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 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
UAT Analyst
Rank 543 532 516
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Analyst 40 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.044% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.047% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £285 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £466 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £270 £303
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.74%
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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 12 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 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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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 -5 34 £350 +2.94% 5
London 0 19 £350 - 3
South East +3 7 £375 +74.41%
Yorkshire -6 3 £350 +7.69% 2
West Midlands - 2 £313 -
Surrey - 1 £375 -
Beckenham - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -

UAT Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 62 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 27 (43.55%) Finance
3 18 (29.03%) Test Scripting
4 16 (25.81%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (25.81%) Banking
5 13 (20.97%) ISEB
6 11 (17.74%) Retail
6 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (17.74%) ISTQB
7 10 (16.13%) MS Office
7 10 (16.13%) Migration
8 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
9 6 (9.68%) Software Testing
9 6 (9.68%) HP
9 6 (9.68%) Windows
9 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
10 5 (8.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
11 4 (6.45%) Data Migration
11 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
11 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.45%) JIRA
11 4 (6.45%) Retail Banking
12 3 (4.84%) QA
12 3 (4.84%) Fund Management
12 3 (4.84%) SQL
12 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
12 3 (4.84%) Investment Management
12 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis

UAT Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Office
2 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Misys Midas
1 1 (1.61%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) Selenium
2 1 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (43.55%) Finance
2 16 (25.81%) Banking
3 11 (17.74%) Retail
4 4 (6.45%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.61%) Games
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.61%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (29.03%) Test Scripting
3 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.13%) Migration
5 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
5 6 (9.68%) Software Testing
6 4 (6.45%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.84%) Fund Management
7 3 (4.84%) Investment Management
7 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.84%) User Stories
8 2 (3.23%) Automation Testing
8 2 (3.23%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.23%) CRM
8 2 (3.23%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.23%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) Content Management
8 2 (3.23%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.23%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) ISEB
2 11 (17.74%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 16 (25.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) HP
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
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