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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UAT Analyst
Rank 609 583 559
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -24
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Analyst 16 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.059% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.064% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 21
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£300 £244 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £225 £294
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 19 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 28 August 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 -30 14 £300 +25.00% 1
West Midlands - 5 £300 -
West Yorkshire -21 4 £295 +34.09%
Yorkshire -28 4 £295 +34.09%
Coventry - 4 £300 -
Bradford - 3 £303 -
London +7 2 £385 +18.46%
South East -23 2 £313 +8.69%
Leeds -28 2 £248 +12.50%
City of London 0 1 £450 +35.84%
Scotland -5 1 £215 -24.56%
East Midlands -14 1 £350 +100.00%
North East - 1 £300 -
Nottingham - 1 £350 -
Bicester - 1 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £300 -
Middlesex - 1 £275 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 -

UAT Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 47 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (36.17%) Finance
3 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.91%) Test Scripting
4 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
5 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
5 8 (17.02%) SQL
5 8 (17.02%) ISEB
6 7 (14.89%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
6 7 (14.89%) QA
7 6 (12.77%) Manual Testing
7 6 (12.77%) User Stories
7 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (10.64%) XML
8 5 (10.64%) JIRA
8 5 (10.64%) V-Model
9 4 (8.51%) Application Discovery
9 4 (8.51%) HP
9 4 (8.51%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (8.51%) Banking
9 4 (8.51%) XML Messaging
10 3 (6.38%) Scrum
10 3 (6.38%) Fixed Income
10 3 (6.38%) Equities
10 3 (6.38%) Change Management
10 3 (6.38%) Project Management
10 3 (6.38%) CRM
10 3 (6.38%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Test Management

UAT Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (8.51%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.13%) FileNet
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.13%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.26%) Front Office
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.13%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) XML
2 4 (8.51%) XML Messaging
3 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Fixed Income
2 3 (6.38%) Equities
3 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (31.91%) Test Scripting
2 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
4 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Manual Testing
5 6 (12.77%) User Stories
6 5 (10.64%) V-Model
7 4 (8.51%) Application Discovery
8 3 (6.38%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.38%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Test Management
8 3 (6.38%) Automation Testing
8 3 (6.38%) System Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Scrum
8 3 (6.38%) Change Management
8 3 (6.38%) CRM
8 3 (6.38%) Project Management
9 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VBA
2 1 (2.13%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
2 8 (17.02%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) HP
2 2 (4.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Murex
3 1 (2.13%) Sage
3 1 (2.13%) hybris
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle