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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UAT Analyst
Rank 589 553 528
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -25
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Analyst 20 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.072% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.078% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 21
Average daily rate
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£295 £295 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £430 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £288 £291
% change year-on-year
-30.43% -1.28%
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
50702 48981 45586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.56% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32009 29925 26397
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1910 1955 2127
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -31 17 £300 +1.69%
London -1 11 £310 -25.30%
Leeds -16 4 £263 +19.31%
West Yorkshire -19 4 £263 +19.31%
Yorkshire -21 4 £263 +19.31%
City of London -4 2 £431 +27.77%
South East -16 2 £200 -31.03%
Edinburgh +3 1 £275 -3.50%
Scotland 0 1 £275 -9.90%
Crawley - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £200 -
West Sussex - 1 - -

UAT Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 61 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (37.70%) Finance
3 20 (32.79%) Test Scripting
4 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (22.95%) ISEB
6 12 (19.67%) Banking
7 10 (16.39%) ISTQB
8 9 (14.75%) QA
8 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
9 7 (11.48%) User Stories
9 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (11.48%) Test Management
9 7 (11.48%) Manual Testing
9 7 (11.48%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (11.48%) HP
9 7 (11.48%) SQL
10 6 (9.84%) JIRA
11 5 (8.20%) Retail
12 4 (6.56%) Software Testing
12 4 (6.56%) Equities
12 4 (6.56%) Change Management
12 4 (6.56%) Fixed Income
12 4 (6.56%) Project Management
12 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
12 4 (6.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (6.56%) Test Planning
12 4 (6.56%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (6.56%) Automation Testing
13 3 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (4.92%) System Testing

UAT Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.64%) FileNet
1 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.64%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.64%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) JIRA
2 2 (3.28%) Selenium
2 2 (3.28%) HP UFT
General
1 23 (37.70%) Finance
2 12 (19.67%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Retail
4 3 (4.92%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (3.28%) General Ledger
5 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.28%) Front Office
5 2 (3.28%) Back Office
6 1 (1.64%) Games
6 1 (1.64%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Fixed Income
2 4 (6.56%) Equities
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (32.79%) Test Scripting
3 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
5 7 (11.48%) User Stories
5 7 (11.48%) Manual Testing
5 7 (11.48%) Test Management
6 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
6 4 (6.56%) Software Testing
6 4 (6.56%) Change Management
6 4 (6.56%) Project Management
6 4 (6.56%) Automation Testing
6 4 (6.56%) Test Planning
6 4 (6.56%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (4.92%) Regression Testing
7 3 (4.92%) Migration
7 3 (4.92%) Scrum
7 3 (4.92%) System Testing
7 3 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) ISEB
2 10 (16.39%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) HP
2 2 (3.28%) IBM
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Murex
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) SAP
3 1 (1.64%) ION Trading
3 1 (1.64%) hybris