250 -23.07%
West Midlands - 2 £313 - 1
Surrey -1 1 £375 +50.00%
East Midlands - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Walsall - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Derby - - - -
Dudley - - - -

UAT Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 64 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 31 (48.44%) Finance
3 22 (34.38%) Test Scripting
4 18 (28.13%) Banking
5 16 (25.00%) ISEB
5 16 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (20.31%) Retail
6 13 (20.31%) ISTQB
7 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (15.63%) Migration
9 9 (14.06%) MS Office
10 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 7 (10.94%) HP
11 7 (10.94%) Software Testing
12 6 (9.38%) Retail Banking
12 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
12 6 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
13 5 (7.81%) QA
13 5 (7.81%) Windows
13 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (6.25%) JIRA
14 4 (6.25%) SQL
14 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
14 4 (6.25%) Test Management
15 3 (4.69%) Investment Management
15 3 (4.69%) Manual Testing
15 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
15 3 (4.69%) Fund Management

UAT Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Office
2 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (3.13%) Selenium
2 2 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 31 (48.44%) Finance
2 18 (28.13%) Banking
3 13 (20.31%) Retail
4 6 (9.38%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Games
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (3.13%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.56%) Equities
3 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.56%) Android
4 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (34.38%) Test Scripting
3 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.63%) Migration
5 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 7 (10.94%) Software Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.25%) Test Management
9 3 (4.69%) Manual Testing
9 3 (4.69%) Fund Management
9 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.69%) User Stories
9 3 (4.69%) Automation Testing
9 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.69%) Investment Management
10 2 (3.13%) Test Planning
10 2 (3.13%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.13%) Content Management
10 2 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) ISEB
2 13 (20.31%) ISTQB
3 6 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) EMIR
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 16 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) HP
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) IBM
3 1 (1.56%) ION Trading
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Network ITR
Rate: 275 to 300 per day GBP
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Robert Walters
Rate: competitive daily rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago