The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had UAT Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst - UAT
Rank 606 612 562
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -50
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Analyst 47 46 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.079% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.083% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 52
Median daily rate £325 £295 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £356 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £269 £233
% change year-on-year
+19.06% +15.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £190.00 - -
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
51261 55415 53407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33404 35221 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2084 2091
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

UAT Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured UAT Test Analyst in the job title.

UAT Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UAT Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

UAT Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UAT Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UAT Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

UAT Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UAT Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

UAT Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UAT Test Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 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 +1 40 £325 +9.24% 2
London -2 15 £325 - 1
South East +15 13 £350 +75.00%
Surrey - 8 £350 -
Scotland +18 7 £225 - 1
South West +6 5 £225 -
Edinburgh +6 4 £225 -
Kent +5 4 £425 +112.50%
West Midlands -32 3 £300 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £225 -
Croydon - 3 £350 -
Gloucester - 3 £225 -
Glasgow +12 2 £188 -
West Yorkshire +6 2 £315 +9.56%
Leeds -2 2 £315 +12.50%
Yorkshire -4 2 £315 +6.77%
Warwickshire - 2 £288 -
Warwick - 2 £288 -
East of England +17 1 £338 -
North West +15 1 - -
Manchester -3 1 - -
Livingston - 1 £205 -
Bath - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £425 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £375 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £205 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £338 -

UAT Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, UAT Test 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 103 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 37 (35.92%) Test Scripting
3 26 (25.24%) Finance
4 25 (24.27%) Banking
5 24 (23.30%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (21.36%) JIRA
7 21 (20.39%) ISTQB
8 20 (19.42%) Regression Testing
9 17 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (15.53%) Defect Management
11 15 (14.56%) Retail
12 14 (13.59%) Integration Testing
13 13 (12.62%) QA
13 13 (12.62%) Migration
13 13 (12.62%) SAP
14 12 (11.65%) SQL
15 11 (10.68%) CRM
15 11 (10.68%) ISEB
15 11 (10.68%) Manual Testing
15 11 (10.68%) Sonata
15 11 (10.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 11 (10.68%) Functional Testing
16 10 (9.71%) SDLC
16 10 (9.71%) Software Testing
16 10 (9.71%) HP
17 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
17 9 (8.74%) E-Commerce
17 9 (8.74%) MS Excel
17 9 (8.74%) System Testing
17 9 (8.74%) System Integration Testing

UAT Test 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 (6.80%) SAS
1 7 (6.80%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.97%) Confluence
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Sonata
2 2 (1.94%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.97%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.97%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) IaaS
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.97%) Office 365
1 1 (0.97%) PaaS
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) Base SAS
1 6 (5.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.97%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (21.36%) JIRA
2 8 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.94%) JMeter
3 2 (1.94%) Selenium
4 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.97%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.97%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.97%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (25.24%) Finance
2 25 (24.27%) Banking
3 15 (14.56%) Retail
4 6 (5.83%) Back Office
5 4 (3.88%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.91%) Publishing
7 2 (1.94%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) .NET
2 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.94%) Web Services
3 1 (0.97%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.88%) Equities
3 3 (2.91%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.91%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.94%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.97%) AS400
5 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.97%) EPoS
5 1 (0.97%) iPad
5 1 (0.97%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 37 (35.92%) Test Scripting
3 20 (19.42%) Regression Testing
4 17 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (15.53%) Defect Management
6 14 (13.59%) Integration Testing
7 13 (12.62%) Migration
8 11 (10.68%) CRM
8 11 (10.68%) Functional Testing
8 11 (10.68%) Manual Testing
9 10 (9.71%) SDLC
9 10 (9.71%) Software Testing
10 9 (8.74%) E-Commerce
10 9 (8.74%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (8.74%) System Testing
11 8 (7.77%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.83%) Asset Management
12 6 (5.83%) Investment Management
12 6 (5.83%) Programme Management
12 6 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.65%) SQL
2 2 (1.94%) C#
2 2 (1.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (20.39%) ISTQB
2 11 (10.68%) ISEB
2 11 (10.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.97%) Degree
4 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.62%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.97%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (23.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) SAP
2 10 (9.71%) HP
3 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.80%) IBM
4 7 (6.80%) Thunderhead
5 2 (1.94%) Guidewire
5 2 (1.94%) Pega
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle
6 1 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.97%) Twitter