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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing Analyst
Rank 597 564 579
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +15
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Analyst 33 80 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.14% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.15% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 54 36
Median daily rate £275 £343 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% +3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £229 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £421 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £256 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
-14.58% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 22 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 7 December 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 -22 30 £275 -18.51% 8
London -17 20 £275 -24.39% 2
South East +24 4 £300 -8.11% 1
Edinburgh +22 3 £200 -42.85%
Scotland +15 3 £200 -46.66% 1
East Midlands -2 3 - -
Leicester - 3 - -
Leicestershire - 3 - -
Oxford +1 2 £250 -20.00%
Oxfordshire -1 2 £300 -4.00%
City of London -6 2 £256 -31.66% 2
West Sussex +10 1 £213 -22.72%
East of England +6 1 - - 1
North West +3 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -2 1 - - 1
West Midlands -24 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -
Witney - 1 £300 -
Telford - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £213 -
Hampshire - 1 £400 - 1

UAT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 86 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 33 (38.37%) Test Scripting
3 29 (33.72%) JIRA
4 25 (29.07%) Finance
5 21 (24.42%) Banking
5 21 (24.42%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (19.77%) ISTQB
7 15 (17.44%) Defect Management
8 14 (16.28%) QA
8 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (16.28%) SQL
9 11 (12.79%) Retail
9 11 (12.79%) Sonata
10 10 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (10.47%) Regression Testing
11 9 (10.47%) HP
11 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (9.30%) Functional Testing
13 7 (8.14%) Thunderhead
13 7 (8.14%) ISEB
13 7 (8.14%) .NET
13 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
13 7 (8.14%) CRM
14 6 (6.98%) Oracle
14 6 (6.98%) SAS
14 6 (6.98%) Back Office
14 6 (6.98%) Software Testing
14 6 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
14 6 (6.98%) Asset Management
14 6 (6.98%) Scrum

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 6 (6.98%) SAS
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) Confluence
3 1 (1.16%) Documentum
3 1 (1.16%) FileNet
3 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Sonata
2 2 (2.33%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.16%) Adaptiv
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.16%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.16%) IaaS
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) Firewall
2 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) Base SAS
1 6 (6.98%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (33.72%) JIRA
2 3 (3.49%) Selenium
2 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.16%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.16%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.16%) Zephyr
General
1 25 (29.07%) Finance
2 21 (24.42%) Banking
3 11 (12.79%) Retail
4 6 (6.98%) Back Office
5 4 (4.65%) Games
6 3 (3.49%) Multimedia
7 2 (2.33%) Automotive
7 2 (2.33%) Front Office
7 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.33%) Marketing
7 2 (2.33%) Publishing
8 1 (1.16%) Law
8 1 (1.16%) Legal
8 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.16%) JSON
3 1 (1.16%) RESTful
3 1 (1.16%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) EPoS
3 4 (4.65%) Equities
4 2 (2.33%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.33%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.33%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.16%) iPad
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Windows
2 2 (2.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.16%) Linux
3 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 33 (38.37%) Test Scripting
3 15 (17.44%) Defect Management
4 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.47%) Regression Testing
6 8 (9.30%) Functional Testing
7 7 (8.14%) CRM
8 6 (6.98%) Asset Management
8 6 (6.98%) Investment Management
8 6 (6.98%) Programme Management
8 6 (6.98%) Scrum
8 6 (6.98%) Software Testing
8 6 (6.98%) Test Strategy
9 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.81%) Migration
9 5 (5.81%) Service Management
9 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.81%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (4.65%) Project Management
10 4 (4.65%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.28%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) Java
3 3 (3.49%) C#
4 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) ISTQB
2 10 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (8.14%) ISEB
4 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) Degree
6 2 (2.33%) ACCA
6 2 (2.33%) CIMA
7 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (24.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) HP
2 7 (8.14%) Thunderhead
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle
4 5 (5.81%) SAP
5 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.33%) Guidewire
6 2 (2.33%) Remedy
6 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.16%) hybris
7 1 (1.16%) Informatica
7 1 (1.16%) OpenText
Bathgate, West Lothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
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