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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UAT Analyst
Rank 560 535 539
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Analyst 32 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.068% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.074% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 17
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£350 £295 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £225 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £451 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £250 £303
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -17.35%
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 9 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 24 December 2014. 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 -31 31 £350 +18.64%
London +10 13 £350 -4.10%
South East -25 7 £375 +75.43%
City of London +1 3 £365 +5.79%
Surrey - 1 £375 -
Beckenham - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

UAT Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 25 (39.06%) Finance
3 16 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 15 (23.44%) Banking
5 14 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (17.19%) Retail
6 11 (17.19%) MS Office
7 10 (15.63%) ISEB
7 10 (15.63%) Software Testing
8 9 (14.06%) Migration
8 9 (14.06%) Windows
8 9 (14.06%) ISTQB
9 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
9 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (9.38%) SQL
11 5 (7.81%) Linux
11 5 (7.81%) UNIX
11 5 (7.81%) Retail Banking
11 5 (7.81%) Fund Management
11 5 (7.81%) Investment Management
12 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
12 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
12 4 (6.25%) QA
12 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
12 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.25%) HP

UAT Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (17.19%) MS Office
2 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) BASE24
2 1 (1.56%) Misys Midas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (4.69%) JIRA
1 3 (4.69%) Selenium
2 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
2 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.13%) JUnit
2 2 (3.13%) JMeter
3 1 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 25 (39.06%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Banking
3 11 (17.19%) Retail
4 5 (7.81%) Retail Banking
5 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.13%) Back Office
7 1 (1.56%) Legal
7 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.56%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) SOAP
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
1 2 (3.13%) XML
1 2 (3.13%) JSON
1 2 (3.13%) REST
2 1 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.13%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) UNIX
3 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.56%) Android
5 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (15.63%) Software Testing
4 9 (14.06%) Migration
5 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.81%) Fund Management
6 5 (7.81%) Investment Management
7 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.69%) CRM
8 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.69%) Regression Testing
8 3 (4.69%) Manual Testing
9 2 (3.13%) System Testing
9 2 (3.13%) Test Management
9 2 (3.13%) Project Management
9 2 (3.13%) TDD
9 2 (3.13%) Content Management
9 2 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) Java
2 2 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) ISEB
2 9 (14.06%) ISTQB
3 7 (10.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.69%) Degree
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.69%) TickIT
3 2 (3.13%) SLA
4 1 (1.56%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) HP
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) SAP