The table below looks at the statistics for the UAT Manager 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing Manager
Rank 583 586 557
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -29
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Manager 43 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.050% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.053% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 15
Average daily rate £450 £428 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £308 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £525 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £409 £383
% change year-on-year
+10.09% +6.72%
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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

UAT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UAT Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UAT Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UAT Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAT Manager within the UK.

UAT Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UAT Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UAT Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

UAT Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UAT Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAT Manager within the UK.

UAT Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UAT Manager
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 31 £450 +5.88% 6
Scotland +7 12 £500 +16.27% 1
London +6 11 £450 -2.70% 2
Edinburgh -5 10 £475 +10.46% 1
North West -13 6 £475 +18.75%
South West +6 5 £375 -3.84% 3
Yorkshire -18 4 £325 -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 £475 -
Cheshire - 3 £475 -
Somerset - 3 £360 - 1
Bath - 2 £360 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
City of London +30 1 £375 -21.87%
South East +13 1 £400 -11.11% 1
Hampshire +5 1 £400 -
Swindon -4 1 £375 -3.84%
Wiltshire -6 1 £375 -3.84%
Birmingham - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
Chester - 1 £450 -
Macclesfield - 1 £500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £400 -
Corby - 1 £425 -
Street - 1 £533 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 -
Doncaster - 1 £325 -
Sheffield - 1 £325 -

UAT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited UAT Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 73 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 36 (49.32%) Finance
3 20 (27.40%) Test Management
4 19 (26.03%) Test Scripting
5 16 (21.92%) Banking
6 13 (17.81%) Test Strategy
7 12 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (15.07%) Retail
8 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (13.70%) Migration
10 8 (10.96%) SAP
10 8 (10.96%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (9.59%) Non-Functional Testing
12 6 (8.22%) Functional Testing
12 6 (8.22%) Defect Management
12 6 (8.22%) Oracle
12 6 (8.22%) HP
12 6 (8.22%) Project Management
12 6 (8.22%) Programme Management
12 6 (8.22%) JIRA
13 5 (6.85%) Retail Banking
13 5 (6.85%) Marketing
13 5 (6.85%) QA
13 5 (6.85%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (6.85%) Test Planning
13 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
14 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
14 4 (5.48%) Software Testing
15 3 (4.11%) SAP Oil and Gas

UAT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited UAT Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.37%) Confluence
2 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) Mingle
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) JIRA
2 2 (2.74%) Selenium
3 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.37%) MSTest
3 1 (1.37%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.37%) Zephyr
General
1 36 (49.32%) Finance
2 16 (21.92%) Banking
3 11 (15.07%) Retail
4 5 (6.85%) Marketing
4 5 (6.85%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.11%) Electronics
7 2 (2.74%) Back Office
7 2 (2.74%) International Banking
7 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.37%) Automotive
8 1 (1.37%) Billing
8 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) XML
2 1 (1.37%) HTML
2 1 (1.37%) Middleware
2 1 (1.37%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.74%) User Experience
3 1 (1.37%) FMCG
3 1 (1.37%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (27.40%) Test Management
3 19 (26.03%) Test Scripting
4 13 (17.81%) Test Strategy
5 12 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (13.70%) Migration
8 8 (10.96%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (9.59%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (8.22%) Defect Management
10 6 (8.22%) Functional Testing
10 6 (8.22%) Programme Management
10 6 (8.22%) Project Management
11 5 (6.85%) Test Planning
12 4 (5.48%) Software Testing
13 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (4.11%) Data Migration
13 3 (4.11%) Digital Marketing
13 3 (4.11%) Integration Testing
13 3 (4.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) ISEB
2 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.37%) Degree
3 1 (1.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) GxP
2 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) SAP
2 6 (8.22%) HP
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) IBM
4 2 (2.74%) hybris
4 2 (2.74%) JDA
5 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.37%) Progress
5 1 (1.37%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.37%) Unisys
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