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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing Analyst
Rank 609 589 566
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -23
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Analyst 46 65 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 50 57
Median daily rate £330 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £300 £233
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 2016.

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 29 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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 42 £335 +11.66% 10
London +1 22 £328 -12.66% 5
Surrey +12 8 £350 -11.61%
South East +6 8 £350 +7.69% 1
Scotland +6 4 £200 -11.11% 1
West Midlands -33 4 £320 +6.66% 1
South West +13 3 £225 -25.00%
Edinburgh +12 3 £200 -11.11% 1
North West +17 2 - - 1
Leicestershire +5 2 - -
Leicester -1 2 - -
East Midlands -7 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £288 -
Croydon - 2 £360 -
Warwick - 2 £288 -
Somerset +18 1 - -
City of London +13 1 £600 - 2
Glasgow +12 1 - -
East of England +7 1 - - 1
Bath +2 1 - -
Manchester -3 1 - -
Coventry -20 1 £340 +13.33%
Birmingham - 1 £375 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £225 -
Guildford - 1 £425 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £225 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

UAT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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.

1 115 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 39 (33.91%) Test Scripting
3 35 (30.43%) Finance
4 27 (23.48%) Banking
5 26 (22.61%) JIRA
6 23 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (15.65%) ISTQB
8 17 (14.78%) Retail
8 17 (14.78%) SQL
9 16 (13.91%) Defect Management
10 15 (13.04%) QA
10 15 (13.04%) Migration
11 14 (12.17%) Regression Testing
11 14 (12.17%) CRM
12 12 (10.43%) SAP
12 12 (10.43%) Integration Testing
13 11 (9.57%) Sonata
13 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (9.57%) SDLC
13 11 (9.57%) ISEB
14 10 (8.70%) Microsoft
14 10 (8.70%) E-Commerce
14 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
14 10 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (8.70%) Functional Testing
14 10 (8.70%) System Testing
15 9 (7.83%) Manual Testing
15 9 (7.83%) HP
15 9 (7.83%) Software 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 7 (6.09%) SAS
1 7 (6.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.87%) Confluence
2 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (9.57%) Sonata
2 2 (1.74%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.87%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.87%) IaaS
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) Office 365
2 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.22%) Base SAS
1 6 (5.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.87%) MS Access
3 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (22.61%) JIRA
2 8 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.74%) Selenium
3 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.87%) JMeter
4 1 (0.87%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.87%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.87%) Zephyr
General
1 35 (30.43%) Finance
2 27 (23.48%) Banking
3 17 (14.78%) Retail
4 6 (5.22%) Back Office
5 3 (2.61%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Automotive
6 2 (1.74%) Games
6 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Publishing
7 1 (0.87%) Marketing
7 1 (0.87%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) .NET
2 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.74%) XML
3 1 (0.87%) FIXML
3 1 (0.87%) JSON
3 1 (0.87%) RESTful
3 1 (0.87%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.48%) Credit Risk
2 4 (3.48%) Equities
3 3 (2.61%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.61%) EPoS
4 2 (1.74%) Derivative
4 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.74%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.87%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.87%) iPad
5 1 (0.87%) Statistics
5 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.74%) Windows
2 1 (0.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 39 (33.91%) Test Scripting
3 23 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.91%) Defect Management
5 15 (13.04%) Migration
6 14 (12.17%) CRM
6 14 (12.17%) Regression Testing
7 12 (10.43%) Integration Testing
8 11 (9.57%) SDLC
9 10 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 10 (8.70%) Functional Testing
9 10 (8.70%) System Testing
10 9 (7.83%) Manual Testing
10 9 (7.83%) Software Testing
11 8 (6.96%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (6.96%) Waterfall
12 7 (6.09%) Asset Management
12 7 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (5.22%) Business Analysis
13 6 (5.22%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.78%) SQL
2 4 (3.48%) Java
3 2 (1.74%) C#
4 1 (0.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (15.65%) ISTQB
2 11 (9.57%) ISEB
3 10 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.61%) Degree
6 1 (0.87%) ACCA
6 1 (0.87%) CIMA
6 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) Basel III
2 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.87%) EMIR
2 1 (0.87%) MiFID
2 1 (0.87%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (10.43%) SAP
2 10 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.83%) HP
4 7 (6.09%) IBM
4 7 (6.09%) Thunderhead
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle
6 2 (1.74%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.74%) Pega
6 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.87%) Informatica
7 1 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.87%) Remedy
7 1 (0.87%) Twitter