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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing Analyst
Rank 578 544 523
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -21
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Analyst 50 65 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 44
Average daily rate £325 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £229 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £305 £250
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 46 £313 -0.79% 9
London +11 28 £341 -2.50% 5
South East -1 8 £288 -4.16% 3
City of London +49 5 £388 +6.16% 4
East Midlands -7 3 £350 +16.66%
Edinburgh -11 3 £350 +59.09%
Scotland -11 3 £350 +43.58% 1
South West +1 2 £238 -38.07%
North West - 2 £313 -
Derbyshire - 2 £350 -
Chesterfield - 2 £350 -
Hampshire +7 1 £375 +29.31%
Berkshire +2 1 £230 -9.80% 1
Surrey -2 1 £300 -20.00%
Bristol -2 1 - -
Bracknell -3 1 £230 +9.52%
Kent -4 1 £160 -60.00%
Wales -6 1 £375 +25.00% 1
South Wales -9 1 £375 +25.00%
Cardiff -12 1 £375 +25.00%
Yorkshire -19 1 £250 -20.63% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £275 -
Somerset - 1 £238 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £313 - 1
Manchester - 1 £213 -
Cheshire - 1 £413 -
Barnet - 1 £400 -
Oldham - 1 £213 -

UAT Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 136 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 56 (41.18%) Finance
3 50 (36.76%) Test Scripting
4 37 (27.21%) ISEB
5 28 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
6 26 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (19.12%) ISTQB
7 24 (17.65%) SQL
8 21 (15.44%) Banking
9 20 (14.71%) Integration Testing
10 18 (13.24%) Defect Management
10 18 (13.24%) Retail
11 16 (11.76%) HP
12 14 (10.29%) System Integration Testing
13 13 (9.56%) Migration
14 12 (8.82%) XML
14 12 (8.82%) Test Management
15 11 (8.09%) QA
15 11 (8.09%) System Testing
15 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (8.09%) Software Testing
16 10 (7.35%) Waterfall
16 10 (7.35%) Data Migration
17 9 (6.62%) Retail Banking
17 9 (6.62%) Functional Testing
17 9 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (6.62%) MS Excel
17 9 (6.62%) SDLC
18 8 (5.88%) Windows
18 8 (5.88%) XML Messaging

UAT Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.47%) Confluence
3 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.47%) MS Office
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.47%) Maximo
2 2 (1.47%) Sage 50
2 2 (1.47%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.74%) Magento
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.74%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.74%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.74%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.74%) Tercero
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) FTP
1 2 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.47%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.88%) JIRA
2 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.47%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 56 (41.18%) Finance
2 21 (15.44%) Banking
3 18 (13.24%) Retail
4 9 (6.62%) Retail Banking
5 6 (4.41%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.21%) International Banking
8 2 (1.47%) Advertising
8 2 (1.47%) Back Office
8 2 (1.47%) Billing
9 1 (0.74%) Front Office
9 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.82%) XML
2 8 (5.88%) XML Messaging
3 2 (1.47%) .NET
3 2 (1.47%) SOAP
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.74%) CSS
4 1 (0.74%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.47%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.74%) AS400
5 1 (0.74%) Derivative
5 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (2.21%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.21%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 50 (36.76%) Test Scripting
3 26 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (14.71%) Integration Testing
5 18 (13.24%) Defect Management
6 14 (10.29%) System Integration Testing
7 13 (9.56%) Migration
8 12 (8.82%) Test Management
9 11 (8.09%) Software Testing
9 11 (8.09%) System Testing
10 10 (7.35%) Data Migration
10 10 (7.35%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.62%) Functional Testing
11 9 (6.62%) SDLC
11 9 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (5.88%) Asset Management
12 8 (5.88%) Data Protection
13 6 (4.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 6 (4.41%) Regression Testing
13 6 (4.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (1.47%) C#
3 1 (0.74%) Java
3 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.74%) Perl
3 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.74%) VB
3 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (27.21%) ISEB
2 26 (19.12%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.21%) Degree
4 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) ACCA
5 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.74%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (11.76%) HP
2 6 (4.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.41%) Oracle
3 4 (2.94%) SAP
4 2 (1.47%) Cognos
4 2 (1.47%) IBM
4 2 (1.47%) Murex
4 2 (1.47%) Sage
4 2 (1.47%) VMware
5 1 (0.74%) ATG
5 1 (0.74%) Capita
5 1 (0.74%) hybris
5 1 (0.74%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.74%) Talend
5 1 (0.74%) Vermilion