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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UAT Analyst
Rank 581 549 514
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -35
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Analyst 31 45 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.084% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.091% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 26
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£289 £332 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £206 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £275 £278
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -1.07%
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
51545 49678 43330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.37% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31452 30529 24746
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2047 1994 2137
Average hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 May 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 27 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 May 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 28 £300 -12.72% 1
London -17 15 £300 -25.00% 1
City of London +21 6 £361 -21.89%
South East -9 5 £235 -6.00%
West Yorkshire 0 3 £325 +36.84%
Leeds -4 3 £325 +36.84%
Yorkshire -8 3 £325 +36.84%
Scotland +2 2 £213 -12.46%
Edinburgh -12 2 £213 +32.81%
North West -17 2 £288 -10.15%
Wiltshire +14 1 £625 +101.61%
Swindon +13 1 £625 +101.61%
South West +6 1 £625 +127.27%
East Midlands -14 1 £341 -
Manchester -16 1 £288 +4.54%
Milton Keynes - 1 £288 -
Maidenhead - 1 £220 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £500 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £220 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £288 -
Hampshire - 1 £200 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £341 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £500 -

UAT Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 71 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (40.85%) Finance
3 21 (29.58%) Test Scripting
4 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (23.94%) Banking
6 15 (21.13%) ISEB
7 14 (19.72%) ISTQB
8 11 (15.49%) QA
8 11 (15.49%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (15.49%) Waterfall
9 10 (14.08%) Retail
9 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (11.27%) Manual Testing
10 8 (11.27%) Migration
10 8 (11.27%) HP
11 7 (9.86%) Test Management
11 7 (9.86%) JIRA
11 7 (9.86%) User Stories
12 6 (8.45%) Automation Testing
12 6 (8.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (8.45%) Software Testing
12 6 (8.45%) SQL
13 5 (7.04%) Retail Banking
14 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
14 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
14 4 (5.63%) Test Planning
14 4 (5.63%) Test Strategy
14 4 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (5.63%) MS Office
14 4 (5.63%) Project Management

UAT Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (1.41%) FileNet
1 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Office
2 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Misys Midas
1 1 (1.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.41%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) JIRA
2 3 (4.23%) Selenium
3 2 (2.82%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 29 (40.85%) Finance
2 17 (23.94%) Banking
3 10 (14.08%) Retail
4 5 (7.04%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Back Office
5 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.41%) Front Office
6 1 (1.41%) Games
6 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.41%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Fixed Income
2 3 (4.23%) Equities
2 3 (4.23%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.82%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.41%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.41%) Android
2 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (29.58%) Test Scripting
3 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.49%) Waterfall
5 8 (11.27%) Migration
5 8 (11.27%) Manual Testing
6 7 (9.86%) Test Management
6 7 (9.86%) User Stories
7 6 (8.45%) Automation Testing
7 6 (8.45%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.63%) Project Management
8 4 (5.63%) Test Strategy
8 4 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.63%) Test Planning
9 3 (4.23%) Change Management
9 3 (4.23%) Regression Testing
9 3 (4.23%) CRM
9 3 (4.23%) System Testing
9 3 (4.23%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) ISEB
2 14 (19.72%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) EMIR
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) HP
2 2 (2.82%) IBM
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.41%) Murex
3 1 (1.41%) ION Trading
3 1 (1.41%) hybris
3 1 (1.41%) SAP
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