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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing Analyst
Rank 581 583 549
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -34
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Analyst 65 62 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 52
Median daily rate £363 £288 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -15.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £381 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £273 £295
% change year-on-year
+10.09% -7.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +23 62 £366 +22.08% 8
London +18 30 £395 +31.66% 4
South East +1 10 £300 +20.00% 3
East Midlands +17 7 £350 +2.79%
North West +5 7 £388 +39.01%
Manchester -2 7 £388 +34.78%
City of London +45 6 £398 +15.63% 3
Derbyshire - 5 - -
Hampshire +2 3 £213 -26.72%
West Midlands -8 3 £258 -33.11%
Edinburgh -11 2 £388 +80.23%
Scotland -29 2 £388 +55.00% 1
Bromley - 2 £225 -
Surrey - 2 £278 -
North East - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £213 -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £350 +21.73% 1
Milton Keynes +8 1 £350 +21.73% 1
East of England +8 1 £250 -
Yorkshire 0 1 £315 - 1
Leeds -1 1 £315 +2.43%
Essex -2 1 £250 -
Birmingham -3 1 - -
West Yorkshire -3 1 £315 +2.43% 1
South West -4 1 £300 -52.00%
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £313 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £363 -
Nottingham - 1 £363 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -

UAT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 118 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 38 (32.20%) Finance
3 37 (31.36%) Test Scripting
4 23 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (16.10%) Banking
5 19 (16.10%) SQL
6 18 (15.25%) Regression Testing
6 18 (15.25%) ISEB
6 18 (15.25%) Retail
6 18 (15.25%) Integration Testing
7 16 (13.56%) Migration
8 15 (12.71%) ISTQB
8 15 (12.71%) MS Excel
9 13 (11.02%) QA
9 13 (11.02%) SDLC
10 12 (10.17%) System Integration Testing
10 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
11 11 (9.32%) CRM
11 11 (9.32%) SAP
11 11 (9.32%) System Testing
12 10 (8.47%) Functional Testing
12 10 (8.47%) Defect Management
13 9 (7.63%) Manual Testing
13 9 (7.63%) Waterfall
13 9 (7.63%) E-Commerce
14 8 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (6.78%) IBM
14 8 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server

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 7 (5.93%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.69%) Confluence
3 2 (1.69%) SAS
4 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Office
3 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.69%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.85%) Magento
2 1 (0.85%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.85%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) WebEx
1 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.54%) JIRA
3 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.69%) JMeter
4 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.85%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.85%) Selenium
4 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (32.20%) Finance
2 19 (16.10%) Banking
3 18 (15.25%) Retail
4 6 (5.08%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Front Office
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.54%) XML
2 2 (1.69%) .NET
2 2 (1.69%) Web Services
3 1 (0.85%) FIXML
3 1 (0.85%) HTML
3 1 (0.85%) SOAP
3 1 (0.85%) WCF
3 1 (0.85%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.54%) Credit Risk
2 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.69%) AS400
3 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.69%) Data Conversion
3 2 (1.69%) Smart Energy
3 2 (1.69%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.69%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.85%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (0.85%) Derivative
4 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.85%) Statistics
4 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.39%) Windows
2 2 (1.69%) Unix
2 2 (1.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.85%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 37 (31.36%) Test Scripting
3 23 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (15.25%) Integration Testing
4 18 (15.25%) Regression Testing
5 16 (13.56%) Migration
6 13 (11.02%) SDLC
7 12 (10.17%) System Integration Testing
8 11 (9.32%) CRM
8 11 (9.32%) System Testing
9 10 (8.47%) Defect Management
9 10 (8.47%) Functional Testing
10 9 (7.63%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.63%) Manual Testing
10 9 (7.63%) Waterfall
11 8 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (5.93%) Business Analysis
12 7 (5.93%) Software Testing
12 7 (5.93%) Test Management
13 6 (5.08%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.10%) SQL
2 3 (2.54%) Java
3 2 (1.69%) Perl
3 2 (1.69%) VBA
4 1 (0.85%) C#
4 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (15.25%) ISEB
2 15 (12.71%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.24%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.85%) Degree
5 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.02%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.85%) EMIR
3 1 (0.85%) MiFID
3 1 (0.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.32%) SAP
3 8 (6.78%) IBM
4 7 (5.93%) Oracle
5 6 (5.08%) HP
6 2 (1.69%) Pega
7 1 (0.85%) ATG
7 1 (0.85%) Capita
7 1 (0.85%) Cognos
7 1 (0.85%) DataFlux
7 1 (0.85%) hybris
7 1 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.85%) Trillium
7 1 (0.85%) Twitter
7 1 (0.85%) VMware
Livingston, West Lothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £180 - £230 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago