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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UAT Manager
Rank 576 562 523
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -39
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Manager 31 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.038% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.041% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 22
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£423 £425 £486
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £308 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +8.90%
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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 26 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 22 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 -24 21 £425 +6.58%
London -4 10 £431 -4.16%
Edinburgh - 9 £400 -
Scotland - 9 £400 -
South East -11 4 £398 -20.50%
City of London +8 2 £400 -
Northamptonshire +1 2 £425 +89.94%
East Midlands -10 2 £425 +89.94%
North West -23 2 £471 +15.64%
Hampshire - 2 £420 -
Havant - 2 £420 -
Northampton - 2 £425 -
South West +9 1 - -
Wiltshire +3 1 - -
Berkshire -6 1 - -
West Yorkshire -10 1 £400 +0.62%
Yorkshire -14 1 £400 +0.62%
East Sussex - 1 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £450 -
Leeds - 1 £400 -
Liverpool - 1 £493 -
East of England - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £375 -
Merseyside - 1 £493 -

UAT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 45 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (28.89%) Banking
3 12 (26.67%) Finance
3 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 11 (24.44%) Test Management
4 11 (24.44%) Retail
5 10 (22.22%) Migration
6 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
7 6 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.33%) QA
7 6 (13.33%) ISEB
8 5 (11.11%) SAP
8 5 (11.11%) Retail Banking
8 5 (11.11%) Test Planning
9 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
9 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
9 4 (8.89%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (8.89%) ERP
9 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.89%) Project Management
10 3 (6.67%) SAP HR
10 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Lync
11 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
11 2 (4.44%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (4.44%) Citrix

UAT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (4.44%) Lync
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) SAP HR
2 2 (4.44%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MSTest
General
1 13 (28.89%) Banking
2 12 (26.67%) Finance
3 11 (24.44%) Retail
4 5 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Local Government
5 1 (2.22%) Billing
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) XMPP
2 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.22%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) UNIX
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 11 (24.44%) Test Management
4 10 (22.22%) Migration
5 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
6 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.11%) Test Planning
8 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.89%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (8.89%) ERP
8 4 (8.89%) Project Management
9 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
10 2 (4.44%) CRM
10 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
11 1 (2.22%) Supplier Management
11 1 (2.22%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C
2 1 (2.22%) Perl
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) ISEB
2 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) SAP
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Citrix
3 2 (4.44%) Siemens
3 2 (4.44%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) Siebel
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Progress
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com