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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing Analyst
UK
Rank 564 574 551
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Analyst 30 55 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 42 46
Median daily rate £315 £328 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.81% +7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £411 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median 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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 27 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +15 22 £350 +7.69% 2
London +3 9 £350 +3.70%
South East +23 8 £213 -35.60% 2
Scotland +32 5 £258 -26.42%
Hampshire +12 3 £200 -43.26%
Southampton - 3 £200 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Yorkshire +18 2 £200 -20.00%
West Midlands - 2 £305 -
Leeds - 2 £200 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £200 -
Cardiff +20 1 £170 -54.66%
South Wales +18 1 £170 -54.66%
North West +16 1 £325 -
Edinburgh +16 1 £288 -17.85%
Wales +10 1 £170 -54.66%
Kent +6 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £305 -
West Lothian - 1 £228 -
West Sussex - 1 £213 -
Bathgate - 1 £228 -
Folkestone - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £213 -
Liverpool - 1 £325 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £350 -
Merseyside - 1 £325 -

UAT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 64 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (40.63%) Test Scripting
3 19 (29.69%) Finance
4 16 (25.00%) SQL
5 13 (20.31%) Functional Testing
6 12 (18.75%) JIRA
7 11 (17.19%) Banking
7 11 (17.19%) Regression Testing
7 11 (17.19%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (15.63%) ISTQB
9 9 (14.06%) QA
9 9 (14.06%) Retail
9 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (14.06%) Defect Management
10 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
12 6 (9.38%) Test Strategy
12 6 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (9.38%) ISEB
12 6 (9.38%) Windows
12 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (7.81%) Legal
13 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
13 5 (7.81%) SAP
13 5 (7.81%) .NET
13 5 (7.81%) Oracle
13 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
13 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
13 5 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (7.81%) Manual Testing

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 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) Documentum
2 1 (1.56%) FileNet
2 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.56%) Adaptiv
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) JIRA
2 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.56%) Selenium
3 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Banking
3 9 (14.06%) Retail
4 5 (7.81%) Legal
5 4 (6.25%) Games
6 3 (4.69%) Multimedia
7 2 (3.13%) Front Office
7 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.13%) Marketing
8 1 (1.56%) Advertising
8 1 (1.56%) Electronics
8 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.56%) Law
8 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) JSON
3 1 (1.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) EPoS
3 2 (3.13%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.13%) Market Risk
3 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (1.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (40.63%) Test Scripting
3 13 (20.31%) Functional Testing
4 11 (17.19%) Regression Testing
4 11 (17.19%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.06%) Defect Management
6 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.38%) Test Strategy
7 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.81%) Manual Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
7 5 (7.81%) System Testing
8 4 (6.25%) CRM
8 4 (6.25%) Performance Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Scrum
8 4 (6.25%) Service Management
9 3 (4.69%) ETL
9 3 (4.69%) Migration
9 3 (4.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) Java
3 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.56%) C
4 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) ISTQB
2 6 (9.38%) ISEB
3 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) ACCA
5 2 (3.13%) CIMA
6 1 (1.56%) Degree
6 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle
1 5 (7.81%) SAP
2 4 (6.25%) HP
3 3 (4.69%) hybris
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Citrix
4 1 (1.56%) OpenText
4 1 (1.56%) Remedy