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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UAT Manager
Rank 572 542 557
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Manager 27 31 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.059% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.064% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 30
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£438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £342 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £438 £364
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +20.27%
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
52000 48616 53775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.66% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31509 28830 30178
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2090 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £39.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 2014.

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 13 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 21 August 2014. 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 -20 24 £425 - 2
London +8 14 £500 +21.21% 2
City of London +24 3 £488 +18.18%
North West +1 2 £403 -5.29%
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

UAT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 47 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (51.06%) Finance
3 20 (42.55%) Banking
3 20 (42.55%) Test Scripting
4 15 (31.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (27.66%) Test Management
6 11 (23.40%) Retail
7 9 (19.15%) QA
7 9 (19.15%) Test Strategy
8 8 (17.02%) ISEB
8 8 (17.02%) Logistics
9 7 (14.89%) Retail Banking
10 6 (12.77%) SAP
10 6 (12.77%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (10.64%) Regression Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Migration
12 4 (8.51%) Investment Management
12 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
13 3 (6.38%) IVR
13 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
14 2 (4.26%) SQL
14 2 (4.26%) Oracle
14 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
14 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
14 2 (4.26%) CRM
14 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
14 2 (4.26%) Avaya
14 2 (4.26%) Agresso
14 2 (4.26%) Change Management
14 2 (4.26%) Front Office

UAT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Agresso
2 1 (2.13%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) TestNG
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 24 (51.06%) Finance
2 20 (42.55%) Banking
3 11 (23.40%) Retail
4 7 (14.89%) Retail Banking
5 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.26%) Front Office
6 2 (4.26%) Back Office
7 1 (2.13%) Automotive
7 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.13%) Local Government
7 1 (2.13%) Billing
7 1 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) IVR
2 1 (2.13%) FMCG
2 1 (2.13%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (42.55%) Test Scripting
3 15 (31.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (27.66%) Test Management
5 9 (19.15%) Test Strategy
6 8 (17.02%) Logistics
7 5 (10.64%) Migration
7 5 (10.64%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Investment Management
8 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.26%) Wealth Management
9 2 (4.26%) Use Case
9 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.26%) CRM
9 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.26%) Change Management
9 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) ISEB
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) SAP
2 2 (4.26%) ATG
2 2 (4.26%) Avaloq
2 2 (4.26%) Avaya
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.13%) Vermilion
3 1 (2.13%) Cognos
3 1 (2.13%) Siebel
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) HP
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