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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing Analyst
UK
Rank 560 564 533
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -31
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Analyst 31 54 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 40
Median daily rate £300 £345 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £414 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
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
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 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 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 19 January 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 +14 24 £303 -12.31% 5
London -6 12 £325 -7.14% 2
South East +25 7 £206 -34.00%
Scotland +28 4 £264 -31.93%
Hampshire +16 2 £300 -20.00%
Glasgow +10 2 - -
West Midlands -6 2 £305 -6.15% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
North West +22 1 £325 +4.00%
Edinburgh +22 1 £300 -14.28%
Yorkshire +10 1 - - 2
East of England +7 1 - -
West Sussex +4 1 £213 -22.72%
Oxford +4 1 £200 -36.00%
Oxfordshire -3 1 £200 -36.00%
City of London -13 1 £238 -36.66% 1
Southampton - 1 £200 -
Folkestone - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Bathgate - 1 £228 -
Crawley - 1 £213 -
Leeds - 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Liverpool - 1 £325 -
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
Cardiff - 1 £170 - 1
South Wales - 1 £170 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £305 -
West Lothian - 1 £228 -
Wales - 1 £170 - 1

UAT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 80 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 35 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 25 (31.25%) Finance
4 22 (27.50%) JIRA
5 16 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 16 (20.00%) SQL
5 16 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (17.50%) Defect Management
6 14 (17.50%) Banking
7 12 (15.00%) QA
7 12 (15.00%) Functional Testing
8 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (12.50%) Retail
10 9 (11.25%) Regression Testing
11 8 (10.00%) CRM
11 8 (10.00%) Test Strategy
11 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (8.75%) Sonata
12 7 (8.75%) Thunderhead
12 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
12 7 (8.75%) ISEB
12 7 (8.75%) .NET
12 7 (8.75%) Windows
13 6 (7.50%) SAP
13 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
13 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (7.50%) Software Testing
13 6 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) Confluence
2 1 (1.25%) Documentum
2 1 (1.25%) FileNet
2 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Sonata
2 3 (3.75%) SAP CRM
2 3 (3.75%) SAP hybris
3 1 (1.25%) Adaptiv
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) IaaS
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
1 1 (1.25%) PaaS
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (27.50%) JIRA
2 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.50%) Selenium
3 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.25%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.25%) Zephyr
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 14 (17.50%) Banking
3 10 (12.50%) Retail
4 4 (5.00%) Back Office
4 4 (5.00%) Games
4 4 (5.00%) Legal
5 3 (3.75%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.50%) Automotive
6 2 (2.50%) Front Office
6 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Marketing
6 2 (2.50%) Publishing
7 1 (1.25%) Law
7 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (1.25%) JSON
3 1 (1.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) EPoS
3 2 (2.50%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.50%) Market Risk
3 2 (2.50%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.25%) NHS
4 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Unix
3 1 (1.25%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 35 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 14 (17.50%) Defect Management
4 12 (15.00%) Functional Testing
5 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (11.25%) Regression Testing
7 8 (10.00%) CRM
7 8 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.50%) Manual Testing
8 6 (7.50%) Software Testing
8 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.25%) Performance Testing
9 5 (6.25%) Scrum
9 5 (6.25%) Service Management
10 4 (5.00%) Asset Management
10 4 (5.00%) Migration
10 4 (5.00%) Project Management
10 4 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (6.25%) Java
3 3 (3.75%) C#
4 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (8.75%) ISEB
3 6 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) ACCA
5 2 (2.50%) CIMA
5 2 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) Thunderhead
2 6 (7.50%) SAP
3 5 (6.25%) HP
3 5 (6.25%) Oracle
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.75%) hybris
6 2 (2.50%) Remedy
6 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.25%) OpenText
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £40,000 - £55,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £200 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 6 days ago