The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had UAT Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing Analyst
Rank 583 577 530
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -47
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Analyst 60 69 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 54 49
Median daily rate £328 £320 £261
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +22.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £503 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £308 £225
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +36.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £190.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
51263 53972 50323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33277 34146 30521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1541 2015 2042
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

UAT Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured UAT Analyst in the job title.

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 24 July 2016.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 53 £350 +7.69% 6
London -4 21 £360 +2.85% 1
South East -9 17 £350 +9.37% 2
Surrey +4 8 £350 +13.63%
Scotland +8 7 £225 -10.00%
South West +4 6 £225 -
Edinburgh -2 5 £225 -10.00%
City of London +50 4 £475 +5.55% 1
Kent +1 4 £425 +112.50%
East Midlands +4 3 £338 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £225 -
Gloucester - 3 £225 -
Croydon - 3 £350 -
East of England +16 2 £294 - 2
Yorkshire -3 2 £315 -
West Yorkshire -3 2 £315 +5.88%
Leeds -5 2 £315 +5.88%
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Essex +9 1 £250 -
Glasgow +5 1 £188 -25.00%
Bristol -2 1 £300 -
West Midlands -25 1 £375 -
Birmingham - 1 £375 -
North East - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 £205 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £250 -

UAT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, UAT Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring UAT Analyst in the job title.

1 137 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 44 (32.12%) Finance
3 41 (29.93%) Test Scripting
4 29 (21.17%) Banking
5 28 (20.44%) HP Quality Center
6 25 (18.25%) ISTQB
6 25 (18.25%) Regression Testing
7 23 (16.79%) SQL
8 22 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (14.60%) JIRA
9 20 (14.60%) Defect Management
10 19 (13.87%) Integration Testing
11 18 (13.14%) Retail
11 18 (13.14%) Migration
12 17 (12.41%) ISEB
13 16 (11.68%) QA
14 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (10.22%) System Integration Testing
15 14 (10.22%) Functional Testing
15 14 (10.22%) System Testing
16 13 (9.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 13 (9.49%) SDLC
16 13 (9.49%) SAP
16 13 (9.49%) MS Excel
17 12 (8.76%) CRM
17 12 (8.76%) Microsoft
17 12 (8.76%) Manual Testing
18 11 (8.03%) Sonata
19 10 (7.30%) HP
19 10 (7.30%) Software Testing

UAT Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.84%) SAS
2 7 (5.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (8.03%) Sonata
2 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.73%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.73%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.73%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) WebEx
2 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.38%) Base SAS
1 6 (4.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.73%) MS Access
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.73%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (14.60%) JIRA
2 8 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.46%) JMeter
3 2 (1.46%) Selenium
4 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.73%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.73%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.73%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.73%) TestComplete
General
1 44 (32.12%) Finance
2 29 (21.17%) Banking
3 18 (13.14%) Retail
4 5 (3.65%) Back Office
4 5 (3.65%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.46%) Publishing
7 1 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Front Office
7 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) .NET
2 2 (1.46%) Web Services
2 2 (1.46%) XML
3 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.73%) FIXML
3 1 (0.73%) HTML
3 1 (0.73%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.73%) SOAP
3 1 (0.73%) WCF
3 1 (0.73%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.92%) Credit Risk
2 4 (2.92%) Equities
3 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.46%) AS400
4 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.46%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.46%) Derivative
4 2 (1.46%) Smart Energy
4 2 (1.46%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.46%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.73%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (0.73%) iPad
5 1 (0.73%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.73%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.92%) Windows
2 2 (1.46%) Unix
2 2 (1.46%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.73%) Linux
3 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 41 (29.93%) Test Scripting
3 25 (18.25%) Regression Testing
4 22 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (14.60%) Defect Management
6 19 (13.87%) Integration Testing
7 18 (13.14%) Migration
8 14 (10.22%) Functional Testing
8 14 (10.22%) System Integration Testing
8 14 (10.22%) System Testing
9 13 (9.49%) SDLC
10 12 (8.76%) CRM
10 12 (8.76%) Manual Testing
11 10 (7.30%) Software Testing
12 8 (5.84%) Asset Management
12 8 (5.84%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.84%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.11%) Data Migration
13 7 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (5.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.79%) SQL
2 3 (2.19%) Java
3 2 (1.46%) C#
3 2 (1.46%) Perl
3 2 (1.46%) VBA
4 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (18.25%) ISTQB
2 17 (12.41%) ISEB
3 13 (9.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.46%) Degree
6 1 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.68%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.73%) Basel III
3 1 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.73%) EMIR
3 1 (0.73%) MiFID
3 1 (0.73%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (20.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (9.49%) SAP
2 12 (8.76%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.30%) HP
4 8 (5.84%) IBM
5 7 (5.11%) Thunderhead
6 5 (3.65%) Oracle
7 2 (1.46%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.46%) Pega
7 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.73%) Cognos
8 1 (0.73%) DataFlux
8 1 (0.73%) Informatica
8 1 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.73%) Trillium
8 1 (0.73%) Twitter
8 1 (0.73%) VMware